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Paung Town

Paung Town is a Town in Paung Township of Thaton District, Mon State, Myanmar. It lies between latitude 16.61678 and longitude 97.45672.Paung Town is subdivided into 4 Wards include Moe Naing Ward, Ka Don See Ward, Paung Ward, and Ka Dar Ward.

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Win Tin, Myanmar democracy veteran, mourned by hundreds

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:15
A founder of the National League for Democracy (NLD), he served 19 years in prison for his opposition to military rule in Myanmar, formerly called Burma. Released in 2008, Win Tin was seen as a close aide to Aung San Suu Kyi but also held the power to ... catched

Top Gear expresses regret for 'slope' remark in Burma special

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:09
The executive producer of Top Gear has expressed regret for a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism. Broadcast in March, the show saw Jeremy Clarkson use the word "slope" as an Asian man crossed a ... catched

New Species Related to 'Penis Snake' Discovered in Burma

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:14
RANGOON — A new species of a strange order of limbless amphibian has been discovered in Burma, according to a report in a scientific journal for animal taxonomists. The Ichthyophis multicolor, or the “colorful ich,” was discovered in Burma's Irrawaddy ... catched