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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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In Far-Flung Myanmar, a Land of Contradictions

12 hours 57 min ago
However, in 1949, as Mao began taking over China, the American missionary J. Russell Morse was forced to leave Yunnan Province and seek refuge across the border in Burma, then still a British colony. Leading several thousands of his Church of Christ ... catched

Ashin Wirathu: Myanmar and its vitriolic monk

Fri, 2015-01-23 04:35
Myanmar's most radical Buddhist monk is famed for his angry speeches, stoking fears that the Muslim minority will one day overrun the country. Now Ashin Wirathu has drawn the ire of the UN by calling its special envoy to Myanmar (formerly known as ... catched

Peace and reconciliation, challenges for Burmese Catholics

Thu, 2015-01-22 15:30
However, even Christians and the Catholic Church - which has recently celebrated 500 years in the country - still face unresolved issues with the Buddhist majority, the legacy of a colonial past that has led many Burmese to associate Christianity ... catched