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  Myanmar Wide Web - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Myanmar Wide Web (MWW) is the intranet maintained by the military government of Myanmar (aka Burma).
The MWW is designed to keep users away from information or artistic works that could possibly "subvert" the régime, cause ethnic tension, or encourage political instability in the view of the military junta.
MPT (Myanmar Post and Telecoms) is the governmenet ISP, and Myanmar Teleport (formerly BaganNET) is the semi-government ISP.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Myanmar_Wide_Web   (222 words)

  
 Myanmar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Myanmar is located between Bangladesh and Thailand, with China to the north and India to the north-west, with coastline on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.
The fertile plains of the Ayeyarwady and Thanlwin Rivers are in the central lowlands of Myanmar.
Buddhism in Myanmar is predominantly Theravada Buddhism and is practised by 89% of the population, especially the Bamar (and its subgroups, including the Rakhine), Shan, Mon, and Chinese.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Myanmar   (3704 words)

  
 Myanmar - MSN Encarta
Myanmar, officially, Union of Myanmar, republic in Southeast Asia, bounded on the west by Bangladesh; on the northwest by India’s Assam State; on the northeast by China’s Yunnan Province; on the east by Laos and Thailand; and on the southwest by the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
Myanmar (pronounced myahn-mahr) was known as Burma until 1989; the English version of the country’s name was changed by the military government that took over in 1988.
Myanmar’s richest soils are found in a narrow alluvial strip along the Bay of Bengal, where mountain streams irrigate the land in the wide Irrawaddy and Sittang river valleys.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574495/Myanmar.html   (696 words)

  
 HOTELS RESORTS TRAVEL LEISURE TOURS MYANMAR
Myanmar's ethnically diverse population is a result of three major migrations from Tibet and Central Asia, the cradle of humanity.
Myanmar is popularly known as The Land of Festivals because of the countless religious and cultural festivals that take place all ycar round.
The Myanmar Traditional Equestrian Festival or Myin-Khin-Thabin is a national festival which is held annually in Yangon In ancient times, this festival provided the Myanmar Kings with the opportunity to demonstrate their military might, but today its main purpose is for the perpetuation of Myanmar patriotism.
asiatravel.com /myaninfo.html   (1327 words)

  
 Meteoroloo.com :: Myanmar - myanmar travel
The myanmar tour operators Japanese expelled the British with the help of Aung San and occupied the country during World War II but it was retaken by the British in 1945.
In myanmar traders 1988, protests against economic mismanagement and political opression were violently repressed; on August 8 of that year, the military opened fire on demonstrators in what has come to be known as the 8888 uprising (a partial list of victims is here).
Myanmar is divided into seven divisions and seven myanmar states, based on the dominant ethnic groups.
www.meteoroloo.com /Met-countries-m-r/Myanmar.html   (1552 words)

  
 Myanmar -
The Union of Myanmar (also known as the Union of Burma by bodies and states who do not recognize the ruling military junta) is the largest country (in geographical area) in mainland Southeast Asia.
During British colonisation, Myanmar was the wealthiest country in Southeast Asia and was believed to be on the fast track to development.
The government is widely known for its persecution of minority groups throughout the country, particularly because of civil unrest and calls for secession and self-autonomy.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Myanmar   (3354 words)

  
 Myanmar travel guide - Wikitravel
It lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea coast with Bangladesh and India to the west, China to the north, and Laos and Thailand to the east.
Myanmar has been subject to rule by a harsh military junta for much of the past 40 years, and has a reputation abroad for brutally crushing political dissent, as in the case of the frequent house arrests of democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi.
The official language of Myanmar is Burmese (known by the government as Myanmar), closely related to Tibetan and Chinese.
wikitravel.org /en/Myanmar   (3630 words)

  
 Myan Thu Thu Tourism Co., Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Myanmar (formerly Burma) fertile land with rich natural resources is the largest country in the South East Asia Peninsular.
Myanmar is richly endowed with renewable and non-renewable energy resources, which are being exploited by state sector with the participation of local and foreign investors.
Myanmar is a union of 135 ethnic groups with their own languages and dialects.
www.actmvmyanmar.com /myanmarinbrief.htm   (544 words)

  
 Myanmar Travel, Tours, Transport, Travelling, Agency (agent) SM Tours & Transport (Burma)
The capital and gateway to the Myanmar is called "The Garden City of the East" with lush tropical flowers, trees and beautiful lakes.
Buddha images are carved into the wall of the bank and the visitor can climb and visit the Akauktaung pagoda, which lies at the top of the bank.
Puta-O is located at the northern extremity in Myanmar and surrounded by snowpeaked mountains.
www.smmyanmar.com /where.htm   (2056 words)

  
 TREES COMMONLY CULTIVATED IN SOUTHEAST ASIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leaflets are 1.5–6 cm long and 0.7–4 cm wide, blunt at base and tip, with a minute point at the tip and a short point at the base.
Ecology: Thrives in a wide range of soils, temperatures and rainfall patterns and is found on poor soils from sea level to 1,500 m elevation surviving temperatures from below 0°C to over 40°C and annual rainfall down to 130 mm.
Tolerates a wide range of conditions from sea level to 1,200 m altitude and annual rainfall from 750– 5,000 mm.
www.fao.org /DOCREP/005/AC775E/AC775E03.htm   (10209 words)

  
 HEALTH-ASIA: Golden Triangle Heroin Trade Fuels HIV/AIDS
Underdevelopment in Myanmar in particular is fuelling an opiu m-driven economy, which depends not only on opium cultivation but also its use as a means of barter.
In India's northeastern states - there are seven altogether - large sections of the youth are now threatened by a rising HIV infection, drug and alcohol abuse and other chronic killers such as malaria and tuberculosis.
In Myanmar, needle sharing, a proliferation of brothels, lack of public awaeess campaigns and a weak public health infrastructure have contributed to an explosion in the number of HIV-positive cases, 'The Nation' magazine of New York reported last December.
www.aegis.com /news/ips/1997/IP970414.html   (1109 words)

  
 Myanmar
Myanmar team has 13/18 players who were born between 1979 and 1983.
That means these players still remain in Myanmar national team up to 2001 whereas most players in other teams aren’t young enough to participate in later SEA Games.
Coupled with who else but the inspirational wonderwork and skipper of Myanmar football, Myo Hlain Win, the team is a marauding opposition that is capable of tearing apart the best of defenses with their speed and skills.
www.geocities.com /Colosseum/Dugout/3559/myanteam.htm   (413 words)

  
 CNN.com - Amnesty in key Myanmar visit - Dec. 2, 2003
We are planning to discuss with the State Peace and Development Council the human rights situation in the country, including the release of all prisoners of conscience; the administration of justice; and political imprisonment," Amnesty said in a statement.
Myanmar is under pressure from the international community to end the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy groups by the military-backed government and begin much touted reforms towards democracy.
Amnesty first visited Myanmar in February this year and high on the list of the group's concerns will be the detention of National League for Democracy (NLD) opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/12/02/myanmar.amnesty   (611 words)

  
 The Drug Situation in the Union of Myanmar - Opium and Heroin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Myanmar's world-wide share was only 15%, compared to 43% in the early 1990s.
More importantly, when assessing the complexity of opium reduction in Myanmar, is the fact that illicit opiates are produced mainly in the mountainous border areas controlled by ethnic minorities.
The Government plans to have Myanmar opium-free by 2014, one year earlier than the target date set by the ASEAN community.
www.unodc.org /myanmar/en/report_2001-02-21_1_page003.html   (1211 words)

  
 Myanmar - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Union of Myanmar, (also known as the Union of Burma), is the largest country (in geographical area) in mainland Southeast Asia.
The regime is accused of having a poor human rights record, and the human rights situation in the country is a subject of concern for a wide number of international organizations.
Myanmar is divided into seven divisions and seven states, based on the dominant ethnic groups.
www.voyager.in /Burma   (2238 words)

  
 WIDE:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The objective of this paper, written for WIDE [2], is to develop gender and trade indicators to assess bilateral trade agreements between the European Union and other countries [3].
She is member of WIDE and was co-chair of the WIDE Working Group on Alternative Economics and Trade between 1995 and 1999.
WIDE can be contacted at Rue de la science 10, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM, e-mail WIDE seeks to integrate gender equality in European development policies, as well as in European trade policies.
www.eurosur.org /wide/Globalisation/Gender_indicators.htm   (9618 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Myanmar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Union of Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia.
The name Union of Myanmar is recognized by the United Nations, but several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada refer to Myanmar as Burma.
Myanmar has been under military rule since 1988.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Myanmar   (833 words)

  
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Underdevelopment in Myanmar in particular is fuelling an opium-driven economy, which depends not only on opium cultivation but also its use as a means of barter.
In Myanmar, needle sharing, a proliferation of brothels, lack of public awareness campaigns and a weak public health infrastructure have contributed to an explosion in the number of HIV-positive cases, the New York-based The Nation magazine reported last December.
While several UN agencies have been conducting AIDS awareness and prevention programmes for many years in Myanmar, there appear to be constraints affecting health projects in the northern provinces.
www.hsph.harvard.edu /Organizations/healthnet/HIV/docs/sea-aids/stid/stid6.txt   (906 words)

  
 Myanmar: Amnesty International's first visit to Myanmar Official statement.
As you know, it is Amnesty International's policy to seek visits to all countries around the world, in order to investigate the human rights situation and to hold talks with the authorities and other actors with the aim of protecting and promoting human rights.
During the meetings with the SPDC officials, Amnesty International also raised cases of recently arrested political prisoners and appealed for the immediate release on humanitarian grounds of one such prisoner held in Insein Correctional Facility in Yangon with her 18 month old child.
Since 1999, the authorities in Myanmar have made significant improvements in conditions of detention in many facilities throughout the country.
www.amnestyusa.org /regions/asia/document.do?id=700142FB2AADDD6D80256CC900667D3B   (1348 words)

  
 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After its first ever visit to Myanmar, Amnesty International called upon the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC, Myanmar's military government), to release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience still held throughout the country.
The organization, which had been requesting access to Myanmar since 1988, welcomed the efforts made by the government officials in Myanmar to accommodate the delegation's requests and the frank discussions it held with Ministers, police and prison of!
It is Amnesty International's policy to seek visits to all countries around the world, in order to investigate the human rights situation, and to hold talks with the authorities and other actors with the aim of protecting and promoting human rights.
www.mizzima.com /archives/news-in-2003/news-in-feb/10-feb03-12.htm   (583 words)

  
 Myanmar Wide Web: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Myanmar Wide Web (MWW) is the intranet intranet quick summary:
The MWW is designed to keep users away from information or artistic works that could possibly "subvert" the régime, EHandler: no quick summary.
A website, web site or www site (often shortened to just site) is a collection of webpages, that is, html/xhtml documents accessible via...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/my/myanmar_wide_web.htm   (275 words)

  
 Myanmar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Main article: History of Myanmar Previously an independent kingdom, in 1886 Burma was annexed by the British Empire as a part of India.
The Japanese invaded and occupied the country during World War II but it was retaken by the British in 1945.
Main article: Administrative divisions of Myanmar Myanmar is divided into 7 divisions and 7 states.
myanmar.ask.dyndns.dk   (895 words)

  
 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> .mm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As of May 1, 2006, the nic.mm site did not appear to be accessible, at least when accessed from the United States.
This could be because it is down, or because it is intentionally inaccessible to foreigners; Myanmar is known for its "Myanmar Wide Web", a firewalled intranet that is the only thing most citizens can access in place of the wide-open global Internet; foreign sites not specifically approved by the government are blocked from access.
It is possible that there could be blockage in the opposite direction as well, preventing people outside their country from accessing some official Myanmar sites such as their domain registry.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/.mm   (193 words)

  
 Mizzima Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To protect themselves from dissention, the SPDC has made publishing any unauthorized materials a jail worthy crime and, as the rest of the world connects through the world wide web, has restricted all access to the internet.
The New Light of Myanmar is a total propaganda machine for the government.
The country of Burma is one of the most gravely separated from the connecting World Wide Web.
www.mizzima.com /media-in-burma   (460 words)

  
 Burma 2001
While you will be constantly reminded of past ages in Myanmar, the country's infrastructure is beginning to change rapidly with new hotels, cosmopolitan restaurants, and international businesses mushrooming.
The land price includes all domestic flights in Myanmar, ground transportation in air conditioned bus, hotels (3 and 4 star or best available), all meals, all entrance fees, tips of a group nature, and the services of an English-speaking local guide and photographic guide in Myanmar.
Insight Myanmar's performance during the Burma 2001 photo tour has been marvelous, and I would like to single out Daniel (our Insight Myanmar guide) for unstinted praise for his frenetic efforts to make things happen for us all.
www.denniscox.com /burma.htm   (1833 words)

  
 Myanmar
About 29 percent of the population are found in urban areas, although this continues to grow due to migration to the cities.
Since July 1997 Myanmar is a member of the Association of South East Asian States (ASEAN).
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www.us-asean.org /myanmar.asp   (2096 words)

  
 Myanmar Travel Information: Myanmar travel agents & suppliers
- Mandalay is the historical old capital, a capital of Myanmar culture, Buddhist Sasana and Myanmar traditional arts and crafts and cultural memorials and Buddhist edifices and Myanmar's second largest city.
- The main tourist destination in Myanmar is Bagan, capital of the first Myanmar Empire; one of the richest archaeological sites in South-east Asia.
The pagoda is said to have been built during the life-time of the Buddha over 2400 years ago.
myanmartravelinformation.com   (308 words)

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