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Britannica.com (http://www.britannica.com/)
Encyclopedia Britannica: article.

Britannica.com (http://www.britannica.com/)
Encyclopedia Britannica: articles and information on Burma .

Burma (http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bm.html)
Part of CIA's World factbook, this page provides general information and statistics about
Burma, summarized into following subdivisions: geography, people, government, economy,
communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. Includes a map and flag.

Burma 2001 (http://workmall.com/wfb2001/burma/)
Photius Coutsoukis provides a 2001 country profile of Burma, which is also called Myanmar.
The profile includes information about the geography, population, economy, government,
leaders, military, transportation, communications, and international issues of the country. This
information was obtained from the 2001 U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) World
Factbook. Links to Web sites that offer maps and images of the flag of the country are
available.

Burma Geography (http://www.photius.com/wfb/wfb1999/burma/burma%5Fgeography.html)
Offers information on the geography of Burma, provided by Photius Coutsoukis. Discusses
the country's climate, terrain, land use, natural hazards, and environment. Provides access to
information on the country's population, government, economy, transportation, military, and
transnational issues.

Burma Geography
2000 (http://www.photius.com/wfb2000/countries/burma/burma%5Fgeography.html)
This country profile of Burma, also known as Myanmar, includes information on the country's
geography, population, government, economy, communications systems, transportation
systems, military forces, and transnational issues. Photius Coutsoukis provides the profile as
a service of Information Technology Associates, and notes that the 2000 CIA World Factbook
is the source of the information.

Burma: Basic Facts (http://www.nationbynation.com/Burma/index.html)
Nation by Nation.com, a service of MultiEducator, Inc., presents basic facts about Burma
(Myanmar). These facts cover such topics as the geography, government, and history of the
country.

Burma: Geography (http://www.theodora.com/wfb/burma%5Fgeography.html)
Information Technology Associates presents information on the geography of Burma,
including the climate, terrain, natural resources, land use, and natural hazards. Information
Technology Associates also discusses the country's population, government, economy,
transportation, and communication.

Destination Myanmar (Burma) (http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/sea/myan.htm)
Provides basic information about the country.

Environment of South and Southeast Asia (http://www.lib.duke.edu/forest/richards.html)
http://www.foresthistory.org/Research/richards.html
A bibliography of more than 8700 items was created as a result of a long-term (1983-1994),
multidisciplinary research initiative on the impact of tropical land use change on global
atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Topics covered vary widely but include such things as
geological history, paleobotany, coastal ecosystems, vegetation mapping, pasture lands,
traditional agriculture, and deforestation. Nations included in the database are: India,
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia,
Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Searchable via the Duke University
Reference Web Poster software.

Geopium (http://www.geopium.org/)
A compilation of current news articles, documents, maps, and bibliographies relating to the
geopolitics of the opium trade and the narco-economy in the Golden Triangle (Burma, Laos,
and Thailand) and the Golden Crescent (Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan).

Myanmar (http://www.interknowledge.com/myanmar/)
This country profile of Myanmar, also known as Burma, highlights the history, culture,
geography, and climate of the country, as well as descriptions of places of interest to
travelers. InterKnowledge Corporation provides the information as part of its Geographia
Travel Services resource.

Myanmar: Information (http://www.worldinfozone.com/country0c2c.html?country=Myanmar)
http://www.worldinfozone.com/country.php?country=Myanmar
The WTech Gateway, a service of WebTech Designs and Education Ltd., presents a country
profile of Myanmar, also known as Burma. This profile offers details about the country's
geography, architecture, population, languages, history, public holidays and festivals, food,
religion, and more. This profile also features links to related sources.

The World Factbook 2000 (http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/indexgeo.html)
Guide to Country Profiles-The World Factbook Home see Burma.

The golden land Myanmar (http://www.myanmar.com/)
ASEAN home page for the country of Myanmar(Burma). Contains cultural, business and
media information. Also contains search engines for a site search and a Web search.
Sponsor: Myanmar.com-Official Web site of the Burmese Government.




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Burma (http://www.cfr.org/pdf/Burma%5FTF.pdf)
http://www.cfr.org/content/publications/attachments/Burma_TF.pdf
Title from PDF file (viewed Nov. 11, 2003). Time for Change: Report of an Independent Task
Force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, 2003.

Burma Daily (http://myanmardaily.com/)
Sponsor: WorldNews.com-the WorldNews Network.

Burma Debate (http://www.burmaproject.org/burma%5Fdebate.html)
Quarterly journal of the Burma Project "dedicated to providing ongoing forum for commentary and
analysis of issues concerning Burma." Covers wide range of political, economic, and social issues.
Paper equivalent available. No longer exist.

The Burma Project (http://www.burmaproject.org/orgs.html) http://www.soros.org/initiatives/bpsai/
Burma Project's list of organizations with activities and programs focusing on Burma. The Burma
Project was established by the Open Society Institute in 1994 for the purpose of increasing
international awareness of conditions in Burma and helping the country make the transition from a
closed to an open society.

From Burma to Thailand (http://www.pennyhill.com/)
Title from title screen. Domain belongs to the Penny Hill Press offers same-day delivery of all
publications of the Congressional Research Service (CRS)

Burma-U.S. relations (http://www.pennyhill.com/)
http://www.pennyhill.com/index.php?lastcat=81&viewcat=105
Title from title screen. Articles & papers on Burma-U.S. Relations

The BurmaNet News (http://www.burmanet.org/)
The BurmaNet News is an on-line newspaper covering Burma (Myanmar) and is published in
English and Burmese Go to today's issue Subscribe Open Society Institute, Burma Project OSI's
Burma Project is dedicated to broadening the debate on Burma, increasing international
awareness of conditions in Burma and to helping the country make the transition from a closed to
an open society.

Canadian Friends of Burma (http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3988196)
Canadian Friends of Burma is a national non-governmental organization founded in 1991 to work
for the cause of peace, human rights and democracy in Burma. Its primary objectives are to raise
awareness about the political, human rights and socio-economic conditions in Burma and to
encourage more Canadians to take action in this regard. CFOB supports Canadian groups
engaged in Burma educational activities, produces educational materials about Burma, and
monitors the involvement of Canadian businesses.

The Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control,
Myanmar (http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3901180)
The Burmese government describes its efforts to eradicate narcotic drugs. Includes statistics on
opium yield and seizure and details of regional military operations.

Consideration of reports submitted by states parties under article 44 of the
Convention (http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/)
In this report, the government of Burma describes the situation of Burmese children and details its
efforts to uphold their rights and improve their quality of life.

Country
profile. (http://db.eiu.com/report%5Flist.asp?deliveryKey=CPMM&title=Country+Profile+Myanmar)
Provides the historical context behind current economic and political events. Analyses the
infrastructure and major industrial sectors of the economy. Includes a map and tables of economic
data covering the previous five years.
Geopium (http://www.geopium.org/)
A compilation of current news articles, documents, maps, and bibliographies relating to the
geopolitics of the opium trade and the narco-economy in the Golden Triangle (Burma, Laos, and
Thailand) and the Golden Crescent (Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan).

Governments on the WWW: Myanmar (http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/mm.html)
Links to websites of governmental institutions and political parties in Myanmar.

Human rights in South-East Asia (http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3866195)
A website providing links to electronic resources on the topic of human rights in Southeast Asia. It
includes reports and articles from national and international agencies and commissions and non-
governmental organizations working in Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the
Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Information Sheet Yangoon Myanmar (http://www.myanmar-information.net/)
Official news releases updated and archived since 1996. Includes selected links to other news
sources.

Myanmar (http://www.adb.org/Myanmar/default.asp)
Extensive social and economic information on Burma including basic facts, economic trends,
statistical indicators, development projects, recent socio-economic news. Includes information on
Asian Development Bank programs in Burma. Some statistical tables and information in PDF
format.

Myanmar (Burma) (http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Myanmar.htm)
The Burma pages of World Statesmen lists the historical leaders of Burma. It lists the heads of
state and government, has images of the Burmese flag in different periods of history, includes
maps, has the English text of the national anthem, chronology, as well as era names.

Myanmar Perspectives Magazine (http://www.myanmar.com/gov/)
http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/index.html
Official Myanmar government views in the form of magazine articles on culture, politics, youth, and
folklore. Current issue only. Links to past issues and subscription information do not function. Print
version available in the United States.

People's Tribunal on Food Scarcity and Militarization in
Burma (http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/atc7878)
The People's Tribunal on Food Scarcity and Militarization in Burma, an initiative of the Asian
Human Rights Commission, acts as an ongoing "tribunal of conscience" to investigate human
rights violations in Burma and to create greater awareness of the systematic denial of food, the
most basic human right, and its relationship to Burma's heavily militarized state.

Permanent mission of the Union of Myanmar to the United Nations and other international
organizations, Geneva, Switzerland (http://www3.itu.int/MISSIONS/Myanmar/)
Title from title screen.

Political Situation of Myanmar and Its Role in the Region (http://www.myanmar-
information.net/political/politic.htm)
Political overview of Burma with emphasis on period of State Law and Order Restoration Council
(SLORC) now known as SPDC (State Peace and Development Council). Includes information on
government's fight against insurgency, narcotics, and regional foreign relations. Author associated
with Office of Strategic Studies, Ministry of Defense, Union of Myanmar. In PDF format. Includes
photo galleries.

Truth (http://www.myanmar-information.net/truth/truth.html)
Official Burmese government rebuttals of reports, announcements, speeches, and statements
issued by various pro-democracy and human rights advocacy groups such as the National League
for Democracy, Amnesty International, Ayeyawady Press, and Reporters Sans Borders.
Translated by New Light of Myanmar and Daw Kyi Kyi Hla (Myanmar Perspectives). Nine
chapters, in PDF format.

The golden land Myanmar (http://www.myanmar.com/)
ASEAN home page for the country of Myanmar(Burna). Contains cultural, business and media
information. Also contains search engines for a site search and a Web search. Sponsor:
Myanmar.com. The Official web site of the Myanmar government.
The truth (http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3991076)
The response of Burma's Office of Strategic Studies to the National League for Democracy's
accusations against the government of civil and human rights violations.

World Report 2002: Burma (http://www.hrw.org/wr2k2/asia2.html)
Human Rights Watch, based in New York City, presents information on the human rights
developments in Burma in 2001, as part of the "World Report 2002." In Burma, there seem to be
no sign of changes in law or police concerning political rights. Grave human rights violations
remain unaddressed in Burma. The report highlights the defense of human rights in Burma and
the role of the international community in Burma.



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CDC Health Information for Travelers to Southeast
Asia (http://www.cdc.gov/travel/seasia.htm)
Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling to Southeast Asia. Provided
by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Epidemiological Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections
: (http://www.unaids.org/hivaidsinfo/statistics/june00/fact%5Fsheets/pdfs/myanmar.pdf)
Updated statistical and descriptive survey of the most recent Myanmar data on AIDS/HIV
prevalence and incidence. The World Health Organization report includes information on
behaviors associated with the transmission of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Includes some general demographic data. In PDF format.

European Commission Delegation to Burma Myanmar - Cambodia - Lao PDR - Malaysia and
Thailand (http://www.deltha.cec.eu.int/)
The European Commission Delegation oversees funding for European Union activities and
projects in Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, and Thailand. The site provides information,
much of it in PDF format, on projects, news, and cultural events. Charts on trade and
investments, EU press releases, and newsletters are also available, as are links to EU
websites. The search function is not operational.

MASEAN (http://www.masean.org/)
Sponsor: masean-Medical Associations of South East Asian Nations see Myanmar.

Myanmar: Health Literature (http://library.whosea.org/members/myan/literature.html)
http://www.whomyanmar.org/EN/Index.htm
Sponsor: WHO SEARO Library. World Health Org. Regional Office for South East Asia.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations system.
WHO comprises member states, governing bodies and secretariat. WHO's overall objective is
the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. The Organization was
established on 7 April 1948 when its constitution took effect, a day which is commemorated
annually as World Health Day.

Natural Disaster Profile: Myanmar (http://www.cred.be/emdat/profiles/natural/myanmar.htm)
http://www.em-dat.net/disasters/Visualisation/profiles/countryprofile.php
The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters of the School of Public Health at
the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium, presents information on natural
disasters in Myanmar. To be considered a disaster, there must be 10 or more people
reported killed, 100 people reported affected, a call for international assistance, or a
declaration of a state of emergency. The center highlights the top 10 natural disasters, a
chronology of natural disasters, and raw data for Myanmar.

South Asian Women's Network (SAWNET). (http://bibpurl.oclc.org/web/1872)
Presents access to an online information resource and forum for those interested in South
Asian women's issues. Notes that the site includes several countries as part of South Asia,
including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Includes
information about books by and for South Asian women, cinema, children's books, current
events, domestic violence, health information, careers, and electronic resources.

World Health Organization, South-East Asia Regional Office (http://w3.whosea.org/)
http://www.who.int/countries/mmr/en/
WHO South-East Asia Region member states includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India,
Indonesia, Maldives, Nepal, North Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Presents extensive
information about the WHO regional office and its activities in the region. Provides regional
statistics and brief country health profiles. Includes searchable database of full-text reports
and documents.


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Area studies, South and East Asia and Oceania
studies (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/SSEAsiaVid.html)
Includes brief descriptions of individual video and audio titles in the Media Resources Center
collection; references to related books and articles; links to online reviews and related web
sites.

Asian historical architecture (http://www.orientalarchitecture.com)
A comprehensive survey of Asia's architectural heritage. You can view over 5700 photos of
404 sites in fifteen countries, with extensive background information and innovative 'virtual
tours.' The Burma content includes architectural images and maps from Bagan and
Mandalay.

Chiang Mai (http://www.leidenuniv.nl/pun/ubhtm/mjk/chmai.htm)
Marijke Klokke of Leiden University in The Netherlands presents an overview of the history of
Chiang Mai, Thailand, as part of a resource on southeast Asian monuments in Burma,
Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Chiang Mai was the capital of the kingdom of Lanna
towards the end of the 13th century. An image of Wat Jet Yod, a monument that is an
example of Lanna-period architecture, is available.

Destination Myanmar (Burma) (http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/sea/myan.htm)
Provides basic information about the country.

Detachment 101 Harried the Japanese in Burma and Provided Close Support for Regular
Allied Forces (http://www.thehistorynet.com/WorldWarII/articles/05963%5Ftext.htm)
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/detach101.htm by Sterling Rock Johnson
Cowles History Group, Inc. presents the full text of an article entitled "Detachment 101
Harried the Japanese in Burma and Provided Close Support for Regular Allied Forces," by
Sterling Rock Johnson. The article discusses the clandestine operation Detachment 101 to
regain Burma from the Japanese during World War II.

Historical Timeline--Myanmar (Burma) (http://www.myanmars.net/history/)
Myanmar's Net Inc. presents a chronological timeline of the history of Myanmar, formerly
known as Burma, dating from 3.9 billion years ago to the present day. Topics discussed
include the world's earliest Pondaung primate, which resided in northern Myanmar, ancient
kingdoms, the rise and fall of Myanmar empires, wars, the discovery of petroleum, and more.

Historical dictionary of
Myanmar (http://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=24163)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-327).

India - Burma. (http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS33141)
http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/brochures/indiaburma/indiaburma.htm
Shipping list no.: 1992-0242-P. This article is on the US Army Campaign of World War II -
India-Burma theater. This brochure was prepared in the U.S. Army Center of Military History
by David W. Hogan.

Japan-Myanmar Relations (http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/myanmar/)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan provides a May 2002 fact sheet about international
relations between Japan and Myanmar, which is also known as Burma. Information about the
history of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the number of Japanese nationals
residing in Myanmar, trade between the two countries, Japanese investment in Myanmar,
and Japanese economic assistance to Myanmar is available. The ministry provides a
chronological timeline of the dates of official visits of diplomats and government officials from
Japan and Myanmar to one another's countries.

KarenWebsite. (http://www.karen.org/) http://www.karen.org/
Offers an information resource on the Karens, an indigenous people to the southeast Asian
countries of Thailand and Burma. Highlights the history, dress, literature, and holidays of the
Karen people. Includes news items and an online bulletin board.

The Mandalay Palace (http://www.lib.washington.edu/asp/myanmar/pdfs/MP0001A.pdf)
Published by the Directorate of Archaeological Survey, Ministry of Union Culture,
Revolutionary Government of the Union of BUrma in 1962 grant provided by the Asia
Foundation.

Myanmar (http://search.asiaco.com/Myanmar/) Domain name is no longer existed
Myanmar homepage, Myanmar web, Myanmar net, information about Myanmar.

Myanmar (http://www.interknowledge.com/myanmar/)
This country profile of Myanmar, also known as Burma, highlights the history, culture,
geography, and climate of the country, as well as descriptions of places of interest to
travelers. InterKnowledge Corporation provides the information as part of its Geographia
Travel Services resource.

Myanmar (Burma) (http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Myanmar.htm)
The Burma pages of World Statesmen lists the historical leaders of Burma. It lists the heads
of state and government, has images of the Burmese flag in different periods of history,
includes maps, has the English text of the national anthem, chronology, as well as era
names.

Niccolo di Conti (ca. 1395-1469) (http://www.win.tue.nl/%7Eengels/discovery/conti.html)
http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/conti.html
Andre Engels presents a biographical sketch of the Venetian merchant and traveller Niccolo
di Conti (ca. 1395-1469). Di Conti visited Baghdad, India, Sumatra, Java, Indochina, and
Burma. As a penance for his renunciation of Christianity during his wanderings, Pope
Eugenius IV ordered him to relate his history to Poggio Bracciolini, the papal secretary. Di
Conti's narrative remains the best account of the East by a 15th-century traveler. Links to
related Web sites about the explorer are available.

Online Burma/Myanmar Library (http://burmalibrary.org/)
Makes full texts of Burma documents accessible online to Burmese and non-Burmese
researchers, academics, educators, journalists, officials, diplomats, etc., funcitioning as an
annotated catalogue of a number of archives in addition to the Burma Press Summary (1987-
1996), complied by Hugh C. MacDougall.

Selective works on Myanmar history, culture, archaeology and literature after
independence (http://www.lib.washington.edu/asp/myanmar/main.asp)
Title from home page (viewed Dec. 16, 2002).

World War II Timeline--1944 (http://history.acusd.edu/gen/WW2Timeline/1944.html)
1. http://history.sandiego.edu/GEN/WW2Timeline/Pacific06b.html 2.
http://history.sandiego.edu/GEN/WW2Timeline/start.html
Highlights a timeline of 1944 World War II events, provided by the Department of History at
the University of San Diego. Includes timelines concerning events related to the combined
bomber offensive, the Battle of France, the War of Attrition, the Pacific, and Burma.

The art and culture of
Burma (http://www.seasite.niu.edu/burmese/Cooler/BurmaArt%5FTOC.htm)
Excellent introduction to Burmese art covering pre-historic, pre-Pagan period -- age of the
Mon and the Pyu; the Pagan period; and the post-Pagan period covering Ava period,
Konbaung period, and Mandalay period. Provides photographs and archectural drawings
along with scenes from Burmese life. Includes bibliography.

The golden land Myanmar (http://www.myanmar.com/)
ASEAN home page for the country of Myanmar (Burma). Contains cultural, business and
media information. Also contains search engines for a site search and a Web search.


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The Australian National University
Library. (http://anulib.anu.edu.au/clusters/ap/subjects/sea/burma.html)

http://anulib.anu.edu.au/sasi/new/index.php
Australian National University Library. Search Burma (Myanmar) collections.

Hartford Web Publishing (http://www.hartford-hwp.com/)
Burma(Myanmar) Archives.

Human rights, NGOs, and foreign policy (http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-
07202002-152744)
One of the elements that have often been neglected in the study of foreign policy is the role
of norms and ideas. While human rights standards were formalized and became to be
recognized as an international norm, it is still not clear whether or how human rights affect the
foreign policy of specific states. In the case of Japan, its foreign policy is often characterized
by hesitance to take decisive action for human rights and its dictation by economic interest. In
this paper the influnece of human rights on Japanese foreign policy is examined through the
study of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Japanese politics, as new political actors
that speak for the norm of international human rights in Japanese politics. Japanese NGOs
have achieved a dramatic development in the 1980s and 1990s, and today they are
recognized as important entities in Japanese society. NGOs adopt various strategies and
tactics to influnence Japanâ‚‚s decision making in foreign policy to challenge the political
environment that consists of Japanâ‚‚s hesitance in the area of human rights and the strong
influence of the business sector. Case studies examine active NGOs networks in Japan that
work for human rights and democracy in East Timor and Burma and include an in-depth
analysis of their operation styles, foci, and organizations.

Online Burma/Myanmar library (http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/4094179)
The Online Burma Library is an evolving project designed to make full texts of Burma
documents accessible online to Burmese and non-Burmese researchers, academics,
educators, journalists, officials, diplomats, activists et al. It functions as a linked, annotated
catalogue to the Burma material already on the Internet and will eventually house a number
of archives (in addition to the Burma Press Summary which is already on the site) and
directories such as the Burma Action Database (formerly Burma Action Directory).

SOAS bulletin of Burma research (http://web.soas.ac.uk/burma/bulletin.htm)
"The SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research (ISSN 1479-8484) will be issued in electronic format
to those on the announcement list with a small number of hard copies deposited in selected
libraries"--Index screen.

Stereocard collection (http://content.lib.washington.edu/Stereoweb/index.html)
A selection of 171 stereographic views from the archival collections of University of
Washington Libraries. They consist primarily of landscape and documentary views from
China, the Philippines, Burma, Indonesia, Korea, Russia, Guam, New Guinea, Australia,
Hawaii and Washington State. In some cases, both front and verso views of a stereograph
have been presented.

[Amelia Earhart on arrival in
Rangoon] (http://gemini.lib.purdue.edu/earhartdisplay/image.cfm?ID=255)
Amelia standing in cockpit of plane, lifting herself out. Cloudy sky in the background. Written
on the back: "Rangoon. Miss Amelia Earhart on arrival. Note the heavily overcast sky."

[Preparing for the arrival in
Rangoon] (http://gemini.lib.purdue.edu/earhartdisplay/image.cfm?ID=254)
Several men and women standing around gasoline tank and cart, two holding large funnels.
Written on the back: "Rangoon. Preparing for the arrival."

[Starting to refuel in
Rangoon] (http://gemini.lib.purdue.edu/earhartdisplay/image.cfm?ID=257)
Electra parked in a hangar, being fueled. Four people on ground with gasoline tank, one
person on a ladder, and one person on the wing of the plane. Written on the back: "Rangoon.
The start to refuel."

[Two large statues in
Rangoon] (http://gemini.lib.purdue.edu/earhartdisplay/image.cfm?ID=252)
Two very large statues. Also a person driving a cart pulled by two oxen down the road in front
of the statues. Written on the back: "Rangoon, Mecca to Buddhists of Malay World.
Interesting glimpses of Burmese Capital. These fierce looking "graven images" of dogs are
guards to keep away evil spirits. There are many such images in Rangoon. They are Indian
Buddhist art. These sculptured figures are merely symbolic to the more intelligent classes.
They are taken seriously only by the very superstitious lower classes. Burma."

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Amelia Earhart on arrival in Rangoon (http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/)
Search "Rangoon" or "Burma" to see collections of Aviator Amelia Earhart's arrvial in
Rangoon, Burma in 1933.

The golden land Myanmar (http://www.myanmar.com/)
ASEAN home page for the country of Myanmar(Burma). Contains cultural, business and
media information. Also contains search engines for a site search and a Web search.
Sponsor: Myanmar.com - Official web site of the Myanmar Government.
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Burma Net News Portal (http://www.burmanet.org/news/)
The BurmaNet News is an online news service covering Burma (Myanmar) established in 1994. The service is
distributed for free via a listserv and an online website.

Maykha-L News Listserv (https://listserv.indiana.edu/cgi-bin/wa-iub.exe?A0=MAYKHA-L)
The Daily e-mail news updates from the Burmese scholars and students around the world hosted by
Indiana University Bloomington.

MyWebDigest (http://yit.newsvine.com/)
This site provides the Weekly "News Digest" on Burma (Myanmar) and its People.




                                                                              Created and maintained by
Media and Communications :                                                                           the
                                                                                         Asian Division
                                                                                Collections and Services
Myanmar (Burma)                                                                              Directorate


For information about additional resources on mass media and
communications at the Library of Congress, consult its online
catalog (http://catalog.loc.gov). Within the Library of Congress,
the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room has an
online search facility to discern what newspapers are available
for consultation in that reading room:
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/fncr.html.




The BurmaNet News (http://www.burmanet.org/)
The BurmaNet News is an on-line newspaper covering Burma (Myanmar) and is published in
English and Burmese Go to today's issue Subscribe Open Society Institute, Burma Project
OSI's Burma Project is dedicated to broadening the debate on Burma, increasing
international awareness of conditions in Burma and to helping the country make the transition
from a closed to an open society.

Burmamedia (http://www.bma-online.net/)
Media news from an organization of overseas Burmese journalists who advocate freedom of
expression in Burma.

The Irrawaddy On-line Edition (http://www.irrawaddy.org/index.html)
http://www.irrawaddy.org/
Established by Burmese citizens living in exile, this website includes news and analysis of the
current political affairs in Burma.
The Irrawaddy is published by the Irrawaddy Publishing Group (IPG). IPG was established in 1992
by Burmese citizens living in exile and is not affiliated with any political party or organization.


Myanmar Times & amp; Business
Reviews (http://www.myanmar.com/myanmartimes/index.html)
http://www.myanmar.com/myanmartimes/
Myanmar times & Business Reviews is first international weekly of Burma. Government-
affiliated.

The New Light of Myanmar (http://www.myanmar.com/nlm/index.html)
http://www.myanmar.com/nlm/
Official daily newspaper of Burma. It contains news and information for travel and tourists.




                                                                         Created and maintained by
Organizations : Myanmar                                                                         the
                                                                                    Asian Division
                                                                           Collections and Services
(Burma)                                                                                 Directorate


This pathfinder includes information about organizations in
Burma.




South Asian Women's Network (SAWNET). (http://bibpurl.oclc.org/web/1872)
http://www.sawnet.org/
Presents access to an online information resource and forum for those interested in South
Asian women's issues. Notes that the site includes several countries as part of South Asia,
including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Includes
information about books by and for South Asian women, cinema, children's books, current
events, domestic violence, health information, careers, and electronic resources.

World Health Organization, South-East Asia Regional Office (http://w3.whosea.org/)
http://w3.whosea.org/index.html
WHO South-East Asia Region member states includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India,
Indonesia, Maldives, Nepal, North Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Presents extensive
information about the WHO regional office and its activities in the region. Provides regional
statistics and brief country health profiles. Includes searchable database of full-text reports
and documents.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations system.
WHO comprises member states, governing bodies and secretariat. WHO's overall objective is
the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. The Organization was
established on 7 April 1948 when its constitution took effect, a day which is commemorated
annually as World Health Day.

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Recreation and Travel :                                                                        the
                                                                                   Asian Division
                                                                          Collections and Services
Myanmar (Burma)                                                                        Directorate


This pathfinder includes information about recreation and travel
in Burma.
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Travel Advice:
Burma (http://www.fco.gov.uk/travel/countryadvice.asp?BM)
The Travel Advice Unit of the Consular Division of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides
daily-updated travel guidelines for Burma. Topics discussed include safety and security, transportation,
local laws and customs, road safety, entry requirements, and health care.

Burma (http://iias.leidenuniv.nl/wwwvl/southeas/burma.html)
Contains links to Web sites about Burma. Topics include general information, Burma related studies,
government and politics, travel and tourism, and more.

Business Tank (http://www.myanmar.com/Business%5FTank/)
Bimonthly news magazine with focus on business developments in Burma from official sources. Includes
sections on notable visitors to Myanmar. Previous issues available.

CDC Health Information for Travelers to Southeast Asia (http://www.cdc.gov/travel/seasia.htm)
Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling to Southeast Asia. Provided by the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Country Commercial Guides: FY 1999:
Burma (http://www.state.gov/www/about%5Fstate/business/com%5Fguides/1999/eastasia/burma99.htm
The Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs of the U.S. Department of State presents a 1999 country
commercial guide for Burma. The report was prepared by the U.S. Embassy Rangoon and covers
economic trends, the political environment, leading sectors for U.S. exports and investments, trade
regulations and standards, the investment climate, and business travel in Burma.

Fullbright Program in Burma (http://www.fullbright.org/Burma.htm)
A wide variety of fellowships for lecturing, research, study, teaching and travel in the United States and in
Burma by Burmese and United States students, respectively.

Myanmar (http://www.interknowledge.com/myanmar/)
This country profile of Myanmar, also known as Burma, highlights the history, culture, geography, and
climate of the country, as well as descriptions of places of interest to travelers. InterKnowledge
Corporation provides the information as part of its Geographia Travel Services resource.

Myanmar Posts and Telecom (http://www.mpt.net.mm/index.html)
General resources include brief information on the department, provides information and links to official
news and news sites, business and trade, travel, culture, entertainment, and food.

Myanmar Visa Application (http://www.traveldocs.com/mm/index.htm)
A source for information about the documents required for travel to a particular country. The forms
themselves are offered in PDF format as well as basic travel information.

The New Light of Myanmar (http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/)
http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/
Government controls official daily newspaper of Burma. It contains news and information for travel and
tourists.

Tourist Office of Myanmar in Deutschland (http://www.indochina-services.com/mtog/)
Tourist guide to Myanmar.

Travel Information Report: Myanmar (Burma). (http://www.dfait-
maeci.gc.ca/travelreport/report%5Fe.asp?country=Myanmar+(Burma))
Features a travel information report for Canadians traveling to Myanmar, provided by the Canada
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Discusses the general conditions in Myanmar, tips
for travelers, health conditions, and entry requirements.

World Travel and Tourism Online: Myanmar (http://www.worldtraveltourism.com/asia/Myanmar/wtt.asp)
Worldinformation Ltd. presents information on Myanmar, which is also called Burma. Worldinformation
includes a country profile and a visitor's guide, as well as information on the country's outdoor recreationa
activities, transportation, immigration and foreign affairs, and travel associations and services.
General Links for consideration

- http://maic.jmu.edu/Journal/9.2/profiles/burma/burma.htm

								
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