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Myanmar

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  • Ethnic markets reflect Laurel's 'hybrid diversity'

    Ethnic markets reflect Laurel's 'hybrid diversity'
    Slowly, steadily, the Laurel area is being transformed into a global grocery village. Along with a rich array of eateries featuring international flavors, the local landscape is now a destination for more exotic supermarkets whose shelves brim with hard-...
  • Lou Panos, longtime political reporter, columnist for Evening Sun, AP, dies

    Lou Panos, longtime political reporter, columnist for Evening Sun, AP, dies
    Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87. His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...
  • History Matters: Summer was "new model season" for buggies 100 years ago

    100 Years Ago Close shave Ad for Laurel store: "Machinery Repairs of all Kinds. Whole and Odd Pieces of Harness, A large Variety. Feds of All Kinds. Special: I have 4 2-horse wagons, 3 inch rim carried over from last year, these I will sell at special...
  • Raise your glass, The Pegu Club at Frederick's on Fleet

    Raise your glass, The Pegu Club at Frederick's on Fleet
    It seems as though every bar program in Baltimore touts a classic cocktail menu these days. The trend isn't surprising if you note the revival of early 20th century across popular culture (read: "Downton Abbey," "Boardwalk Empire," the upcoming "Gatsby"...
  • County home to growing number of Chin refugees

    County home to growing number of Chin refugees
    On a recent Wednesday morning inside an Elkridge apartment, three foreign-speaking mothers gather around two volunteers to learn how to decrypt the English language. The mothers, all Chin natives, hover over elementary-level workbooks and flashcards,...
  • Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association

    Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association
    During his more than 60 years in the news business, Timonium resident Lou Panos crossed paths with people from legendary Baltimore scribeH.L. Mencken to the Kennedy brothers — as in RFK and JFK. Along the way, Panos, 86, who was inducted last...
  • Orientation program helps refugees in Baltimore

    Orientation program helps refugees in Baltimore
    At the Baltimore Orientation Center in Highlandtown, where refugees from distant countries learn practical skills to succeed in America, one of their most valuable lessons comes from a game of musical chairs. "This game is a little bit like looking for a...
  • What's in a name

    A reporter inquires about the way we refer to U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, because his staff says that he prefers to be known as plain old Ben Cardin. (He's running for re-election.) Can we do that? Sure. We're easy. We accommodated Jimmy Carter and...
  • Win Tin dies at 84; respected Myanmar opposition leader

    YANGON, Myanmar — Win Tin, one of Myanmar's most respected opposition leaders who was jailed for nearly two decades by his country's military rulers, died early Monday. He was 84. His death, attributed to organ failure, came as Myanmar marked...
  • Myanmar anti-junta crusader and journalist Win Tin dies

    Myanmar anti-junta crusader and journalist Win Tin dies
    YANGON, Myanmar -- Win Tin, one of Myanmar’s most respected opposition leaders who was jailed for nearly two decades by his country's military rulers, died early Monday at age 84. His death, attributed to organ failure, came as Myanmar marked...
  • Controversy marks start to Myanmar's first census in three decades

    Controversy marks start to Myanmar's first census in three decades
    TAUNGGYI, Myanmar — Wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with the national census logo, Tin Naing counted off the ethnic groups living in just one section of this regional capital in eastern Myanmar. “Bamar, Shan, Pa’o, Intha —...
  • U.N. rights chief demands Myanmar probe reported massacre of Muslims

    The United Nations' lead advocate for human rights on Thursday demanded that Myanmar authorities investigate "credible information" about a reported massacre of more than 40 Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state. "I deplore the loss of life in Du...