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can't believe I missed @BBCTv4  documentary on one of my big heroes Tom Waits, "Tales from a Cracked Jukebox" - caught it on @BBCiPlayer  - just brilliant with some sensational archive and the full on Burma Shave and the rest.

Top origin countries for refugees admitted to the United States so far in fiscal 2019: D.R. Congo: 12,500 Burma (Myanmar): 4,700 Ukraine: 3,800 Eritrea: 1,700 Afghanistan: 1,000

@Ana_Patni  @GWRIt  could definitely be a contender, but would be tied with Eve, Ada, Bob, etc. When it comes to full names, there's also U Nu, the first Prime Minister of Burma. #PalindromeWeek 

Top origin countries for refugees admitted to the United States so far in fiscal 2019: D.R. Congo: 12,500 Burma (Myanmar): 4,700 Ukraine: 3,800 Eritrea: 1,700 Afghanistan: 1,000

Jim Easton and Lou Engledow were prisoners of the Japanese on the Burma-Thailand Railway. In Episode 8 of Collected, Louise Maher is shown a scrap of red fabric, snatched by Jim and saved by Lou, that bears witness to their friendship and survival.

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The last time there was jointness in the military was when Orde Wingate sent the Chindits into Burma. Why band-aid measures like appointment of a CDS won't addresses systemic gaps in India'a military. My take.

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400 killed, 38,000 flee to Bangladesh, as Rohingya Muslims face intense violence at hands of Burma security forces.

On our Independence Day, I am also thinking of the people of Hong Kong, Burma, Venezuela, and so many other places where the struggle for freedom, democracy, and human rights continues to this day.

Nothing like the iridescent glint of the Irrawaddy Delta. 🌈 An astronaut onboard the @Space_Station  captured this last February, focusing the camera on the 100 mile (160 kilometer) wide Irrawaddy river delta — the largest river in Burma (Myanmar). More:

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The see-no-evil twins when it comes to Burma's persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Indian PM Modi and Aung San Suu Kyi.

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The Rohingyas are originally from what is now northern Rakhine State, Myanmar, formerly known as Arakan, Burma. They’ve all fled the violence, walking dozens of days through terrain, water, starvation + traumatic experiences to get to the Refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Rohingyas have come from Burma (Myanmar) and will have to go there. Home ministry has issued appropriate advisory to ensure that they do not succeed in procuring any document to claim Indian citizenship: HM Shri

Rohingya children 'beheaded and burned alive' in Burma

Hundreds are dead in Burma as the Rohingya crisis explodes again

Two Reuters journalists arrested by Burma had found evidence of a mass grave of Rohingya murdered by Burmese army.

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