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Mon history stricken from signs after demanded by Burmese government

Jorn, IMNA : In an increasingly tense political climate, the Burmese government has ordered that Burmese text explaining Mon history be removed from signs advertising the largest Mon holiday held to celebrate the founding of the traditional Mon kingdom.

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Opposition to 2010 election, the writing is on the road

Jaloon Htaw : In a deliberate display of protest on New Years Day, and on the politically significant Burmese Independence Day, Mon youth carried out varied acts of defiance, most prominently spray paining roads with slogans, condemning the election plans slated for 2010.

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