Myanmar (Burma)

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Arts, Culture & Media

Burma's Pop Music Industry

Pop music is alive and well in Burma. Ethnomusicologist Heather MacLachlan spent a couple of years studying and speaking to many of the people working the Burmese music industry. She speaks to host Lisa Mullins.

Global Politics

Burmese Political Prisoners Released

Myanmar (Burma) has released the most prominent political dissidents of the country from jail. One of the dissidents released is Mya Aye who had been serving a 65-year jail sentence for speaking out against the Burmese government.