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Burma has made it on the news agenda again.

No, it is not about the call by Human Rights Watch for the EU to support an inquiry into war crimes in Burma, nor the complaint of a Burmese pro-democracy party about intimidation by security authorities, and don’t even think about the Burmese refugee girls being almost gang-raped in India.

A journalist has told me recently in an interview (in one of the rare occasions where the journalist is the one being interviewed) that stories are either interesting or important, and that it is the journalists’ job to make important stories interesting.

So, let’s have a look then at what is interesting and maybe even considered important about Burma these days.

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