Post Tagged with: "Myanmar"

Mehnaz Afridi, a professor of religious studies at Manhattan College, talks about the crisis facing Rohingya in Myanmar at a rally in Riverdale in September. In the course of a month, over half a million Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in their home country.

Making the Rohingya Crisis ‘Real’ in the NW Bronx

Bronx, Southeast Asian November 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm

The Riverdale Press speaks to a religious studies professor and Rohingya activist on the plight of the ethnic group.

(Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

Burmese Baptist Church Holds Fundraiser

East Asian, Queens, Religion August 14, 2015 at 1:13 pm

The 500-member Myanmar Baptist Church of Glendale, New York, held a fundraiser in Sunnyside, Queens on Aug. 8.

Mohinga, virtually the national dish of Burma, usually eaten for breakfast. (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

Burmese Home Cooking – in a Queens Kitchen

Two immigrant friends demonstrate the complex ingredients and fragrant flavors of Burmese home cooking.

Burmese New Year Marked

Burmese New Year Marked

Culture, In the News, Manhattan, Southeast Asian July 31, 2014 at 1:38 pm

The Rakhaing Water Festival was held in New York with dancers and musicians in traditional costume.

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Maung Htein Linn runs three NYC restaurants with authentic Japanese food he learned to prepare in Japan.

The Burmese monk Ashin Vimala relies on email to communicate with people back home. (Photo by Jane Teeling)

Monks Watch Burmese Politics Shift From Brooklyn

Featured Posts, Politics, Religion March 22, 2012 at 12:29 pm

With an historic election set for April, all eyes are on Burma to see what direction the country will take. In Brooklyn, the Burmese monks at the American Burma Buddhist Association watch with trepidation and do what they can to help.

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