Pyinmana Subject of Seminar in Bangkok

Pyinmana Subject of Seminar in Bangkok - The Irrawaddy, February 17, 2006
..."Thailand may have more limitations accessing information about the [Burmese] government because of the Pyinmana move, particularly because of its hidden location," said Sunait Chutintaranond, a historian from Chulalongkorn University's Southeast Asian Studies Centre, and the main speaker at the seminar. "Besides this, the Thai government should prepare a military strategy to be ready for any future emergency."
Burma's new capital at Pyinmana is geographically closer to Thailand than Rangoon---just 210 km (130 miles) from the border with Thailand's Mae Hong Son province...
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