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Title: Inter Press Service (IPS) in Japanese
Description/subject: The English language IPS has occasional stories about Burma (maybe more in Japanese?)
Language: Japanese
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Naga-Japan Cultural Exchange Association
Description/subject: "The Nagas' very rich cultural heritage is slowly dying out. The younger generation seems to be forgetting where they are coming from, caught up between two worlds-the western culture and the Naga culture. I'm one of them. Ask me, what it is about my culture I deem important and its definite I'll mumble something obscure which will hold no one's attention. If you ask me to make it a bit clearer I'll no doubt say, "I don't really know. Let me find it out". By which time, I'm sure you'll agree, the interest will have waned. Whatever the case, it is a fact that, the Naga people need to know their heritage as Nagas to keep their ethnic identity alive. With this objective, the Naga-Japanese Cultural Exchange Association has been set up. The Association aims at creating awareness of the Naga culture and community through promotion of Naga art and culture (Traditional and contemporary), through Newsletters, documentaries, exhibition and sale of Naga artefacts, clothing and ornaments, discussions, workshops and other cultural exposure activities, within and outside the Naga community. It is not merely tracing back the cultural roots of the Nagas but also to preserve and keep it alive before the ethnic identity vanish from the mind of every Naga..."
Language: Japanese, English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: News on Burma in Japanese and English
Description/subject: "The site gathers online news on Burma in Japanese, maintained by Mr. Hayao Adachi, specialist on river water control. Very informative." News clips from New Light of Myanmar and some other sources in English and Japanese. I'm not clear about the pattern of choice of articles - DA.
Language: Japanese, English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: People's Forum on Burma, Japan
Description/subject: Site entirely in Japanese
Language: Japanese
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Yahoo! Japan (Burma)
Description/subject: Search result for the news related to Burma in Yahoo! Japan
Language: Japanese
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Yahoo! Japan: Web Directory of Myanmar (Burma)
Language: Japanese
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Yuzo Photo World
Description/subject: "Mr. Yuzo UDA is freelance photojournalist in Kobe. He is the most active Japanese photographer that covers on Burma, especially in Karen State. The site shows his photos and articles on Burma and several countries of Latin America." I did not manage to see any photos. Perhaps because I was using Netscape.
Language: Japanese
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Individual Documents

Title: Message for Freedom by Kyoto Seika University
Date of publication: 1998
Description/subject: Kyoto Seika University provide an exclusive interview with DASSK in 1998 on the Site, and brief introduction on the situation of Burma." Video interview with Aung San Suu Kyi. (Sound in English, text in English and Japanese). Other Nobel peace laureates
Language: Japanese, English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003