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Cave of bones makes a macabre playground for Myanmar villagers

CHIN, Myanmar — At the cragged peak overlooking Parte village in Myanmar’s mountainous Chin state, mounds of human bones spill from the mouth of a small cave.The remains belong to their pre-Christian ancestors, who practiced animist beliefs until the village converted at the end of WWII.

Kodak might give back my Kodachrome, or at least let me buy more

Kodak might give back my Kodachrome, or at least let me buy more For those too young to remember the iconic Kodachrome film look that helped launch an era of color photography, it was further immortalized by the Paul Simon song featuring the line, “Mama, don’t take my Kodachrome away.Now, on the heels of resurrecting Ektachrome, apparently Kodak is considering bringing back Kodachrome.

Grab goes where no Uber has gone before—Myanmar

Grab goes where no Uber has gone before—Myanmar Southeast Asian ride-hailing powerhouse Grab is now launching in a country where no Uber has driven yet — Myanmar.The trial is expected to scale up "gradually" so Grab can test and improve its service in the city.

This rare tiger is on the rebound in Thailand's jungle

This rare tiger is on the rebound in Thailand's jungle At least two populations of breeding Indochinese tigers still exist in the wild, researchers have confirmed in a new scientific survey.After scouring the footage, researchers found the region had an "exceptionally modest tiger density" of about 0.

Myanmar's bottled water brands kept failing FDA tests so it fixed that by lowering standards

Myanmar's bottled water brands kept failing FDA tests so it fixed that by lowering standards Some 70 drinking water brands were granted brand licenses despite failing FDA-administered tests, after the government decided it was easier to lower test standards than for the brands to improve the quality of their water.All water brands in Myanmar were previously required to contain less than 100 colonies per millilitre — the same standard used in places like the US and EU.

The moment a Buddhist temple got completely washed away in a flood in Myanmar

The moment a Buddhist temple got completely washed away in a flood in Myanmar A Buddhist temple in Myanmar has been swallowed by floodwaters in the wake of heavy monsoon rains.Here's the dramatic moment it happened: As well as the full footage of the incident:  The footage was taken by a Buddhist monk from the temple, who said the pagoda was destroyed last Thursday.