Mark Tran

Reporter for the Guardian

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Reporter on international news for the Guardian newspaper

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Myanmar—or Burma—is an isolated country subject to military censorship and unfriendly to western reporters.

Internet Brings Burma News to Worldwide Audience

Myanmar—or Burma—is an isolated country subject to military censorship and unfriendly to western reporters.

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