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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... to form, hundreds of men, women and children waiting to dip their plastic buckets into the lotus-filled reservoir just outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon. It is their only source of clean ... of us." Nascent democratic reforms implemented by Myanmar's new civilian government since 2011 have resulted in a development boom. But so far, it is the big cities that are seeing ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar press stage rare protest against journalist's conviction

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Protest held after jailing of newspaper journalist who was working on a story about corruption Press freedom outcry over reporter's imprisonment Scores of journalists staged a rare demonstration yesterday in Myanmar's biggest city in protest at a jail term handed down to a reporter who was working on a story about corruption. Wearing black T-shirts ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi picks up overdue Rome citizenship honour

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Rome Suu Kyi picks up overdue Rome citizenship honour Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has picked up an overdue honour from Rome, a city she fondly recalled enjoying, along with its gelato, 40 years earlier. The Nobel Peace Prize winner received Rome's honorary citizenship on Sunday at City Hall on the ancient Capitoline Hill. In 1994, Rome had conferred ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Bombings threaten influx of tourists to Myanmar

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... been questioned in connection with the series of explosions in Yangon and other cities. A further suspect was being sought by authorities in connection with an explosion on Friday ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Small time bomb caused Myanmar Trader’s Hotel blast, police say

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:13pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon An explosion that struck one of the most prestigious hotels in Myanmar’s main city was caused by a small, homemade time bomb, police said on Tuesday. Police ... of the city, but no casualties were reported in that blast, police said. The explosions on Tuesday occurred at 3am and 5am in Sagain, in Mandalay region. No further details were available. Police ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourist injured as home-made bomb explodes in Yangon hotel

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Aung San Suu Kyi urges public not to panic after US tourist is injured in one of a series of unexplained explosions to rock Myanmar Hotel blast caused by home-made bomb An explosion that injured a foreign guest in a hotel in Myanmar's main city was caused by a homemade bomb placed in her room, police said yesterday. It was one of a series ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Security forces in Myanmar unable to quell sectarian violence

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 02:04pm by AP

    ... sectarian unrest was reported in the area since the violence started in June last year. The violence in the town of Kyaunggon, about 120 kilometres west of the main city of Yangon, came after news ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's old guard keeps grip on US$8b jade trade

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... "Only the stones they cannot hide go to the emporiums," said Tin Soe, a jade trader in Hpakant, referring to the official auctions held in Myanmar's capital city of Naypyidaw. The rest ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi urges Myanmar nationals in Singapore to return home

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... nation. The two-hour event, held on the third day of opposition leader Suu Kyi’s first visit to the city-state, saw Myanmar nationals working or studying in the wealthy city-state turn-up ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Muslim hospital offers hope in troubled times

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:12pm

    ... city, with flashes of colour from Myanmar skirt-like longyis and Muslim headscarves. “I am a surgeon so my responsibility is to cure suffering patients,” Tin Myo Win said before setting out ...




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