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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar sets curfew after new violence in northwest

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 09:56pm by Reuters in Yangon

    ... them as illegal immigrants from South Asia. Even Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel peace laureate who led the fight for democracy, has sidestepped questions on how to tackle the problem. Hla Thein, ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Hatred locks Myanmar Rohingya in legal limbo

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... of the first Anglo-Burmese war and a benchmark before a colonial relationship that saw a flood of new arrivals into the country from south Asia. “We have no plan to accept as an ethnic group those who ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dethroned Myanmese beauty queen flees with US$100,000 crown after row with organisers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... queen has absconded with her US$100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organisers said. May Myat Noe’s photograph was blacked out on the Miss Asia Pacific World website, the word “dethroned” stamped alongside her name. “She thinks as long as she keeps this crown she’s the winner,” said David Kim, director of media for the South Korea-based ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Be vigilant, Westerners told after Myanmar bomb blasts

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... according to a statement issued by Mon state police. The Traders Hotel is owned by Malaysian billionaire Robert Kuok's Shangri-La Asia. Kuok controls Kerry Group, which is the biggest shareholder in SCMP Group, publisher of the South China Morning Post. Additional reporting byAssociated Press ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourist injured as home-made bomb explodes in Yangon hotel

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

    ... the hotel was working with authorities to investigate what happened. The Traders Hotel is owned by Malaysian billionaire Robert Kuok's Shangri-La Asia. Kuok controls Kerry Group, which is the biggest shareholder in SCMP Group, publisher of the South China Morning Post. Despite the rapid changes in Myanmar since 2011, many activists and rights groups say dissent is still frequently ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... of its strategic "rebalance" towards Asia. Now, even some of Obama's allies on Capitol Hill have begun to question whether the administration has moved too quickly to embrace ... that they're heading south very quickly." Obama planned to raise concerns about the Rohingya and the government's unfulfilled promises when he visited Myanmar, a White House official said. ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar reporters in court over China chemical-arms-plant stories

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Robert Saw Maung, the lawyer for one of the defendants, told The South China Morning Post that he expected the trial to take at least six months. He said a conviction of the five journalists ... reporting environment,” said Shawn Crispin, Southeast Asia representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists. “The conviction and sentencing to prison of the reporters would be the nail ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    South Korean bid wins contract to build second Myanmar airport

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar has picked South Korea’s state-run airport operator to build a new international hub near its main city, as the once-isolated nation sees booming ... about 80 kilometres northeast of downtown Yangon – will be capable of handling about 12 million passengers a year, the South Korean transport ministry said. The consortium – also involving four ...

  9. Infographics - News - MYANMAR

    Dragon at the doorstep: Myanmar’s changing ties with China

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:42pm by Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo, Cedric Sam

    ... Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo and Cedric Sam In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian country's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year. Open door to Myanmar's riches In a special report, the South China Morning Post investigates how ethnic Chinese residents ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Gap to be first US retailer to enter Myanmar market

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 08:47pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... and building local capacity in garment factories around the world.” Gap – which will produce its garments at factories owned by a South Korean company – told The Myanmar Times that the plant would ...




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