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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    12 feared dead in magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Bridge over the Irrawaddy River and a mine collapses as tremblor hits remote region known for its minerals and gemstones suffers 12 feared killed by magnitude 6.8 quake A strong earthquake struck northern Myanmar yesterday, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and killing as many as 12 people. No casualties ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Strong quake, aftershock strike Myanmar, a dozen feared dead

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 10:12am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon A 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours after a strong earthquake on Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge ... to the media. According to news reports, several people died when a bridge under construction across the Irrawaddy River east of Shwebo collapsed. The bridge linked the town of Sinku, 65 kilometres ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar struggles to reach quake victims

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... and caused a bridge and mine to collapse. A series of powerful aftershocks rattled nerves after Sunday’s 6.8-magnitude quake, which sent terrified people running from their homes in Myanmar’s ... into the Irrawaddy River near Sint Ku when the steel structure of a large, partially built bridge collapsed. Six more people were killed in Sint Ku township, including two who died when a gold mine caved in. ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Violence erupts again in Myanmar despite visit by President Thein Sein

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... challenge for Thein Sein's government, which rights groups say has done little to crack down on religious intolerance and failed to bridge a divide that has left hundreds of thousands ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar floods leave 33,000 in camps and three dead

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 02:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... of the dangers of electric shocks, snakes, landslides and collapse of trees.” Parts of Myanmar are inundated each year during the monsoon period, which ends in October.   ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar floods force 25,000 into relief camps

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 04:05pm by AFP

    ... four days of heavy rain in the mountains,” he said, adding the bridge between the two countries remains open. Parts of Thailand and Myanmar are inundated each year during the monsoon period, ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's powerful Wa rebels seek their own state

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in a conflict with rebels in neighbouring Kachin, where a 17-year ceasefire collapsed in 2011. Peace talks with the Kachin, which were set to continue yesterday, have stumbled at several hurdles ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar sees return of privately owned daily newspapers

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:15pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... typically reporting on less-than-riveting topics such as the names of all the officials who attended the inauguration of a new bridge. Opinion pieces invariably reflect conservative positions ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar leader gives first New Year address

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 06:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar President Thein Sein on Tuesday called for “mutual trust” between the ruling regime and the people in his first New Year address since taking power and ushering in sweeping reforms. He pledged a new drive to communicate more directly with the nation in a radio speech he said aimed to “bridge the gap” between the authorities and the public. “The ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Hundreds join Myanmar peace rally

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 01:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... since June last year when a 17-year ceasefire between the government and rebels collapsed. The country’s reformist government has agreed ceasefires with several other ethnic rebel groups as part ...



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