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  1. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Jeremy Douglas, the Bangkok-based regional representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. "We receive official reports that show a mix of drugs, precursor chemicals‎, arms ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... Patrick Boehler in Yangon patrick.boehler@scmp.com 5 charged in Myanmar with leaking secrets after alleging China-linked plant made chemical arms Reporters stand trial for reports on arms ... Unity Journal. The reports identified an alleged chemical weapons factory near Pakkoku, in central Myanmar’s Magway Division. The reports said the facility was run with the assistance of China, ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar journalists on trial for reporting on alleged chemical weapons factory

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:40pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Myanmar reporters on trial over 'chemical weapons factory' story Myanmar police have charged five journalists with "disclosing state secrets" after their newspaper carried a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory, state media reported yesterday. The trial of four reporters and the head of Unity Journal began on February 14 in Pakokku, a town ...

  4. 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

    ... trial of a group of journalists facing up to 14 years in jail for reporting on an alleged Chinese chemical weapons factory. Click here to access the four-part multimedia series ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar newspapers print black covers in protest against the sentencing of reporters

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:50pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... of Unity Journal were arrested and charged under the secrets act for a story about the construction of an alleged chemical weapons factory. Reporters without Borders on Thursday issued a statement ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar denies using chemical weapons on rebels

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 02:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar on Thursday denied accusations it had used chemical weapons against ethnic minority rebels in the northern state of Kachin, where an escalating conflict has overshadowed wider political reforms. “Our military never uses chemical weapons and we have no intention to use them at all. I think the KIA [Kachin Independence Army] is accusing us ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi to lead probe into crackdown at Chinese-backed mine

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... but Thein Sein's office denied local media allegations that some kind of chemical weapon was deployed. State media said tear gas and smoke bombs were used. Photographs of the injuries have ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dozens hurt in crackdown on Myanmar mine protest

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... said. But Zaw Htay, a spokesman for President Thein Sein, said the police had used only water cannon, tear gas and smoke bombs to disperse the protesters. "No chemical weapons were used ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Riot police quell Myanmar mine protest

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 11:32am by Reuters in Yangon

    ... to remove this stuff, fire started.” But Zaw Htay, a spokesman for President Thein Sein, said police had used only water cannon, tear gas and smoke bombs to disperse the protesters. “No chemical ...



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