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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... of Myanmar Economic Holdings, a partner in the copper mine project alongside a unit of China North Industries, a Chinese weapons manufacturer. It should report by the end of the month, the statement ... before police used water cannons, tear gas and smoke bombs to break up the protest on Thursday. Weapons that protesters described as flare guns caused severe burns to protesters and set shelters ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... Reuters in Hpakant, Myanmar Myanmar's military and tycoons make billions by smuggling the precious stones to China, depriving the country of much-needed revenue Old guard keeps grip on US$8b jade trade Tin Tun picked all night through teetering heaps of rubble to find the palm-sized lump of jade he now holds in his hand. He hopes it will make him a fortune. It's happened ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dozens hurt in crackdown on Myanmar mine protest

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

    ... water cannon and tear gas to break up a three-month protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and its partner, a subsidiary of a Chinese arms ... 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Calls grow for probe into police violence at Myanmar mine

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 05:15pm by Reuters in Monywa, Myanmar

    ... used tear gas, water cannon and, according to activists, incendiary devices that local media described as “phosphorous bombs”. Many of the injured suffered serious burns. Phil Robertson, deputy ... point for monk-led protests in 2007 that were brutally put down by the junta. They walked past the offices of the military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd, a partner in the copper ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Riot police quell Myanmar mine protest

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

    ... Reuters in Yangon Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas on Thursday to break up a three-month protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military ... 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 ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... from their close ties with China and North Korea. The generals released Suu Kyi- who had won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her pro-democracy struggle- from house arrest. By 2011, "the ... Western companies have been slow to arrive because of infrastructure problems and a lack of qualified workers. Despite the political opening, the Myanmese military still holds extraordinary power ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to hold peace talks in China with Kachin rebels

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 11:16am by Reuters in Yangon

    ... Reuters in Yangon The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) said on Saturday it had agreed to hold talks with Myanmar’s government in China this week, to try to end stubborn conflict ... in a conflict that has displaced tens of thousands of civilians and seen an unprecedented use of fighter jets and helicopter gunships, an escalation that has worried China, which borders Myanmar. ...

  8. 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 factory Four journalists and their CEO have gone on trial for leaking state secrets after they reported on an alleged defence factory in Myanmar linked to China. The case came, paradoxically, ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Two Chinese mine workers kidnapped in Myanmar

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Activists in Myanmar kidnap Chinese miners Two Chinese men working at a controversial China-backed copper mine in Myanmar have been kidnapped by activists ... holding the two 23-year-old contractors and demanding the "total halting" of the project, which has triggered fierce opposition from villagers. "Wanbao vehemently condemns ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... not obtain a permit before holding a public demonstration, he said. Farmers' rights activist Htin Kyaw, a former political prisoner, was jailed twice last year after he organised a protest ... announcing his opposition to the protest law with a megaphone, and standing outside court buildings holding placards denouncing it. Authorities arrested eight land-rights activists in February, ...




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