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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... gave no explanation for Hla Maung Tin's retirement or for the sacking of Hsan Sint. Several official sources said Hsan Sint is facing an investigation on corruption charges. His removal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537176/chief-minister-forced-out-myanmars-strife-torn-rakhine-state
  2. 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

    ... Eleven, working on a story about corruption, was given a 3-month prison sentence for trespassing, using abusive language and defamation. In February, four reporters and the chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1475816/myanmar-newspapers-print-black-covers-protest-against-sentencing-reporters
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1399741/myanmar-press-stage-rare-protest-against-journalists-conviction
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ex-Myanmar spy chief Khin Nyunt and his victims re-evaluate their lives

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... in 2003, but his career came to an abrupt end a year later amid a reported power struggle with junta chief Than Shwe. He was accused of corruption and placed under house arrest, and hundreds of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1396176/ex-myanmar-spy-chief-khin-nyunt-and-his-victims-re-evaluate-their-lives
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US keeps import ban on Myanmese jewels

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of concerns that the mining of those gems benefits military figures and shadowy businessmen and fuels corruption and human rights abuses in ethnic minority regions that have been theatres of armed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295347/us-keeps-import-ban-myanmese-jewels
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar seen as likely to reopen natural-resource deals

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to renegotiate billions of dollars of natural-resource deals as it imposes tougher environmental standards and clamps down on corruption, a leading US think tank said. The country's powerful ... huge reserves of resources- ranging from petroleum to tin, timber and precious gems- which have become notorious for corruption and crony capitalism. "Apparently, the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1268837/myanmar-seen-likely-reopen-natural-resource-deals
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's leader vows to curb poverty

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... but decades of corruption and economic mismanagement under the former junta caused it to fall behind its regional neighbours. About one quarter of Myanmar’s population lives below the national poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1252011/myanmars-leader-vows-curb-poverty
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi reappointed head of Myanmar's NLD

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... experts question whether the NLD is ready to run an impoverished nation whose economy, education and health systems were left in tatters by the corrupt former junta. "They could not take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1187830/suu-kyi-reappointed-head-myanmars-nld
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar opposition reappoints Aung San Suu Kyi as party leader

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... nation whose economy, education and health systems were left in tatters by the corrupt former junta. Fault lines have also been detected between the older top party officials – the so-called “NLD ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1187542/myanmar-opposition-reappoints-aung-san-suu-kyi-party-leader
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi's plea for unity at first party congress

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... economy, education and health systems were left in tatters by the corrupt former junta. The party is expected to win national elections in 2015 if they are free and fair. But experts say it must ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1187310/suu-kyis-plea-unity-first-party-congress

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