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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:32am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... they have lived in Rakhine for generations. “The people of Burma have the chance to choose a future of democracy and human rights for all, and to reject manipulation, fear, and division. The government must take urgent steps to avoid more violence and to prevent setbacks on the journey to democracy and prosperity,” Power said. Myanmar President Thein Sein heads a quasi-civilian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486737/us-envoy-power-urges-myanmar-action-stop-rakhine-violence
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... could rely on it year-around. Villagers have only one hour- 4pm to 5pm- to get their water during dry season, to limit its use. They are charged a tiny sum- 10 kyat for each bucket, or 8 Hong Kong cents. With so many takers it's enough money to pay for small upkeeps, like fixing the fence that surrounds the reservoir or stringing up electricity for lights. People walk for up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

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

    ... refused to believe him. He had 10 years left of a 22-year sentence, his second, for writing and distributing a pro- democracy pamphlet. The guard kept repeating the statement. "Don't ... junta, said Bo Kyi, joint secretary of Myanmar's Assistance Association for Political Prisoners in Yangon. The former military dictatorship began locking up pro-democracy activists in 1988 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465826/freed-prisoners-myanmar-now-living-jail-mind
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

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

    ... the 41 political prisoners released in the December 11 amnesty, the 14th since Thein Sein took office, had been detained under his government, according to the Hong Kong-based Asian Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465825/ploughing-protesters-highlight-land-grab-grievances-myanmar
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Buddhist mobs attack foreign aid workers

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... Myanmar, a predominantly Buddhist nation of 60 million, emerged from a half-century of military rule in 2011. But newfound freedoms of expression that accompanied its transition to democracy have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1458716/myanmar-buddhist-mobs-attack-foreign-aid-workers
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s first census in decades bars name Rohingya

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:19pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... in the country’s transition to democracy. They are especially worried about Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine, who have been the targets of Buddhist mob attack in the last two years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461016/myanmars-first-census-decades-bars-name-rohingya
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US Congress panel slams Myanmar's persecution of Rohingya Muslims

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... remain uncertain, but it reflects concern in Congress over the outbreaks of violence in the country as it shifts toward democracy after decades of direct military rule. It also underscores ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457927/us-congress-panel-slams-myanmars-persecution-rohingya-muslims
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the leading opposition party National League for Democracy, told an audience of journalists and media executives in Yangon last week that they should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451868/myanmar-reporters-court-over-china-chemical-arms-plant-stories
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar becomes a land of opportunity with political reform

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... to the rich and privileged. A SIM card is not the only thing in the realm of fantasy. Even investors who have seen the prices of property in Hong Kong soar in recent years could be forgiven ... at Yoma Strategic Holdings. Yoma, founded by Hong Kong-based Myanmese national Serge Pun, is one of the big property developers in Myanmar. A 5,000 sq ft condominium at Kandawgyi Lake, the prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1205689/myanmar-becomes-land-opportunity-political-reform
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar press stage rare protest against journalist's conviction

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:54pm by AP

    ... with slogans reading, "We don't want threat on Press Freedom," and carrying banners saying, "Right to Information is life of democracy," nearly 60 reporters marched down a busy ...

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

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