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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... of the constitution- all but impossible for an opposition party to achieve. But the NLD's efforts are unlikely to make much of a difference. Striking down clause 436 has been the focus of the drive, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557288/five-million-back-curbing-myanmar-militarys-role-politics
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's military admits airstrikes against Kachin

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 10:51am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon  Myanmar’s military acknowledged launching airstrikes against ethnic Kachin rebels in the north and said it captured a hilltop post from where the insurgents had attacked government supply convoys. The statement broadcast on sta ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1118903/myanmars-military-admits-airstrikes-against-kachin
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's military strikes Kachin rebel stronghold, leaving three dead

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and cast doubt on a peace process seen as key to the country's emergence from decades of military rule. The United States and United Nations have condemned the army's use of air strikes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1128076/myanmars-military-strikes-kachin-rebel-stronghold-leaving-three-dead
  4. 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 and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There are no initial repo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1079869/magnitude-66-earthquake-strikes-northern-myanmar
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to get bigger slice of profits at China-backed copper mine

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Revision of contract at the China-backed copper project is seen as a way of appeasing residents upset at huge seizure of land Myanmar strikes better mine deal Myanmar has signed a revised contract that increases its share of the profits from a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine, the country's largest, officials said. The revision is seen as an attempt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1323035/myanmar-get-bigger-slice-profits-china-backed-copper-mine
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US welcomes Myanmar signing nuclear agreement

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 08:36am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... and North Korea or [that] those ties are severed.” Representative Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican, accused Myanmar’s military of launching air strikes on ethnic minority groups, which he said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1313571/us-welcomes-myanmar-signing-nuclear-agreement
  7. Lifestyle - Books - MYANMAR

    Book review: Golden Parasol, by Wendy Law Yone

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by CLAIRE HUIBONHUA

    ... Myanmese politician. But he is also shown as an unconventional father. An easy and captivating read, defined by its striking writing style and unusual characters, this book delivers a riveting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1286239/book-review-golden-parasol-wendy-law-yone
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Cyclone 'could delay' Myanmar president's landmark state visit to US

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Storm could delay Thein Sein's state visit to US Myanmar President Thein Sein's landmark state visit to the United States could be delayed because of a cyclone threatening to strike his country's northwest coast. "We have arranged the trip. But it's not certain yet. We will announce [the departure date] depending on the outcome ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1238448/cyclone-could-delay-myanmar-presidents-landmark-state-visit-us
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar, Kachin rebels agree tentative peace pact

    Posted May 30th 2013, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... of Myanmar’s ethnic rebels as part of its reforms, but fighting in Kachin had persisted. The military’s use of air strikes against the KIA in December caused an international outcry, but the violence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249933/myanmar-kachin-rebels-agree-tentative-peace-pact
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar troops to halt attacks on Kachin rebels, government says

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... troops and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) had escalated recently with military air strikes, prompting the United States and the UN to voice concern. President Thein Sein's reformist ... forces. The government had said the recent strikes were to regain control of a strategic hill in the La Gyar Yang area. Additional reporting by Reuters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1131371/myanmar-troops-halt-attacks-kachin-rebels-government-says

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