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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... back Suu Kyi call for Myanmar charter change "In a democratic country the people's will is important. That is why this is important," Nyan Win, a spokesman for Suu Kyi's ... giant neighbour, China. "You are touching on the heart of Burma," he said, using the country's former name. "No one wants the next president to have a Chinese wife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556657/millions-sign-petition-myanmar-urging-army-curtail-its-power
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... and legitimate fears about prospects for full success." From 1962 onwards, Myanmar was ruled by secretive, brutal military regimes. The United States imposed stiff economic sanctions after ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552885/myanmars-reforms-may-be-running-out-steam
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Gap to be first US retailer to enter Myanmar market

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 08:47pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... are reportedly producing vests and jackets for the company’s Old Navy and Banana Republic brands. They will be ready for sale in the US by this summer, according to a statement released on Saturday ... at a ceremony attended by the US ambassador. “By entering Myanmar, we hope to help accelerate economic and social growth in the country, and build on our track record of improving working conditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527602/gap-be-first-us-retailer-enter-myanmar-market
  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

    ... Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo and Cedric Sam In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian country's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year. Open door to Myanmar's riches In a special report, the South China Morning Post investigates how ethnic Chinese residents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1520445/china-myanmar-dragon-doorstep
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Heavily armed Chinese men held in Myanmar over killing in Kokang

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:51pm by Li Jing

    ... military training at a village in the Kokang region bordering China. A report last month in the state-run New Light of Myanmar, provided by the country's ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511556/heavily-armed-chinese-men-held-myanmar-over-killing-kokang
  6. 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 and monks, who have threatened to kill them, the firm behind the project said. The firm, Wanbao, which operates the Letpadaung mine in the town of Monywa, in northwestern Myanmar, said activists were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1515582/two-chinese-mine-workers-kidnapped-myanmar
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... years people will forget." At the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' People's Forum in Yangon in March, which drew thousands of participants, the prisoners' association ... after massive protests against the government. Since President Thein Sein, a former military commander, took office in 2011, ushering in political, economic and social reforms, there have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465826/freed-prisoners-myanmar-now-living-jail-mind
  8. 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

    ... that the violence poses a serious threat to the country’s dramatic economic and political reforms as it emerges from a half century of military rule. “We continue to support Burma’s reforms, but are greatly ...

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

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

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

    ... Vincent MacIsaac in Yangon Farmers stage protests over land confiscations Myanmar's swift economic development has been marked by the rise of a new class of political dissidents: ... a protest against the controversial China-backed Latpadaung copper mine in Sagaing region. Four members of the 88 Generation group were sentenced to up to six months in prison for opposing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465825/ploughing-protesters-highlight-land-grab-grievances-myanmar
  10. 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, ...

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

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