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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... Robert Saw Maung, the lawyer for one of the defendants, told The South China Morning Post that he expected the trial to take at least six months. He said a conviction of the five journalists ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees five political prisoners under Thein Sein pardon

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... the country's sagging economy. Myanmar had faced sanctions from Western nations- now mostly lifted- over its poor human rights record and undemocratic rule. ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    South Korean bid wins contract to build second Myanmar airport

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar has picked South Korea’s state-run airport operator to build a new international hub near its main city, as the once-isolated nation sees booming ... about 80 kilometres northeast of downtown Yangon – will be capable of handling about 12 million passengers a year, the South Korean transport ministry said. The consortium – also involving four ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN urges Myanmar to give Rohingya Muslims citizenship

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:08pm by Associated Press in United Nations

    ... in the past year, and about attacks against Muslim minorities elsewhere. Myanmar’s government calls the Rohingya “Bengalis,” a reference to their reported South Asian roots. Rohingya leaders object ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar police chief says bombings were aimed at deterring foreign investors

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 02:09am by AP

    ... was to stop foreign involvement in the local market economy," the police chief said. "We have confirmed that all [bombs] are made locally and used by the single person or organisation." ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Be vigilant, Westerners told after Myanmar bomb blasts

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... shareholder in SCMP Group, publisher of the South China Morning Post. Additional reporting byAssociated Press ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourist injured as home-made bomb explodes in Yangon hotel

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... is the biggest shareholder in SCMP Group, publisher of the South China Morning Post . Despite the rapid changes in Myanmar since 2011, many activists and rights groups say dissent is still frequently ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Small time bomb caused Myanmar Trader’s Hotel blast, police say

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:13pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... upon a series of major reforms, liberalising the economy and the political sphere, easing censorship and freeing political prisoners. But many activists and rights groups have complained ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Pact between Myanmar's government and Kachin rebels questioned

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... move to a quasi-democracy in 2011, Myanmar has sought to stem fighting with ethnic groups so it can focus on developing its economy. The Kachin rebels are the only significant armed ethnic ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar unrest raises stakes for tourist industry

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Thandwe

    ... regional neighbours, according to consultants at the McKinsey Global Institute, who estimated it contributed $600 million to the country’s economy and employed 270,000 people. Since ... contribute $14.1 billion to the economy and employ around 2.3 million people - a boon in a country left impoverished by military rule. Myanmar economic expert Sean Turnell said the unrest ...




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