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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Activists wary of Myanmar president Thein Sein's bold amnesty pledge

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

    ... sanctions, except for an arms embargo, and readmitted Myanmar to its trade preference scheme. The US has also lifted most embargoes and foreign companies are now eager to enter the resource-rich ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1284280/activists-wary-myanmar-president-thein-seins-bold-amnesty-pledge
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees around 70 political prisoners

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 04:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... the European Union has scrapped most sanctions, except for an arms embargo, and has readmitted Myanmar to its trade preference scheme. The United States has also lifted most embargoes and foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1289186/myanmar-frees-around-70-political-prisoners
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's 'tallest man' seeks medical aid in Singapore

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 01:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... extremely tall person has been recorded in recent memory in Myanmar. Zee Kwet Sein, who is believed to have died in the 1970s, was left blind by her condition and her exceptional height saw her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1297113/myanmars-tallest-man-seeks-medical-aid-singapore
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's Thein Sein to free all political prisoners as Cameron presses on human rights

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

    ... most sanctions, except for an arms embargo, and readmitted Myanmar to its trade preference scheme. The United States has also lifted most embargoes and foreign companies are now eager to enter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1283569/cameron-presses-myanmars-thein-sein-plight-rohingya
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Two Buddhists arrested after Muslim shops wrecked in Kachin state

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at our shops and houses," according to Moe Moe Lwin, 46, a Muslim woman from a village in Kachin's Hpakant township. "We couldn't do anything except watch while they destroyed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1230266/two-buddhists-arrested-after-muslim-shops-wrecked-kachin-state
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 11:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Luxembourg

    ... with the exception of the embargo on arms,” said a statement approved without a vote. “The EU is willing to open a new chapter in its relations with Myanmar/Burma, building a lasting partnership,” it added. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1221004/eu-ends-myanmar-sanctions-arms-embargo-remains
  7. MYANMAR

    Police arrest two in new anti-Muslim unrest in Myanmar

    Posted May 04th 2013, 07:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... couldn’t do anything except watch while they destroyed our shop... we will leave for a while. We have no idea how we should move forward,” she said, adding she believed outsiders were responsible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1230095/police-arrest-two-new-anti-muslim-unrest-myanmar
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar monks say most oppose anti-Muslim campaign

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Peace Centre in Yangon on March 30 he declared: "I, Sitagu Sayadaw, therefore, deeply denounce these religious, racial and commercial conflicts with no exceptions. Lord Buddha teaches ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1256663/myanmar-monks-say-most-oppose-anti-muslim-campaign
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar troops to halt attacks on Kachin rebels, government says

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

    ... not to carry out offensive attacks except in self-defence," it said. "But in an armed conflict, both sides need to halt attacks to cool tensions," it added. The next step in advancing ...

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

    US lifts ban on most Myanmar imports

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 04:39am by AFP

    ... with the exception of gems, a sector seen as a major driver of corruption and violence. The move is “intended to support the Burmese government’s ongoing reform efforts and to encourage further change, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1084466/us-lifts-ban-most-myanmar-imports

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