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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's census at risk amid fresh unrest in ethnic powderkeg Rakhine

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:29pm by GDN

    ... of an Islamic school in one of the camps. "We are losing every one of our rights, our health care, our education. We are being discriminated against from every corner. We have asked our people ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... conditions and who otherwise have little access to health care. The UN and human rights groups say at least 40 Rohingya were killed by security forces and Buddhist civilians in a restricted area ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar police fire rubber bullets at protest over China-backed mine

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 11:21pm by AP

    ... dispersed protesters with smoke bombs containing white phosphorus. Those who oppose the project say it will cause major environmental, social and health problems. But following a revision ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Muslim hospital offers hope in troubled times

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:12pm

    ... in Myanmar’s desperately underfunded health system. The throngs of people - the hospital sees up to 500 outpatients a day - are a testament to the diversity of the Buddhist-majority country’s main ... able to pay. All services are desperately needed in a country where the previous junta neglected the health system as it focused on military spending. Some international aid agencies provide ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... for the health condition behind his towering height. “My friends call me Big Zaw,” said Win Zaw Oo, who at 233cm is significantly taller than the 168cm average Myanmar man. “I do not fit in an ordinary ... the procedure is too advanced to be carried out in Myanmar, where the health system was left chronically under-funded by the former junta. Win Zaw Oo, who left Myanmar on Thursday, said he was anxious ...

  6. 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

    ... Greening later announced US$45.2 million in aid “to provide essential health care services, education and humanitarian aid to those affected by conflict”. Since Thein Sein took the presidency two ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar opposition reappoints Aung San Suu Kyi as party leader

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... nation whose economy, education and health systems were left in tatters by the corrupt former junta. Fault lines have also been detected between the older top party officials – the so-called “NLD ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi's plea for unity at first party congress

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... economy, education and health systems were left in tatters by the corrupt former junta. The party is expected to win national elections in 2015 if they are free and fair. But experts say it must ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi reappointed head of Myanmar's NLD

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... experts question whether the NLD is ready to run an impoverished nation whose economy, education and health systems were left in tatters by the corrupt former junta. "They could not take ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi’s NLD party holds landmark Myanmar congress

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... infrastructure, kick-starting the economy, redrawing the legal system and reviving poorly funded health and education sectors. ...




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