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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... The situation is most dire in Myanmar's western reaches, where more than 100,000 Rohingya Muslims are living as virtual prisoners, with little access to health care or food. The fast-deteriorating ... that Muslim men had allegedly raped a Buddhist woman. Two years later, more than 100,000 Rohingya live in overcrowded camps. Health conditions worsened recently after the government suspended Medecins ...

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

    Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... and inter-communal violence, kick-starting the economy and reviving health care and education. The NLD lost one of its best-loved champions of freedom in April with the death of Win Tin at age 84. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547618/aung-san-suu-kyis-opposition-party-youth-ready-rise-ranks
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... their lives and had "wholly inadequate access to basic services including health, education, water and sanitation". Predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers the Rohingya Muslims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537176/chief-minister-forced-out-myanmars-strife-torn-rakhine-state
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s Win Tin, who died at 84, a warrior for freedom to the end

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:14am by AP

    ... failed to dull his commitment to the democratic cause, had suffered worsening ill health in recent weeks. He died in hospital in Yangon early yesterday, National League for Democracy party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493413/win-tin-myanmar-journalist-and-opposition-leader-dies-85
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459812/myanmars-census-risk-amid-fresh-unrest-ethnic-powderkeg-rakhine
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1438843/medecins-sans-frontieres-reopens-myanmar-clinics-not-rakhine
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1357287/myanmar-police-fire-rubber-bullets-protest-over-china-backed-mine
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1297113/myanmars-tallest-man-seeks-medical-aid-singapore
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1311489/myanmar-muslim-hospital-offers-hope-troubled-times
  10. 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 ...

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

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