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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... elders, as he looked at the queue, some boys as young as eight waiting their turn, yokes at their side. "It used to be only paddy fields. Only a few houses. There was enough water for all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  2. 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

    ... to transport supplies. Aid groups have long drawn the ire of some Rakhine Buddhists who accuse them of favouring the Rohingya. Humanitarian groups reject accusations of bias toward Muslims and many ... government installed in 2011 after Myanmar’s military stepped aside. Under his reforms, opposition leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who spent 15 years under house arrest, has ...

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

    Lonely life of Myanmar's boy soldiers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 11:07pm by AP

    ... businessman bumped into Min Thu at the market, offering him an escape from a neighbourhood where the houses are made of timber scraps and the air smells of fish. It ended with four years in the army. ... if his recruits had not reached puberty. Over the next four years Min Thu would spend countless days carrying supplies and working on army-owned farms. He saw people die, and much of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1371329/lonely-life-myanmars-boy-soldiers
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar becomes a land of opportunity with political reform

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and Singapore. Property prices are so out of reach in Yangon that an average citizen would need to work more than 100 years to afford a house in the former capital. In reality, it is impossible for the average worker to buy a house in the city, home to six million people, because banks in Myanmar are banned from providing mortgages in the wake of a bad-debt crisis that hit its banking system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1205689/myanmar-becomes-land-opportunity-political-reform
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar gets its first investment bank

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 03:54pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... new employees, what an investment bank is. Decades of isolation have left Myanmar with a weak education system, feeble banks, questionable courts, uneven electricity supply, entrenched ... With such limited supply and rising demand, prices have shot up. “The landlords demand rates that don’t exist anywhere besides Singapore,” Ali said. Rather than pay US$150,000 a year for a small office, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1052315/myanmar-gets-its-first-investment-bank

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