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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Bombings threaten influx of tourists to Myanmar

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... country," said James Lum Dau, the Thailand-based spokesman for the political wing of the Kachin Independence Army. The government, which came to power in 2011, has reached tentative peace deals ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Experts warn about problems in sending aid to Myanmar

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 10:34am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... long neglected institutions and enact reforms. “We think one of the biggest problems is the incentives donors have,” said the second co-author, James Fox, a former senior economist for the US ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kachin rebels cast doubt on pledge

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Thailand-based spokesman James Lum Dau said, adding that "several minutes of shelling" had taken place yesterday near Laiza, the rebel's base since fighting resumed in 2011. Some experts ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar army, rebels trade claims over helicopter crash

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 07:55pm by AFP

    ... it crashed in their territory after it was hit by KIA fire. “This is true that they shot down [the helicopter], not an emergency landing,” said James Lum Dau, spokesman for the KIA’s political wing. ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Three civilians dead in Myanmar attack on Kachin base

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 03:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Kachin rebels on Monday said three civilians were killed and six wounded in the first attack by Myanmar forces on their northern stronghold, as fighting escalates in the country’s last active civil war. Three shells landed in “the heart of Laiza” town, the Kachin Independence Army’s base near the Chinese border, early on Monday, said Colonel James ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar denies using chemical weapons on rebels

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 02:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... stronghold of Laiza on the border with China. “It is already three days [they have] used chemical weapons [and] they are able to occupy very important posts,” KIA spokesman James Lum Dau said. He ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar army uses airstrikes as conflict escalates

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 07:44pm by AFP

    ... Colonel James Lum Dau said that the fighting in Kachin had become “more serious” since last week, adding that it was concentrated in an area about 11 kilometres from the rebel headquarters ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's military strikes Kachin rebel stronghold, leaving three dead

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the country's last active civil war. Three shells landed early yesterday in "the heart of Laiza" town, the Kachin Independence Army's base near the Chinese border, said Colonel James Lum ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar pardons 500 prisoners, dissidents in latest amnesty

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 09:32pm by Reuters in Yangon

    ... Reuters in Yangon Myanmar pardoned more than 500 prisoners on Monday in an amnesty that included political detainees, according to the opposition party, a step that could strengthen the former military state’s growing bonds with Washington. A government bulletin announcing the news on state television did not make clear if any of those affected were political inmates. But Naing ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar trims 2,082 names off its blacklist

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 04:49pm

    ... Among those famously blacklisted was former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh, who played pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady, which was released last year. Yeoh had met Suu Kyi ...




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