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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s health and information ministers ‘resign’

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Reuters

    ... been in the spotlight in recent months. Neither man was available for comment. Several times in the past, ministers reported as having stepped down were later found to have been forced out. ...

  2. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... the former name of Myanmar. “We didn’t know anything about it until the regional commander told us,” he said. The man who hired the men as mercenaries was Peng Jiasheng, the octogenarian leader ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Police patrol tense Mandalay amid fears sectarian riots may spread across Myanmar

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:28pm by Reuters

    ... the president's office said. He said the situation was under control but the government had no plan to tackle inflammatory remarks posted on the internet. Friends and relatives of the Buddhist man killed on Wednesday, a 36-year-old father of three, expressed their shock at the killing as they prepared to hold his funeral. "He was like a brother to me," said Htwe, who was with the dead man ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... loudspeakers. Nobody seemed to be afraid of speaking out, but one man wearing a pro-democracy T-shirt asked not to be photographed. One democracy campaigner, Zin Mar Aung, said she and other activists ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Attacks erupt after rumours a Muslim man raped a Buddhist woman in the worst ethnic violence Myanmar's second-largest city has seen Myanmar's ... in violence that continued into yesterday morning. One victim was identified as a Muslim man, said U Tin Aung, a Muslim official who was arranging his funeral. Residents said the man was believed ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Heavily armed Chinese men held in Myanmar over killing in Kokang

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:51pm by Li Jing

    ... Ministry has confirmed. A newspaper earlier reported that the men, who appeared to have undergone military training, had allegedly killed a man. They were arrested early on April 25 near Tamu, ... after allegedly killing a man, possibly a soldier, in Kokang. It was unclear from the report (and the government did not clarify) whether the slain man was a member of Myanmar's military ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... neighbours in a remote Myanmar village. Now at seven foot eight inches he is believed to be the country’s tallest man, and a recent rise to fame means he can finally seek treatment abroad 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ex-Myanmar spy chief Khin Nyunt and his victims re-evaluate their lives

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... uncle. We used to be enemies' Former political prisoner Than Htay walked into a small souvenir shop, hoping to catch a glimpse of the owner- a man once known in Myanmar as the "Prince ... When he was in power, everyone had to show him respect... now he seems so lonely FORMER POLITICAL PRISONER THAN HTAY The man he sought had been among the country's most feared figures- ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Lonely life of Myanmar's boy soldiers

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

    ... shops. To Min Thu, whose father makes a living pedaling a bicycle rickshaw through the streets of the small beachside town of Chaung Tha, the man seemed impossibly successful. "The guy comes ... years away. The man made promises: that Min Thu could eat his fill at every meal, that he'd get a salary he could use to help his parents. He could barely believe his luck, even if he ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar police chief says bombings were aimed at deterring foreign investors

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 02:09am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Myanmar Police chief says a rebel-linked businessman lured a man into leaving a bomb in luxury hotel in return for the promise of a goldmine permit Bombings aimed ... the Karen National Union rebel group at the age of 16 and left five years later in 2008. He started working at a mine where he met a man called "Nato" who convinced him to take part ...




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