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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dethroned Myanmese beauty queen flees with US$100,000 crown after row with organisers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Branded 'rude', pageant winner's dispute with organisers began when she was asked to undergo breast surgery Myanmar’s first international beauty queen has absconded with her US$100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organisers said. May Myat Noe’s photograph was blacked out on the Miss Asia Pacific ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... at hard labour for a disputed story about a weapons factory. Kerry is in Naypyidaw for the Asean Regional Forum, an annual security dialogue. He will finish at the forum today and travel ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    False rape claim fuelled Buddhist-Muslim clashes in Mandalay, police say

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... a personal dispute with the tea-shop owners. The woman had been arrested along with one of the people alleged to have paid her, the report said. The unrest, which saw a curfew imposed as security ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... coincides with the arrest of five Buddhist monks last week after a well-known Buddhist monastery was raided in a late-night operation apparently triggered by a dispute over ownership of monastic ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... A government spokesman could not be reached for comment. Nay Myo Zin, who himself has twice been jailed since the president took office, said thousands of farmers embroiled in land disputes were facing ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... and face a return to prison if they break any law. Still, many have resumed the activism for which they were originally jailed. Some assist farmers facing land disputes, others lead the fight ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to review disputed constitution

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 07:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar’s parliament has agreed to review the country’s 2008 constitution, state media said on Saturday, in a tentative step towards amending a document that bars opposition leader A ung San Suu Kyi from the presidency. The ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar farmers and villagers test newfound freedoms with protests

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by the military, has become a key advocate for ordinary people in land and worker disputes. "They kept their pain in their hearts for years. Now the first stage of transparency has arrived ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Pact between Myanmar's government and Kachin rebels questioned

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Yangon Fighting in disputed region continues despite agreement to ease tensions, with both sides accused of continuing to enlist child soldiers Kachin wary of pact with leaders Analysts and members of the Kachin community have expressed scepticism about a seven-point agreement signed between ethnic Kachin rebels and Myanmar's government and hailed by both ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US welcomes Myanmar signing nuclear agreement

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 08:36am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... disputed that conclusion. Defectors also reported Myanmar was mining uranium and converting it into oxides and yellowcake. Kelley, who has researched Myanmar’s alleged nuclear aspirations, said he ...




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