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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Exploited workers in 'Little Myanmar' bank on Suu Kyi

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by David Eimer in Mahachai, Thailand

    ... David Eimer in Mahachai, Thailand Thai port's 250,000 Myanmese migrant workers are often 'exploited and abused'. They hope Suu Kyi's return to frontline politics paves ... while it is almost as common to hear Myanmese spoken as it is Thai. A major fishing port southwest of Bangkok, Mahachai is home to about 250,000 Myanmese migrant workers, one of the largest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1062715/exploited-workers-little-myanmar-bank-suu-kyi
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Two Chinese mine workers kidnapped in Myanmar

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Activists in Myanmar kidnap Chinese miners Two Chinese men working at a controversial China-backed copper mine in Myanmar have been kidnapped by activists and monks, who have threatened to kill them, the firm behind the proj ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1515582/two-chinese-mine-workers-kidnapped-myanmar
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... Western companies have been slow to arrive because of infrastructure problems and a lack of qualified workers. Despite the political opening, the Myanmese military still holds extraordinary power ... sans Frontieres and other aid groups following two more rounds of violence, although some humanitarian workers have begun returning. Ye Htut said that long-running peace talks continued ...

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

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

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

    ... is in Myanmar on a working visit. "We citizens do not accept what happened. We ask for their immediate release," said construction worker Aung Khin, 56, outside the court. According ...

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

    Myanmar Buddhist mobs attack foreign aid workers

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Buddhist mobs attack foreign aid workers Buddhist-led mobs tore through streets hurling stones at the offices and residences of international aid workers in Myanmar's western Rakhine state yesterday, prompting the evacuation of some staff members. There were no immediate indications anyone was hurt in the violence, which started in the state capital, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1458716/myanmar-buddhist-mobs-attack-foreign-aid-workers
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Gap to be first US retailer to enter Myanmar market

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 08:47pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... at one of the factories, bringing the total number of workers to around 2,000 at each site. Gap said in a statement that it was working with US Agency for International Development, CARE International and its PACE programme to launch activities focused on technical and skills training for female workers.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527602/gap-be-first-us-retailer-enter-myanmar-market
  7. 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

    ... workers say they have been threatened and intimidated. “There was a lot of concern expressed around the table about the situation in Rakhine, also about the negotiations on the constitution, ... to the violence in Rakhine State and for the return of aid workers. Myanmar describes the Rohingya as Bengalis, a term that implies they are illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh. Many say ...

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

    Myanmar's census at risk amid fresh unrest in ethnic powderkeg Rakhine

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:29pm by GDN

    ... Myanmar unrest Myanmar's first census for 30 years is threatened before it has even started, as renewed unrest in the country's west threatens to send foreign aid workers fleeing, making ... other data. But the count has threatened to widen the ethnic rifts that sparked deadly violence in the west of the country. Western aid workers have been targeted by angry Buddhist protesters, ...

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

    Myanmar’s first census in decades bars name Rohingya

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:19pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... protested, at times threatening to boycott the count. With tensions soaring, they have in recent days attacked the homes and offices of foreign aid workers who have been helping Muslims, forcing ... that they were not included among the 33 sub-tribes of the Shan. Khaing Khaing Soe, director of the department of population, was undeterred by rebel threats to deny access to census workers. “We will go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461016/myanmars-first-census-decades-bars-name-rohingya
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Buddhists seek wider aid ban after MSF is barred from Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... a success with MSF, they will move on to the next target Independent analyst Richard Horsey In the Muslim camps most are Rohingya, a stateless minority viewed as illegal migrants by Myanmese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1439556/myanmar-buddhists-seek-wider-aid-ban-after-msf-barred-rakhine

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