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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... under a constitution that guarantees the armed forces a quarter of the seats in parliament and reserves key ministry posts for officers. Myanmese and foreign human-rights activists worry ...

  2. 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, ... military training at a village in the Kokang region bordering China. A report last month in the state-run New Light of Myanmar, provided by the country's ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Two Chinese mine workers kidnapped in Myanmar

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

    ... environmental impact and land-grabbing. ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

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

    ... Vincent MacIsaac in Yangon Farmers stage protests over land confiscations Myanmar's swift economic development has been marked by the rise of a new class of political dissidents: the ploughing protesters. They are farmers and activists angry that developers have snatched away farmland, rights groups say. Five farmers were arrested on January 2 for trespassing on land they had ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar marchers seek cancellation of Chinese-backed dam project

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... the dam would displace countless villagers and upset the ecology of one of the country's most vital national resources, the Irrawaddy River. It would also submerge a culturally important site ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourism threatens Moken people of Myanmar's Mergui archipelago

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:32am by AP

    ... fishermen, poachers and loggers, and now developers and high-end tourists. The people losing this world are the Moken, who have lived off the land and the sea for centuries. The islands harbour some ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar reporters in court over China chemical-arms-plant stories

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the plant. In the two reports, the newspaper alleged a secret facility built in 2009 in tunnels near Pakkoku stretching over 3,000 hectares of land was used to make chemical weapons. The reports ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Rebel ceasefire fuels Myanmar land grabs

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 05:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Land grabs have intensified in eastern Myanmar after a ceasefire between Karen ethnic minority rebels and the army paved the way for developers to enter the resource-rich area, rights groups said on Tuesday. Villagers have been forced from land with little or no compensation, harassed and extorted by both sides as land is parcelled off to domestic ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar journalists on trial for reporting on alleged chemical weapons factory

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:40pm by Reuters

    ... importance". The Unity Journal story claimed the secret facility was built in 2009 and consisted of tunnels burrowed under 1,200 hectares of land, and it quoted workers as saying the factory produced ...




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