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  1. Myanmar casino boss accused of laundering

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Loretta Fong The head of a family online casino business based in Myanmar is accused of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in Hong Kong from the proceeds of his ... to handle HK$314.1 million generated from the New Oriental Casino business between October 2005 and March 2007 in Myanmar. Tam was arrested on January 31 last year in a branch of Wing Hang Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702792/myanmar-casino-boss-accused-laundering
  2. Money-laundering casino boss jailed for 4 years

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Loretta Fong The head of a family's online casino business based in Myanmar was jailed for four years yesterday for laundering a substantial part of HK$314.1 million ... on the Myanmar-mainland border through three of his bank accounts from October 2005 to March 2007. Tam had pleaded not guilty. It was not possible to determine what percentage of the HK$314.1 million was illegal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710997/money-laundering-casino-boss-jailed-4-years
  3. Money-laundering casino boss jailed

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Loretta Fong The head of a family's online casino business based in Myanmar was jailed for four years yesterday for laundering a substantial part of HK$314.1 million ... on the Myanmar-mainland border through three of his bank accounts from October 2005 to March 2007. Tam had pleaded not guilty. It was not possible to determine what percentage of the HK$314.1 million was illegal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711034/money-laundering-casino-boss-jailed
  4. 'Balm Prince' finds new role helping cyclone victims

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of molesting two taxi drivers, is now doing charity work in Myanmar. The former head of the Chinese analgesic balm maker Pak Fah Yeow International is liaising between the media and charities helping to rebuild Myanmar after the devastating cyclone early last month. May was a month for disasters. First it was a cyclone in Myanmar that took at least 84,000 lives with 53,836 missing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643341/balm-prince-finds-new-role-helping-cyclone-victims
  5. Monks' path of resistance

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Rajeshree Sisodia

    ... for helping to organise Myanmar's 2007 mass pro-democracy uprisings. The protests, led by the Buddhist monks, were brutally put down by the military regime in a clampdown that began two years ago yesterday. After the crackdown he went into hiding, but was caught and tortured in a police interrogation centre in the Myanmese city of Monywa the following month. Officers from Myanmar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693697/monks-path-resistance
  6. Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... killed by security forces in April.AP myanmar sees jump in tourist arrivals Yangon: Military-ruled Myanmar has recorded a major jump in tourist arrivals, much of it fuelled by a rise in day trippers entering from China and Thailand, the Myanmar Times said. Nearly 600,000 foreign visitors arrived last year, an increase of more than 110,000 on the figure for 2002, with tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461151
  7. Gang jailed for kidnapping teens

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau A court in Shanxi jailed five people for kidnapping teenagers for ransom and sending them to a casino in Myanmar where they were held. Yanhu District People's Court ... followed two friends to Kunming on the promise of a job paying 7,000 yuan a month. But he was taken to Myanmar and locked up at a casino. Two other middle-school students released said they had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700600/gang-jailed-kidnapping-teens
  8. Setback fails to deter Karen guerillas

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Nelson Rand

    ... Using prisoners as human minesweepers may have helped the Myanmar Army seize a strategic position in its long-running battle with the rebel forces, but the war is far from over, writes ... tactically retreated into the surrounding jungle and the soldiers took over their 7th brigade headquarters at Ta Kaw Bee Tah in Myanmar's Myawaddy township. Last week's fighting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431896/setback-fails-deter-karen-guerillas
  9. Former PM's trial under way in Yangon

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Larry Jagan

    ... ministries and economic agencies, the Myanmar Economic Bank and the Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited. When Nyunt Tin was arrested, the authorities reportedly seized more than 30 unlicenced cars and a large amount of gold and jewellery. The former agriculture minister was sacked in September when Myanmar's top military ruler, senior General Than Shwe, started his move against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507409/former-pms-trial-under-way-yangon
  10. Mainland media acts positively on release

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... and televised news. 'Myanmar's main opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi released from capture,' ran the headline on state newswire Xinhua, listing the story as one of its top international ... China Central Television carried a one-minute report on its morning news bulletin, stating Suu Kyi had been placed under house arrest three times since July 1989. It also stated that Myanmar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730475/mainland-media-acts-positively-release

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