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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... Kyi told the conference. "The elders will gradually disappear naturally. The youths will become the elders. Don't forget this." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547618/aung-san-suu-kyis-opposition-party-youth-ready-rise-ranks
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    12 feared dead in magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Bridge over the Irrawaddy River and a mine collapses as tremblor hits remote region known for its minerals and gemstones suffers 12 feared killed by magnitude 6.8 quake A strong earthquake struck northern Myanmar yesterday, coll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1080220/12-feared-dead-magnitude-68-earthquake-myanmar
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... a thousand in part because they wanted to be close to the big city. With no restrictions on how much water each family could take, the natural, fresh-water pond started running low. Eventually, just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar marchers seek cancellation of Chinese-backed dam project

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

    ... in the ethnic Kachin heartland, where the Malikha and Maykha rivers meet. "Everyone knows the natural surroundings of Myitsone can be destroyed, but they keep doing the project anyway," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455772/myanmar-marchers-seek-cancellation-chinese-backed-dam-project
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourism threatens Moken people of Myanmar's Mergui archipelago

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

    ... Khin Maung Htwe, who has worked with Ivanoff, said re-orienting the largely illiterate Moken from their deeply rooted lifestyles and occupations to being nature guides or hotel staff would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455037/tourism-threatens-moken-people-myanmars-mergui-archipelago
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar seen as likely to reopen natural-resource deals

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Think tank foresees reforms that could affect Chinese firms operating in country Myanmar to reopen deals on resources The Myanmar government plans to renegotiate billions of dollars of natural-resource deals as it imposes tougher environmental standards and clamps down on corruption, a leading US think tank said. The country's powerful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1268837/myanmar-seen-likely-reopen-natural-resource-deals
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar floods leave 33,000 in camps and three dead

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 02:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... and at either side of the rivers are urged to take necessary preventive measures against the natural disasters as there may be incessant rains in the coming days,” it said. “People also need to be aware ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1293825/myanmar-floods-leave-33000-camps-and-three-dead
  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Cyclone Mahasen triggers mass evacuations in Bangladesh, Myanmar

    Posted May 15th 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... conference in Yangon. “Some people don’t want to leave. We don’t want to see them die so we will move them under the law of protection from natural disasters,” he said. The cyclone appeared to have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1238326/cyclone-mahasen-triggers-mass-evacuations-bangladesh-myanmar
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Reunited 'God's Army' twins in search of a normal life

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:55am by AP

    ... began shelling the twins' village to help corner the embassy raiders. Shambles turned to disaster when the student warriors and some God's Army members crossed back into Thailand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1346812/reunited-gods-army-twins-search-normal-life
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to get bigger slice of profits at China-backed copper mine

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... at the Letpadaung mine is both common and controversial- a Chinese company exploits Myanmar's natural resources with local military help, while little if any of the profits go into public coffers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1323035/myanmar-get-bigger-slice-profits-china-backed-copper-mine

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