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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Leprosy's ancient curse still strikes the people of Myanmar's borderlands

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mawlamyaing Leprosy's ancient curse still strikes the borderlands High in the hills of Myanmar's war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical help is a sign that the country's battle with the ancient disease is far from over. It took six days by plane, boat, motorcycle and bus- plus an arduous ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US welcomes Myanmar signing nuclear agreement

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

    ... Associated Press in Washington The United States on Thursday welcomed Myanmar’s signing of an agreement with the UN atomic watchdog that will require it to declare any nuclear activities ... have pursued a nuclear weapons program. The State Department said on Thursday the protocol would help move the country also known as Burma “increasingly in line with international ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... of the constitution- all but impossible for an opposition party to achieve. But the NLD's efforts are unlikely to make much of a difference. Striking down clause 436 has been the focus of the drive, which ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Obama warns against repression of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:36pm by AFP

    ... and embrace dialogue with the United States. Unless Obama's diplomacy with Iran over its nuclear programme evolves into a long-term rapprochement, Myanmar will stand as the only example ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's military admits airstrikes against Kachin

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 10:51am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon  Myanmar’s military acknowledged launching airstrikes against ethnic Kachin rebels in the north and said it captured a hilltop post from where the insurgents had attacked government supply convoys. The statement broadcast on sta ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's military strikes Kachin rebel stronghold, leaving three dead

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and cast doubt on a peace process seen as key to the country's emergence from decades of military rule. The United States and United Nations have condemned the army's use of air strikes ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Strong quake, aftershock strike Myanmar, a dozen feared dead

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 10:12am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon A 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours after a strong earthquake on Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There are no initial repo ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... Reuters in Yangon Revision of contract at the China-backed copper project is seen as a way of appeasing residents upset at huge seizure of land Myanmar strikes better mine deal Myanmar has signed a revised contract that increases its share of the profits from a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine, the country's largest, officials said. The revision is seen as an attempt ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - MYANMAR

    Book review: Golden Parasol, by Wendy Law Yone

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by CLAIRE HUIBONHUA

    ... Myanmese politician. But he is also shown as an unconventional father. An easy and captivating read, defined by its striking writing style and unusual characters, this book delivers a riveting ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Cyclone 'could delay' Myanmar president's landmark state visit to US

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Storm could delay Thein Sein's state visit to US Myanmar President Thein Sein's landmark state visit to the United States could be delayed because of a cyclone threatening to strike his country's northwest coast. "We have arranged the trip. But it's not certain yet. We will announce [the departure date] depending on the outcome ...




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