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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Census shows Myanmar's population is nine million fewer than estimated

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:01am by AFP

    ... days before the census began forced humanitarian workers to flee Rakhine, leaving tens of thousands of displaced people without adequate health care, food and water. The riots also left one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582019/census-shows-myanmars-population-nine-million-fewer-estimated
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s health and information ministers ‘resign’

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Health and information ministers 'resign' Myanmar's ministers of information and health have resigned, state media reported yesterday, the latest changes ... "allowed" Information Minister Aung Kyi and Health Minister Pe Thet Khin to step down "of their own volition". No reason was given for the resignations but the work of both ministries has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562932/myanmars-health-and-information-ministers-resign
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... expert Renaud Egreteau. He said there was an intrinsic wariness of foreign occupation, in a country that gained independence from Britain in 1948 and which has long lived in the shadow of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556657/millions-sign-petition-myanmar-urging-army-curtail-its-power
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... The situation is most dire in Myanmar's western reaches, where more than 100,000 Rohingya Muslims are living as virtual prisoners, with little access to health care or food. The fast-deteriorating ... that Muslim men had allegedly raped a Buddhist woman. Two years later, more than 100,000 Rohingya live in overcrowded camps. Health conditions worsened recently after the government suspended Medecins ...

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

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

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

    ... and inter-communal violence, kick-starting the economy and reviving health care and education. The NLD lost one of its best-loved champions of freedom in April with the death of Win Tin at age 84. He ...

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

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

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

    ... their lives and had "wholly inadequate access to basic services including health, education, water and sanitation". Predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers the Rohingya Muslims ...

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

    Myanmar’s Win Tin, who died at 84, a warrior for freedom to the end

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:14am by AP

    ... failed to dull his commitment to the democratic cause, had suffered worsening ill health in recent weeks. He died in hospital in Yangon early yesterday, National League for Democracy party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493413/win-tin-myanmar-journalist-and-opposition-leader-dies-85
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourism threatens Moken people of Myanmar's Mergui archipelago

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

    ... that have befallen many once-pristine seascapes. As the world closes in, the long-exploited Moken are rapidly diminishing in numbers and losing the occupations that sustained them for generations. ... 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
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... of an Islamic school in one of the camps. "We are losing every one of our rights, our health care, our education. We are being discriminated against from every corner. We have asked our people ...

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

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... conditions and who otherwise have little access to health care. The UN and human rights groups say at least 40 Rohingya were killed by security forces and Buddhist civilians in a restricted area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1438843/medecins-sans-frontieres-reopens-myanmar-clinics-not-rakhine

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