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  1. 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 ...

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

    Rohingya Muslims in hiding in Myanmar after outbreak of sectarian violence

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 03:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Buddhist mob torched houses and surrounded mosque in latest incident of communal unrest Muslims hide after Buddhist rampage Terrified Muslims hid in their homes ... Kyaw Zan Hla, chairman of the Kaman Muslim Party, told Reuters by telephone, adding that about 200 people had joined the mob, some wearing masks and carrying flaming torches. He said he had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1321360/rohingya-muslims-hiding-myanmar-after-outbreak-sectarian-violence
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's old guard keeps grip on US$8b jade trade

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hpakant, Myanmar Myanmar's military and tycoons make billions by smuggling the precious stones to China, depriving the country of much-needed revenue Old guard keeps grip ... - a figure still too small to explain where billions of dollars of Myanmar jade has gone. In a rare visit to the heart of Myanmar's secretive jade-mining industry in Hpakant, Reuters found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1320780/myanmars-old-guard-keeps-grip-us8b-jade-trade
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official’s claims of attack by Buddhist mob in Myanmar dismissed

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Associated Press in Yangon UN official's claims of mob attack dismissed Myanmar's government has disputed claims it failed to protect a top UN human rights envoy who said his vehicle was attacked by a 200-strong Buddhist mob during a visit to a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298629/un-officials-claims-attack-buddhist-mob-myanmar-dismissed
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US keeps import ban on Myanmese jewels

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US keeps import ban on Myanmese jewels The United States has maintained a ban on importing rubies and jade amid a relaxation of curbs on trade with Myanmar, American officials said. US President Barack Obama's executive order on Wednesday continues a gradual lifting of sanctions aimed at encouraging political and economic reforms since the military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295347/us-keeps-import-ban-myanmese-jewels
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to profit from controversial Chinese-backed mine

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 04:55pm by Reuters in Yangon

    ... Reuters in Yangon 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. ... if they are compensated enough, but there are others who still want to see the whole project scrapped,” the activist, Aye Myint, told Reuters. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1291308/myanmar-profit-controversial-chinese-backed-mine
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:32am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations Samantha Power urges Yangon to prevent religious violence between Buddhists and stateless Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine state US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and ensure the delivery of humanitarian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486737/us-envoy-power-urges-myanmar-action-stop-rakhine-violence
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

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

    ... Reuters in Bangkok MSF reopens clinics, but not in strife-torn Rakhine Myanmar has allowed Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) to resume work in parts of the country days after it ordered clinics closed, but not in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, the medical aid group said. MSF did not give reasons for Thursday's suspension but media reported government officials had been ...

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

    Myanmar journalists on trial for reporting on alleged chemical weapons factory

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

    ... Reuters in Yangon Myanmar reporters on trial over 'chemical weapons factory' story Myanmar police have charged five journalists with "disclosing state secrets" after their newspaper carried a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory, state media reported yesterday. The trial of four reporters and the head of Unity Journal began on February 14 in Pakokku, a town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429023/myanmar-journalists-trial-reporting-alleged-chemical-weapons-factory
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar releases 41 political prisoners in government amnesty

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Myanmar freed 41 political detainees on Wednesday, a government spokesman said, bringing the country close to fulfilling a pledge by President Thein Sein to release all ... and provides him with a list of those determined to be genuine political prisoners recommended for release. Among those released on Wednesday was D Nyein Lin, according to a list provided to Reuters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1378467/myanmar-releases-41-political-prisoners-government-amnesty

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