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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Rights groups condemn Myanmar’s Rohingya plan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters in Yangon

    ... before next March when the rainy season begins, Deputy Minister for Border Affairs Major-General Tin Aung Chit told the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper this week.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1608859/rights-groups-condemn-myanmars-rohingya-plan
  2. 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

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Watch: Long time Myanmar democracy activist dies Win Tin, one of the founders of Myanmar's pro-democracy opposition and the nation's longest-serving ... spokesman Nyan Win said. A funeral service will be held tomorrow. A towering figure within the democracy movement, Win Tin formed the NLD with Aung San Suu Kyi in 1988 and was imprisoned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493413/win-tin-myanmar-journalist-and-opposition-leader-dies-85
  3. 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
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... in violence that continued into yesterday morning. One victim was identified as a Muslim man, said U Tin Aung, a Muslim official who was arranging his funeral. Residents said the man was believed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545551/violent-clashes-between-buddhists-and-muslims-myanmar-leave-2-dead
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... gave no explanation for Hla Maung Tin's retirement or for the sacking of Hsan Sint. Several official sources said Hsan Sint is facing an investigation on corruption charges. His removal ... in a series of cabinet reshuffles without any explanation. The announcement yesterday said that Hla Maung Tin was permitted to retire, a common euphemism for a firing. Saying someone has been fired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537176/chief-minister-forced-out-myanmars-strife-torn-rakhine-state
  6. 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

    ... drinking water, they say, and during the dry season, April and May, there is only so much to go around. "It wasn't always this way," said 72-year-old Tin Shwe, one of the village ... a decade ago, it dried up entirely. With no offers of help from the government, men like Tin Shwe decided to step in, devising a rationing system as water started seeping back so that residents ...

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

    Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... no choice. It is our duty," said a former student activist named Aung Tin, jailed following the so-called saffron revolution, when monks joined students in the largest demonstrations in 20 years. Aung Tin said he was convicted of being a member of an illegal group, the All Burma Federation of Student Unions. Although he has a university degree in education, he cannot find work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465826/freed-prisoners-myanmar-now-living-jail-mind
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmese couple tie knot in nation’s first gay wedding ceremony

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... in a lavish public ceremony that they say was the first of its kind in conservative Myanmar. Tin Ko Ko and Myo Min Htet exchanged rings in an upmarket Yangon hotel, in the latest sign of changing ... to overcome many difficulties from his family," said Tin Ko Ko, 38, of his partner in an emotional speech. The pair, who both work for rights groups, have lived together for 10 years without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1439555/myanmese-couple-tie-knot-nations-first-gay-wedding-ceremony
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ex-Myanmar spy chief Khin Nyunt and his victims re-evaluate their lives

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... with former prisoners of conscience have been rare, and some have occurred by chance. One awkward moment was when he ran into Win Tin, an opposition party stalwart who spent 19 years in prison, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1396176/ex-myanmar-spy-chief-khin-nyunt-and-his-victims-re-evaluate-their-lives
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... on US$8b jade trade Tin Tun picked all night through teetering heaps of rubble to find the palm-sized lump of jade he now holds in his hand. He hopes it will make him a fortune. It's happened ... US$50,000- and it was more than enough money for Tin Tun, 38, to buy land and build a house in his home village. But rare finds by small-time prospectors like Tin Tun pale next to the staggering ...

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

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