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  1. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the Southeast Asian nation. The border line between the Myanmar and China is very porous and difficult for authorities to control and manage, with transnational crime groups smuggling both ways, said ... and people are smuggled back and forth across the border between the two countries, and between Myanmar and other neighbouring states," he said. The report also added fuel to allegations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1563392/myanmar-sentences-eight-chinese-militants-lengthy-prison
  2. Infographics - News - MYANMAR

    Dragon at the doorstep: Myanmar’s changing ties with China

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:42pm by Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo, Cedric Sam

    ... and smuggling along the porous Myanmar-China border. It follows a Chinese state-owned hydro-power conglomerate lobbying for the construction of Myanmar's biggest dam to provide electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1520445/china-myanmar-dragon-doorstep
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... It was smuggled out, copied and covertly distributed. Freed in September 2009, Win Tin continues to wear a blue prison shirt, "to show solidarity with those who have yet to be released," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465826/freed-prisoners-myanmar-now-living-jail-mind
  4. 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 ... is smuggled by truck to China by so-called jockeys through territory belonging to either the Myanmese military or the Kachin Independence Army, both of whom extract tolls. The All China Jade Trade ...

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

    Myanmar prison art tells story of repression

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... in the Irrawaddy delta region, the artist was able not only to receive the occasional batch of smuggled paint, but also to sneak the collection out. The paintings are “strongly entwined with my life”, ... with their daughter. Bowman was able to smuggle the paintings out of the country and the collection is now in Amsterdam at the International Institute of Social History. In March Myanmar saw its first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1118189/myanmar-prison-art-tells-story-repression

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