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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

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A court in Myanmar has sentenced eight Chinese nationals to lengthy prison terms for transporting an arsenal of firearms and hand grenades while ... sentenced to 13 years of hard labour and one was sentenced to 10 years, the report said, citing the Crime Investigation Department, a special police department handling such crimes. The eight ...

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

    Myanmar bans women from working as maids in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... Agencies Federation. "The Labour Ministry has temporarily suspended permits for women until the federation signs a memorandum of understanding with [its counterpart in] Singapore." He did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592019/fearing-abuse-myanmar-bars-its-women-maid-jobs-hong-kong-singapore
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... intolerance. In addition, US officials have accused Myanmese authorities of falling short on commitments to protect freedom of speech, including the recent sentencing of five journalists to 10 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570302/kerry-warns-myanmar-against-backsliding-human-rights
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s health and information ministers ‘resign’

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

    ... But problems including ethnic violence and harsh sentences for four journalists under an official secrets act have raised concerns inside Myanmar and abroad. Presidential spokesman Ye Htut, who is also ...

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

    Myanmar newspapers print black covers in protest against the sentencing of reporters

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:50pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... a half-century of military rule Several private newspapers in Myanmar printed black front pages on Friday to protest against recent arrests and sentencing of journalists, in the latest sign the country’s ... for Democratic Voice of Burma was sentenced one year’s imprisonment for trespassing and obstructing a civil servant while doing a story on education. “We are publishing the black front page in protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1475816/myanmar-newspapers-print-black-covers-protest-against-sentencing-reporters
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medical aid group MSF suspended by Myanmar

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:48am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Yangon Yangon shuts down MSF in shock move Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said yesterday the Myanmar government had ordered it to suspend all its activities in the country, halting vital care to thousands of people. "MSF is deeply shocked by this unilateral decision and extremely concerned about the fate of tens of thousands of patients currently under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1437680/medical-aid-group-msf-suspended-myanmar
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... 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
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... 15 amnesties of prisoners. They included the release of 1,181 dissidents and 22,238 criminals. Only a few of the political detainees received pardons. The rest had their sentences suspended ... refused to believe him. He had 10 years left of a 22-year sentence, his second, for writing and distributing a pro- democracy pamphlet. The guard kept repeating the statement. "Don't ...

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

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

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

    ... it was confiscated by an agribusiness, the men's relatives said. The five men from Irrawaddy region's Maung Mya district were tried, sentenced and jailed on the same day, their relatives said. ... a protest against the controversial China-backed Latpadaung copper mine in Sagaing region. Four members of the 88 Generation group were sentenced to up to six months in prison for opposing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465825/ploughing-protesters-highlight-land-grab-grievances-myanmar
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar marchers seek cancellation of Chinese-backed dam project

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... to neighbouring China, but President Thein Sein's government ordered it to be suspended in 2011, saying it went "against the will of the people". Now, many in this nation of 60 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455772/myanmar-marchers-seek-cancellation-chinese-backed-dam-project

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