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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Myanmese Buddhists fear violence in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... to run away," said a Myanmese community leader who declined to be named over fear for his safety. The violence is believed to have compelled many Myanmese migrant workers to leave the country. "I can tell you many Myanmese workers are leaving Malaysia. Workers in Myanmar who got visas to come here to work are cancelling them because of the news of this violence," said ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar monks say most oppose anti-Muslim campaign

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Anti-Muslim violence is opposed by the majority of Buddhist clergy, who in fact are at the forefront of humanitarian aid for victims, they insist The image of Myanmar's Buddhist clergy has undergone a battering in recent months, as saffron-robed monks incite discrimination and violence against Muslim communities. But while monks have been at the forefront of anti-Muslim ...

  3. News - China

    Briefs, January 12, 2013

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Shelling in Myanmar prompts deployment Soldiers have been sent to the border with Myanmar amid concern that escalating violence between the neighbouring nation's government and ethnic separatists is spilling over, the Global Times reported yesterday. It said troops were sent to the border between Yunnan province and Myanmar's Kachin state "to understand ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi draws rare rancour over Myanmar mine report

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:35am

    ... and playing a tricky balancing act that caused some disappointment among the public and human rights groups. She has been criticised for her reluctance to speak out about violence in Rakhine ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi’s Myanmar opposition set for maiden congress

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 11:33am by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... a perceived weak response to unrest in northern Kachin state and communal violence in western Rakhine, while the party’s decision to take funding from cronies of the former junta has also raised ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Starved nation tucks into a feast of words at Myanmar book festival

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... journalists, monks and students. The talks - given in English and Myanmese - were also heavier than most lit-fest fare, covering freedom of speech, censorship and violence. Not only had many ...

  7. Activists to campaign for freer Myanmar

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... refugees, and gained a better understanding of problems in Myanmar. 'Many of these Burmese women have suffered physical violence,' Ms Hung said. 'It is so sad to listen ... to the social stigma and fear of further violence, according to a report prepared by the Women's League of Chinland [the Chin are an ethnic group in Myanmar], an umbrella organisation based ...

  8. The mantra of trade, not revolution

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Christopher Johnson

    ... to dominate the instruments of government. On the one hand, the relative lack of violence in Thailand's regime change shows the distaste for blood across a region that is increasingly linked ... a leader drunk on power out of the political scene without the brute force and violence of the past. In effect, the anti-Thaksin camp drew on the country's reverence for the Buddhist Middle ...



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