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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dethroned Myanmese beauty queen flees with US$100,000 crown after row with organisers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... World website, the word “dethroned” stamped alongside her name. “She thinks as long as she keeps this crown she’s the winner,” said David Kim, director of media for the South Korea-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581965/dethroned-myanmese-beauty-queen-flees-us100000-crown-after-row-organisers
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Leprosy's ancient curse still strikes the people of Myanmar's borderlands

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... the nerves, meaning sufferers are prone to injure themselves, which results in ulcers and can lead to limb loss. Symptoms can take as long as 20 years to appear. It is not particularly infectious, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578703/leprosys-ancient-curse-still-strikes-people-myanmars-borderlands
  3. 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

    ... a part of his youth in Beijing and has long fought for the armed wing of the Burmese Communist Party. Like his UWSA hosts, he has over the years attempted to replicate the ceremonial protocol ...

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

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... expert Renaud Egreteau. He said there was an intrinsic wariness of foreign occupation, in a country that gained independence from Britain in 1948 and which has long lived in the shadow of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556657/millions-sign-petition-myanmar-urging-army-curtail-its-power
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

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

    ... Kachin state, one of several areas of this majority-Buddhist country where armed ethnic groups have long clashed with the military. Since a ceasefire in the state fell apart three years ago, ... 10 years in prison. The laws are being drafted in parliament with the support of the government, according to Ye Htut. Then there is the matter of the Rohingya, a long-persecuted Muslim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552885/myanmars-reforms-may-be-running-out-steam
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... will give up their positions," Suu Kyi said in the opening address. "You need to consider how these elders have struggled for a long time to ensure the survival of the NLD." Younger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547618/aung-san-suu-kyis-opposition-party-youth-ready-rise-ranks
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Gap to be first US retailer to enter Myanmar market

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 08:47pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... by the US Embassy. While Asian nations have long had a strong presence in Myanmar, it’s only in the last few years that companies from North America and Europe have started returning, thanks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527602/gap-be-first-us-retailer-enter-myanmar-market
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Obama warns against repression of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:36pm by AFP

    ... and embrace dialogue with the United States. Unless Obama's diplomacy with Iran over its nuclear programme evolves into a long-term rapprochement, Myanmar will stand as the only example ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498330/obama-warns-against-repression-rohingya-muslims-myanmar
  9. 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 ... the following year in the wake of a student-led pro-democracy uprising. He reiterated his support for party leader Suu Kyi in the days before he died, according to his long-time assistant Yar Zar. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493413/win-tin-myanmar-journalist-and-opposition-leader-dies-85
  10. 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

    ... to transport supplies. Aid groups have long drawn the ire of some Rakhine Buddhists who accuse them of favouring the Rohingya. Humanitarian groups reject accusations of bias toward Muslims and many ...

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

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