Campaigners say both Myanmar and China have turned a blind eye to huge smuggling networks on their shared border, transporting not only timber but weapons, jade and rice. Photo: AFP

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Campaigners say both Myanmar and China have turned a blind eye to huge smuggling networks on their shared border, transporting not only timber but weapons, jade and rice. Photo: AFP
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