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2014/10/23 19:33
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Humankind’s relationship with psychoactive substances can be traced back thousands of years to religious trances induced by specific plants and fungai. But some substances are more addictive than...
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2014/10/23 00:15
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The withdrawal of confessions made by the suspects in the murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao will not affect the way public prosecutors judge the case, the chief prosecutor reviewing the...
2014/10/19 11:29
2014/10/19 11:29
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Myanmar is changing and changing in the right direction. These were the exact words used by Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin when he spoke at the United Nations General Assembly of world...
2014/10/18 11:53
2014/10/18 11:53
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Dozens of Bangladeshis shipped into Thailand in order to be sold as slaves have been rescued from a jungle in the Southeast Asian country. The men were promised well-paid jobs, but they were drugged,...
2014/10/18 11:15
2014/10/18 11:15
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Thai officials say they have persuaded India to consider taking part in the long-delayed Dawei industrial megaproject in Myanmar. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha greets Indian Deputy Foreign...
2014/10/18 00:49
2014/10/18 00:49
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bar Council has urged the Government to extend legal aid to all refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants. Migrants, Refugees and Immigration Affairs Committee...
2014/10/17 14:15
2014/10/17 14:15
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... plus people have signed online petition for independent UK investigation into Koh Tao murder case. 100,000 signatures means that issue can be debated in British House of Commons. Post...
2014/10/15 08:17
2014/10/15 08:17
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Babies could be sent to Nauru: lawyer BABIES born in detention on Australian soil are not able to claim refugee status, a landmark court ruling has determined. FEDERAL Court judge Michael Jarrett...
2014/10/14 11:15
2014/10/14 11:15
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YANGON — The Myanmar government has rejected a parliamentary request to close the country's notorious labour camps, media reports said Tuesday. Deputy Home Affairs Minister Brig Gen Kyaw Kyaw Tun...
2014/10/13 12:42
2014/10/13 12:42
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During our 2013 study of Myanmar’s healthcare system, we managed to meet with both policy makers and multinational pharmaceutical and device companies who were eager to see a viable market for...
2014/10/13 09:15
2014/10/13 09:15
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In this Sept. 17, 2014 photo, Myat Ko, an ethnic Naga member of Myanmar’s Upper House, representing governing Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), adjusts his Naga hat in Naypyidaw, Myanmar....
2014/10/12 14:19
2014/10/12 14:19
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... Myanmar's foreign minister Wunna Maung Lwin took to the podium at the United Nations building in New York late last month and told the international community that “all major concerns related to...
2014/10/11 00:16
2014/10/11 00:16
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Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Department Press BriefingWashington, D.C. Friday, October 10, 2014 MS. UTSUNOMIYA: Okay. Good morning. Hello, everyone. Thank you for participating in this press...
2014/10/10 14:37
2014/10/10 14:37
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Hannah Witheridge’s battered body was found on a beach on Koh Tao on 15 September alongside that of fellow Briton David Miller, 24, from Jersey. On Friday, a white horse-drawn hearse with a mounted...
2014/10/09 17:46
2014/10/09 17:46
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... need to know who is buying up their most valuable assets - this is a global first in one of the places you might least expect it,” said Juman Kubba, analyst at Global Witness. “All over the...
2014/10/09 14:15
2014/10/09 14:15
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Thailand and Myanmar agreed on Thursday to revitalise the Dawei project by allowing Thai business firms to play a bigger role in the much-delayed special economic zone scheme. Prime Minister Prayut...
2014/10/09 10:28
2014/10/09 10:28
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Unprecedented political reforms in Myanmar have been widely celebrated, but these achievements are marred by increasing religious extremism and horrific levels of violence aimed at the region's...
2014/10/09 04:15
2014/10/09 04:15
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YANGON — Only three political prisoners were among thousands of people granted amnesty by the Myanmar government this week and rights group said the release was apparently aimed at improving the...
2014/10/07 11:53
2014/10/07 11:53
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The government of Myanmar has started releasing more than 3,000 prisoners on “humanitarian” grounds, officials say. Myanmar’s Ministry of Information made the announcement on its website on...
2014/10/02 15:39
2014/10/02 15:39
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A website covering news about Myanmar was defaced by hackers on Thursday, a few days after its director won a prestigious press freedom award. Aung Zaw said the attack on The Irrawaddy website was...
2014/10/23 19:33
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