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2015/03/02 14:26
2015/03/02 14:26
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A snapshot of a dying way of life: Meet the last tattooed women of Burma who claim their elaborate facial inkings are a sign of beauty The Muun, Magan and Chin tribes of remote north-western Burma...
2015/03/02 14:26
2015/03/02 14:26
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2015/03/02 09:36
2015/03/02 09:36
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The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Good afternoon. Happy Thursday! I will start off... I have a statement...
2015/03/01 03:05
2015/03/01 03:05
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Thae Chaung: In this teeming camp for displaced Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, it's easy to overlook the internet huts. The raw emotion they generate is much harder to ignore. The huts have...
2015/02/26 11:28
2015/02/26 11:28
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Thae Chaung was a fishing village until 2012, when Rakhine Buddhists drove thousands of Rohingya from the nearby city of Sittwe. Religious violence in Rakhine State that year left 140,000 people...
2015/02/26 05:37
2015/02/26 05:37
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Myanmar culls huge numbers of poultry over bird flu scare Published: 26 February 2015 12:35 PM An outbreak of bird flu in Myanmar has forced the culling of thousands of chicken and quails. – Reuters...
2015/02/26 00:03
2015/02/26 00:03
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A Rohingya girl who was displaced following 2012 sectarian violence carries a baby at Nga Chaung Refugee Camp in Pauktaw, Rakhine state, Burma. Pic: AP. BERLIN (AP) — The United Nation’s top human...
2015/02/18 06:39
2015/02/18 06:39
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Myanmar granted its military unprecedented powers to deal with fighting between ethnic minority rebels and government troops in the Kokang region, after week-long clashes left dozens of soldiers dead...
2015/02/17 20:33
2015/02/17 20:33
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They call her “the Iron Orchid.” It’s a sobriquet inspired by the dichotomy of her ironclad convictions and quiet grace. In many ways, Aung San Suu Kyi—recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991—is the...
2015/02/17 08:28
2015/02/17 08:28
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Rohingya women sit and squat in front of tents at a camp for those displaced by recent violence, outside SittweReuters Many Rohingya are reluctant to give back their temporary identification cards,...
2015/02/17 01:55
2015/02/17 01:55
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Business in the Asian Century requires knowing more about what’s happening on the ground in Asia. A recent dispute in northern Myanmar makes this clear. This stoush between Chinese logging companies...
2015/02/13 03:34
2015/02/13 03:34
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Rohingya refugees at Da Paing camp in Rakhine State. Pic: AP. WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is criticizing Burma’s decision to invalidate temporary citizenship cards for minority Rohingya Muslims. Top...
2015/02/12 08:58
2015/02/12 08:58
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Myanmar has stripped away temporary voting rights given to the country's embattled Rohingya minority only a day earlier, following protests by Buddhist nationalists. About 1.3 million Rohingya, a...
2015/02/11 17:27
2015/02/11 17:27
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Myanmar president enacts law allowing referendum on disputed constitution YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's president has approved a law allowing a referendum on changes to the constitution, lawmakers...
2015/02/10 12:34
2015/02/10 12:34
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Despite Burma’s (Myanmar) newly acquired status as the darling of the Asian circuit, there is still much about the nation that remains undiscovered. While renowned for its wealth of pagodas,...
2015/02/10 02:37
2015/02/10 02:37
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Share this page Charging others to use a landline was a profitable business in Myanmar, but not any more Wearing a floral shirt and traditional beige-coloured face cream known as thanaka on her...
2015/02/06 15:24
2015/02/06 15:24
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Last month Yanghee Lee, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Burma (also known as Myanmar), criticised the Burmese government’s attitude towards its own Rohingya people. In Burma’s...
2015/02/06 11:38
2015/02/06 11:38
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Myanmar nationalists threaten protests over Rohingya vote change Published: 6 February 2015 6:54 PM A Rohingya man holds a queue ticket as he waits to register for a temporary card issued by the...
2015/02/06 03:36
2015/02/06 03:36
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Share this page Yanghee Lee said displaced Rohingya were living in "abysmal" conditions in refugee camps Myanmar has accused a top UN official of interfering in its internal affairs. The statement...
2015/02/06 02:26
2015/02/06 02:26
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Australian journalist Alan Morison returns to Thailand to fight criminal defamation charges An Australian journalist facing criminal defamation charges in Thailand has decided to return to the...
2015/02/03 06:12
2015/02/03 06:12
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Luke Simpkins illegally crossed the Thai border into Myanmar to attend a military parade and "revolution day" ceremony with Karen guerrillas. Bangkok: Federal Coalition MP Luke Simpkins illegally...
2015/03/02 14:26
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