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2014/12/18 12:38
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Myanmar has allowed two more domestic companies and 11 foreign firms in December alone to make investments in the country, the Myanmar Investment Commission said Thursday. Of the 11 foreign firms,...
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2014/12/18 08:26
2014/12/18 08:26
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New Zealander bar manager Philip Blackwood faces Myanmar court over Buddha insult A New Zealand bar manager has appeared before a Myanmar court accused of insulting religion by using an image of the...
2014/12/18 07:38
2014/12/18 07:38
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Share this page Ashin Wirathu is known for his anti-Muslim sentiments Burmese President Thein Sein has defended a Buddhist monk accused of fomenting a wave of anti-Muslim violence in the...
2014/12/13 09:02
2014/12/13 09:02
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WALLAY, BURMA – When foreign dignitaries visit Myanmar, still known as Burma in much of the West, they don’t walk the rural hills over which the central government and ethnic groups such as the Karen...
2014/12/11 13:34
2014/12/11 13:34
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George Town, Malaysia - Police in Malaysia have arrested 20 people in a widening investigation into the murder of at least 18 Myanmar nationals in the state of Penang since January. Twelve Myanmar...
2014/12/08 13:03
2014/12/08 13:03
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Myanmar officer jailed for criticising army role in politics2014-12-08 14:15 Myanmar military troops arrive in Sittwe, capital of Myanmar's western Rakhine state. (AFP) Yangon - Myanmar's military...
2014/12/07 01:15
2014/12/07 01:15
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Sultan Ahmed’s family looks like any happy union. Mr Sultan, 57, and his wife Habhima Backgram, 46, share a room in Klong Toey with their seven-year-old boy. Every morning, Mr Sultan sees off his son...
2014/12/06 17:11
2014/12/06 17:11
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Stuck in a country that does recognise their citizenship, minority Muslim group forced to find a better life elsewhere. Close to 1.3 million Rohingya Muslims live an isolated existence in Myanmar. At...
2014/12/06 08:15
2014/12/06 08:15
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GENEVA - About 53,000 people left Bangladesh and Myanmar on treacherous smuggling boats bound for Thailand and Malaysia this year, about 540 of them dying on the journey, the UN refugee agency said...
2014/12/05 12:03
2014/12/05 12:03
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A resident watches as black smoke rises from burning houses in riot-hit Meiktila, central Myanmar. (Soe Than Win, AFP) Kuala Lumpur - Police have detained 15 people from Myanmar over a string of...
2014/12/01 02:27
2014/12/01 02:27
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By Andrew R.C. Marshall MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - The fence stretches as far as the eye can see, its concrete pillars carrying coils of barbed wire across the mountains and marshes of western...
2014/11/30 14:14
2014/11/30 14:14
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Bibijan Rahimullah stepped aboard a small boat in Myanmar in October for what she was told would be a week-long journey to Malaysia to escape violence and discrimination afflicting her Rohingya ethnic...
2014/11/27 06:28
2014/11/27 06:28
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People walk between stalls at a market in Maungdaw town in northern Rakhine State November 11, 2014. The market is one of the few places where the Rohingya Muslim and Rakhine Buddhist communities...
2014/11/25 12:56
2014/11/25 12:56
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YANGON: Myanmar's Information Minister said on Tuesday (Nov 25) the country has played a pivotal role in helping to ease tensions in the South China Sea during the ASEAN summit. He has also defended...
2014/11/24 20:19
2014/11/24 20:19
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Bangladesh has won undisputed ownership of what may be Asia-Pacific’s largest reserves of natural gas, but it is having a tough time persuading anyone to develop the fields. The main reasons why...
2014/11/23 05:33
2014/11/23 05:33
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Rohingya refugees at Da Paing camp in Rakhine State. Pic: AP. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee has approved a resolution urging Burma to allow its persecuted...
2014/11/22 20:36
2014/11/22 20:36
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The Myanmar government has vowed to take pragmatic approach that will help create a peaceful and harmonious society in the country’s western Rakhine state which was hit by deadly communal riot last...
2014/11/22 08:15
2014/11/22 08:15
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The Myanmar nationals accused of killing two British backpackers have appealed directly to the victims' families and British authorities for help in clearing their names. Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo — the...
2014/11/22 04:45
2014/11/22 04:45
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People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in Chicago, which becomes a great photo opportunity for visitors, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Two bursts of light snow are likely to total 1 to...
2014/11/22 00:49
2014/11/22 00:49
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations called on Myanmar on Friday to continue reforms to ensure credible elections next year and to step up efforts to protect ethic and religious...
2014/12/18 12:38
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