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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Yangon proposes year-long logging banA woman walks with children near logs at a timber yard in Yangon in this 2014 f
Yangon proposes year-long logging ban
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 minutes ago
A woman walks with children near logs at a timber yard in Yangon in this 2014 file photo. (Reuters photo) Related Stories A temporary ban on logging has been proposed to the Myanmar government and is likely to be approved, according to Myanma... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar OKs import of thousands of carsTraffic flows past the old Burma Railway headquarters building in Yangon April
Myanmar OKs import of thousands of cars
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 hours ago
Traffic flows past the old Burma Railway headquarters building in Yangon April 27. (Reuters photo) Related Stories A new government-led supervisory committee has released around 14,000 cars that had been held at Myanmar’s borders after an informal... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore bakery heads to Myanmaron Wednesday, citing a press release. The local construction-focused conglomer
Singapore bakery heads to Myanmar
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
on Wednesday, citing a press release. The local construction-focused conglomerate runs the Junction Centre malls in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw. BreadTalk is far from the only franchise to notice Myanmar’s blossoming food and beverage sector.... Read more
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The Age
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growthThu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growth
The Age / Posted yesterday
Thu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy fields back in Dala, a township south of Yangon, Burma. Photo: Getty Images What's most new about the report, perhaps, is tying the problem of potential future... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growthThu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growth
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Thu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy fields back in Dala, a township south of Yangon, Burma. Photo: Getty Images What's most new about the report, perhaps, is tying the problem of potential future... Read more
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WA Today
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growthThu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growth
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Thu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy fields back in Dala, a township south of Yangon, Burma. Photo: Getty Images What's most new about the report, perhaps, is tying the problem of potential future water... Read more
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Canberra Times
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growthThu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy
High and Dry: climate change's biggest victim will be water and, consequently, economic growth
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Thu, 11, and Zin Mar Win, 7, carry buckets of clean water across dry rice paddy fields back in Dala, a township south of Yangon, Burma. Photo: Getty Images What's most new about the report, perhaps, is tying the problem of potential future water... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Blaze destroys hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya campYANGON: A major fire on Tuesday (May 3) damaged or destroyed the homes of nearl
Blaze destroys hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya camp
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
YANGON: A major fire on Tuesday (May 3) damaged or destroyed the homes of nearly 450 Rohingya Muslim families living in a camp for people displaced by 2012 communal fighting in western Myanmar. The charred remains of wooden shelters and twisted... Read more
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CTV News
Lisa LaFlamme: For much of the world, press freedom is a distant dreamreporters I've met have been raped to try to force their silence. MOSTLY it has
Lisa LaFlamme: For much of the world, press freedom is a distant dream
CTV News / Posted yesterday
reporters I've met have been raped to try to force their silence. MOSTLY it hasn't worked. This year I met a journalist in Yangon, Myanmar, who spent nine-and-a-half years in prison -- again for reporting on an anti-government protest.... Read more
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ABC News
The Impact and Effects of El Ninowell as health services." Pictured, A boy carries drinking water after collecti
The Impact and Effects of El Nino
ABC News / Posted yesterday
well as health services." Pictured, A boy carries drinking water after collecting the water from donors at Dala Township in Yangon, Myanmar, April 28, 2016. A child walks among lotus plants in the dried pond at a village of Dala township at... Read more
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Swissinfo
Fire in Myanmar camp for displaced Muslims injures 14 - U.N.YANGON (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Tuesday in a camp for internally displac
Fire in Myanmar camp for displaced Muslims injures 14 - U.N.
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
YANGON (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Tuesday in a camp for internally displaced Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine State, destroying shelters where about 2,000 people had lived and injuring about 14 of them, the United Nations said. Camps in the area... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Fire razes hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya campYANGON - A major fire on Tuesday damaged or destroyed the homes of nearly 450 R
Fire razes hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya camp
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
YANGON - A major fire on Tuesday damaged or destroyed the homes of nearly 450 Rohingya Muslim families living in a camp for people displaced by 2012 communal fighting in western Myanmar. Residents assist local firefighters during a fire that gutted... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Blaze destroys hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya camp2016-05-03 14:30 Yangon – A major fire on Tuesday damaged or destroyed the hom
Blaze destroys hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya camp
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
2016-05-03 14:30 Yangon – A major fire on Tuesday damaged or destroyed the homes of nearly 450 Rohingya Muslim families living in a camp for people displaced by 2012 communal fighting in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, May 3, 2016T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint. In 1945, during Wor
This day in history, May 3, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint. In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese. In 1952, the Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time on CBS; the winner was... Read more
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Rappler
Blaze destroys hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya campLOSS. A Rohingya woman cries after a fire hit their camp in Rakhine State, Myan
Blaze destroys hundreds of homes in Myanmar Rohingya camp
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
LOSS. A Rohingya woman cries after a fire hit their camp in Rakhine State, Myanmar, May 3, 2016. Photo by Nyunt Win/EPA YANGON, Myanmar – A major fire on Tuesday, May 3, damaged or destroyed the homes of nearly 450 Rohingya Muslim families... Read more
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Salon.com
Myanmar fire leaves 440 Rohingya families homelessYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — An official says a fire at a camp in western Myanmar hou
Myanmar fire leaves 440 Rohingya families homeless
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — An official says a fire at a camp in western Myanmar housing members of the country’s persecuted Rohingya minority has burned down, leaving 440 families homeless. Rakhine state Department of Social Relief official Cho Cho Win... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Myanmar fire leaves 440 Rohingya families homelessYANGON, Myanmar - A fire on Tuesday burned down a camp in western Myanmar that
Myanmar fire leaves 440 Rohingya families homeless
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar - A fire on Tuesday burned down a camp in western Myanmar that shelters members of the country's persecuted Rohingya minority, leaving 440 families homeless. Rakhine state Department of Social Relief official Cho Cho Win said 49... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fire ‘destroys’ Myanmar camp for displacedYangon - A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally
Fire ‘destroys’ Myanmar camp for displaced
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Yangon - A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally displaced people in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, a witness said. Camps in the area largely house members of the marginalized Rohingya Muslim community, who were... Read more
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Reuters
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced: witnessYANGON A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally d
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced: witness
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally displaced people in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, a witness said. Camps in the area largely house members of the marginalized Rohingya Muslim community, who were... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Kentucky Derby first televised nationallyT. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.In 1945, during World
Kentucky Derby first televised nationally
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese.In 1952, the Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time on CBS; the winner was Hill... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displacedYANGON: A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday (May 3) in a camp for int
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON: A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday (May 3) in a camp for internally displaced people in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, a witness said. Camps in the area largely house members of the marginalised Rohingya Muslim community, who... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced - witnessYANGON: A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced - witness
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON: A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally displaced people in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, a witness said. Camps in the area largely house members of the marginalized Rohingya Muslim community, who were... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Kentucky Derby first televised nationallyT. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.In 1945, during World
Kentucky Derby first televised nationally
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 2 days ago
T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese.In 1952, the Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time on CBS; the winner was Hill... Read more
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The Star
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced - witnessYANGON (Reuters) - A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for
Fire destroys 50 shelters in Myanmar camp for displaced - witness
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - A fire destroyed about 50 shelters on Tuesday in a camp for internally displaced people in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, a witness said. Camps in the area largely house members of the marginalized Rohingya Muslim community, who... Read more
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The Star
Kentucky Derby first televised nationallyT. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.In 1945, during World
Kentucky Derby first televised nationally
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese.In 1952, the Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time on CBS; the winner was Hill... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryT. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint. In 1945, during Wor
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint. In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese. In 1952, the Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time on CBS; the winner was... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacT. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint. In 1945, during Wor
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint. In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese. In 1952, the Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time on CBS; the winner was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editor selections from the past week in AsiaMyanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" d
Editor selections from the past week in Asia
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Myanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" during a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Yangon. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted Muslim minority who live in the western part of the country are... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Editor selections from the past week in AsiaMyanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" d
Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Myanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" during a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Yangon. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted Muslim minority who live in the western part of the country are... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Editor selections from the past week in AsiaMyanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" d
Editor selections from the past week in Asia
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
Myanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" during a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Yangon. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted Muslim minority who live in the western part of the country are... Read more
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Darien News-Review
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asiaphoto, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
photo, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya" during a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar against the US embassy's April 20, 2016 statement. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted and... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asiaphoto, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
photo, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya" during a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar against the US embassy's April 20, 2016 statement. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Editor selections from the past week in AsiaMyanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" d
Editor selections from the past week in Asia
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Myanmar, a maroon robe-clad Buddhist monk wore a sticker saying "No Rohingya" during a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Yangon. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted Muslim minority who live in the western part of the country are... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Editor selections from the past week in Asiaphoto, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya
Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
photo, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya" during a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar against the US embassy's April 20, 2016 statement. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asiaphoto, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
photo, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya" during a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar against the US embassy's April 20, 2016 statement. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted and... Read more
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The New Canaan News
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asiaphoto, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
photo, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya" during a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar against the US embassy's April 20, 2016 statement. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Editor selections from the past week in Asiaphoto, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya
Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
photo, a nationalist Buddhist monk wears a sticker with the words " No Rohingya" during a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon, Myanmar against the US embassy's April 20, 2016 statement. Myanmar nationalists believe the long-persecuted and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh steps up public diplomacy with ‘new’ Myanmartheir traditional performances, featuring the cultural similarities, to celebra
Bangladesh steps up public diplomacy with ‘new’ Myanmar
Bdnews24.com / Posted 4 days ago
their traditional performances, featuring the cultural similarities, to celebrate Bangla New Year at the chancery in Yangon in front of the high-profile ruling party politicians, among others. Chief Patron of the ruling National League of... Read more
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News 8000
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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My EastText
Baby named for airline after birth onboardUPI reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
My EastText / Posted 5 days ago
UPI reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Baby named for airline after birth onboardUPI reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
UPI reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Baby named for airline after birth onboardreports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and
Baby named for airline after birth onboard
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
reports that a 6-pound, 7-ounce baby boy was delivered by a team of doctors and crew after the flight landed in Yangon, Myanmar. The name "Saw Jet Star" was given to the boy, and the airline reports that mother and baby are both in good... Read more
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