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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitand cooler;62;54;WSW;3;86%;44%;2 Wellington, New Zealand;A shower or two;54;48
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 hours ago
and cooler;62;54;WSW;3;86%;44%;2 Wellington, New Zealand;A shower or two;54;48;Very windy;53;46;SSW;28;83%;91%;1 Yangon, Myanmar;A stray thunderstorm;87;78;A shower or t-storm;88;77;SW;6;82%;87%;7 Yerevan, Armenia;Mostly sunny,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusand cooler;17;12;WSW;6;86%;44%;2 Wellington, New Zealand;A shower or two;12;9;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 hours ago
and cooler;17;12;WSW;6;86%;44%;2 Wellington, New Zealand;A shower or two;12;9;Very windy;12;8;SSW;44;83%;91%;1 Yangon, Myanmar;A stray thunderstorm;30;25;A shower or t-storm;31;25;SW;10;82%;87%;7 Yerevan, Armenia;Mostly sunny,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
William ‘Ace’ Ingram Jr., 1924-2017: Sinking of USS Houston left sailor as POW during WWIIas the “Death Railway” for three years until the end of the war. The stretch o
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
as the “Death Railway” for three years until the end of the war. The stretch of rail was built over the River Kwai linking Yangon, the then-capital of Burma, with Bangkok. Thousands of allied soldiers died during the construction. It became the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusand a t-storm;25;13;W;14;74%;86%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Turning sunny;13;9;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
and a t-storm;25;13;W;14;74%;86%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Turning sunny;13;9;A shower or two;14;9;SE;10;79%;85%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A couple of t-storms;28;26;A t-storm in spots;30;25;WSW;11;80%;70%;3 Yerevan, Armenia;Mostly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitand a t-storm;77;56;W;9;74%;86%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Turning sunny;56;48;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
and a t-storm;77;56;W;9;74%;86%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Turning sunny;56;48;A shower or two;58;48;SE;6;79%;85%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A couple of t-storms;82;78;A t-storm in spots;86;77;WSW;7;80%;70%;3 Yerevan, Armenia;Mostly... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar retains tough clause in communications law despite calls for repealYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's parliament on Friday made minor changes to a contr
Reuters / Posted yesterday
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's parliament on Friday made minor changes to a controversial telecommunications law, amendments rights monitors say will do little to address concern the law is used to curb criticism of the authorities and reporting of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar retains tough clause in communications lawprotest as they call on the Myanmar government and military authorities to rele
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
protest as they call on the Myanmar government and military authorities to release reporters who were arrested in Yangon, Myanmar June 30, 2017. (Reuters file photo) YANGON -- Myanmar's parliament on Friday made minor changes to a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
1924-2017: Sinking of USS Houston left William ‘Ace’ Ingram Jr. as POW during WWIIas the “Death Railway” for three years until the end of the war. The stretch o
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
as the “Death Railway” for three years until the end of the war. The stretch of rail was built over the River Kwai linking Yangon, the then-capital of Burma, with Bangkok. Thousands of allied soldiers died during the construction. It became the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
1924-2017: Sinking of USS Houston left William ‘Ace’ Ingram Jr. as POW during WW IIas the “Death Railway” for three years until the end of the war. The stretch o
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
as the “Death Railway” for three years until the end of the war. The stretch of rail was built over the River Kwai linking Yangon, the then-capital of Burma, with Bangkok. Thousands of allied soldiers died during the construction. It became the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiussunny, warm;30;18;SSE;7;53%;22%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Very windy;14;11;Par
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
sunny, warm;30;18;SSE;7;53%;22%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Very windy;14;11;Partly sunny, breezy;15;10;NE;26;83%;17%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A stray thunderstorm;29;25;Cloudy, a t-storm;29;25;SW;8;80%;72%;4 Yerevan, Armenia;Clouds and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitsunny, warm;86;65;SSE;5;53%;22%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Very windy;58;52;Par
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
sunny, warm;86;65;SSE;5;53%;22%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Very windy;58;52;Partly sunny, breezy;58;49;NE;16;83%;17%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A stray thunderstorm;85;77;Cloudy, a t-storm;84;76;SW;5;80%;72%;4 Yerevan, Armenia;Clouds and... Read more
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Reuters
Bangladesh ramps up border patrols to deter fresh Rohingya inflowCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON (Reuters) - Bangladesh has stepped up patrols on
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON (Reuters) - Bangladesh has stepped up patrols on its border with Myanmar, following reports that about 1,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into the country in the past two weeks, amid fresh tension in its neighbor's... Read more
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dna
WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 0200 GMT/1000 ET @ 7:30:58 AMtwo other activists to jail. (HONGKONG-POLITICS/ (UPDATE 1, TV, PICTURES), move
dna / Posted 3 days ago
two other activists to jail. (HONGKONG-POLITICS/ (UPDATE 1, TV, PICTURES), moved, by Venus Wu, 586 words) Suu Kyi's man in Yangon under fire over transit deal with China YANGON - Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Manila Water inks deal with WB investment armSoutheast Asia, having established a solid position in Vietnam as well as strat
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Southeast Asia, having established a solid position in Vietnam as well as strategic inroads in Bandung (in Indonesia) and Yangon (in Burma),” said Virgilio Rivera Jr., president and CEO of Manila Water Asia Pacific. ADVERTISEMENT “We hope to... Read more
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The Columbian
India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcryand has the responsibility now to ensure the safety of the Rohingya refugees wh
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
and has the responsibility now to ensure the safety of the Rohingya refugees who have sought shelter in India,” she said. Associated Press writers Esther Htusan in Yangon, Myanmar, and Aijaz Hussain in Srinagar, India, contributed to this... Read more
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Reuters
Suu Kyi's man in Yangon under fire over transit deal with ChinaYANGON (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible - hundreds of new yellow buses now plying the streets of Yangon in what her ruling party hopes will be a potent symbol of how it is transforming... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcryand has the responsibility now to ensure the safety of the Rohingya refugees wh
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
and has the responsibility now to ensure the safety of the Rohingya refugees who have sought shelter in India," she said. Associated Press writers Esther Htusan in Yangon, Myanmar, and Aijaz Hussain in Srinagar, India, contributed to this... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Manila Water, IFC eye Asian projectsexpand in South East Asia region having established a solid position in Vietnam
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
expand in South East Asia region having established a solid position in Vietnam as well as strategic inroads in Bandung and Yangon. We hope to further leverage IFC’s regional network as we assess these new markets as well as engage new partners. We... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitwarmer;85;61;Partial sunshine;80;62;ENE;5;65%;14%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Su
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
warmer;85;61;Partial sunshine;80;62;ENE;5;65%;14%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Sunny;56;55;Very windy;60;50;NNW;30;85%;60%;2 Yangon, Myanmar;A t-storm or two;83;77;A stray thunderstorm;85;77;E;6;82%;84%;3 Yerevan, Armenia;Not as warm;82;62;A t-storm... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiuswarmer;30;16;Partial sunshine;27;16;ENE;7;65%;14%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Su
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
warmer;30;16;Partial sunshine;27;16;ENE;7;65%;14%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Sunny;13;13;Very windy;15;10;NNW;48;85%;60%;2 Yangon, Myanmar;A t-storm or two;28;25;A stray thunderstorm;30;25;E;9;82%;84%;3 Yerevan, Armenia;Not as warm;28;16;A t-storm... Read more
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The China Post
73 people have been hospitalized for H1N1 in Myanmarbe infected with H1N1, and the death toll reached 23.The ministry is prioritisi
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
be infected with H1N1, and the death toll reached 23.The ministry is prioritising prevention and rapid response to H1N1 in Yangon, Bago and Ayeyawady, where the highest infection rates have been reported.The death toll among patients with chronic... Read more
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The Manila Times
Myanmar commission slams UN for ‘smear campaign’YANGON: A Myanmar government commission that investigated allegations made by a
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
YANGON: A Myanmar government commission that investigated allegations made by an international human rights organization and the media about the country’s security forces abusing the human rights of Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state has found these... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiussunshine;28;15;W;8;48%;42%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Decreasing clouds;12;10;P
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
sunshine;28;15;W;8;48%;42%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Decreasing clouds;12;10;Partly sunny, breezy;14;12;NNW;28;73%;59%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;Cloudy, a t-storm;31;25;A t-storm or two;31;25;SSE;9;76%;80%;5 Yerevan, Armenia;Some sun, not as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitsunshine;82;59;W;5;48%;42%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Decreasing clouds;54;50;P
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
sunshine;82;59;W;5;48%;42%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Decreasing clouds;54;50;Partly sunny, breezy;58;53;NNW;18;73%;59%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;Cloudy, a t-storm;88;77;A t-storm or two;88;77;SSE;6;76%;80%;5 Yerevan, Armenia;Some sun, not as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitsunny, nice;75;54;ESE;5;52%;1%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy showers;50;46;M
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
sunny, nice;75;54;ESE;5;52%;1%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy showers;50;46;Mostly sunny;56;50;NW;14;73%;67%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A p.m. t-storm;90;78;Cloudy, a t-storm;88;78;SW;7;77%;75%;7 Yerevan, Armenia;Lots of sun, warm;96;68;Not as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiussunny, nice;24;12;ESE;8;52%;1%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy showers;10;8;Mo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
sunny, nice;24;12;ESE;8;52%;1%;4 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy showers;10;8;Mostly sunny;13;10;NW;22;73%;67%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A p.m. t-storm;32;26;Cloudy, a t-storm;31;25;SW;11;77%;75%;7 Yerevan, Armenia;Lots of sun, warm;35;20;Not as... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar moves forwardto speedily attract foreign investment. He was also instrumental in the creatio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
to speedily attract foreign investment. He was also instrumental in the creation of the Thilawa SEZ on the outskirts of Yangon, a joint venture with the Japanese government. The two others were Dawei in southern Myanmar -- in collaboration with... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar workers march to call for minimum wage riseAbout 2,000 factory workers march for a higher basic wage in Yangon on Sunday.
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
About 2,000 factory workers march for a higher basic wage in Yangon on Sunday. (Myanmar Times photo) About 2,000 workers have marched for a daily minimum wage increase and also called on the government to provide them with social welfare... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitclouds;73;52;NE;6;51%;0%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;A touch of a.m. rain;54;48;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
clouds;73;52;NE;6;51%;0%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;A touch of a.m. rain;54;48;Downpours;53;46;S;13;83%;92%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A t-storm in spots;90;77;A p.m. t-storm;90;79;SW;6;70%;79%;6 Yerevan, Armenia;Sunshine, very hot;98;68;Very... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusclouds;23;11;NE;10;51%;0%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;A touch of a.m. rain;12;9;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
clouds;23;11;NE;10;51%;0%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;A touch of a.m. rain;12;9;Downpours;12;8;S;21;83%;92%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A t-storm in spots;32;25;A p.m. t-storm;32;26;SW;10;70%;79%;6 Yerevan, Armenia;Sunshine, very hot;36;20;Very... Read more
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Reuters
Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's RakhineYANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organizations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said. Buddhist monks and members... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's RakhineYANGON: Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
YANGON: Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organisations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said. Buddhist monks and members of the... Read more
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The Star
Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's RakhineYANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organisations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said. Buddhist monks and members... Read more
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The Manila Times
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in RakhineYANGON: Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it ramps up counterinsurgency efforts there, officers told Agence France-Presse on Saturday, after the UN voiced alarm over reports of a military build up in the... Read more
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Gulf News
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked RakhineRegion has been gripped by violence since last October when Rohingya militants
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
Region has been gripped by violence since last October when Rohingya militants attacked police posts YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm... Read more
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asianage
Myanmar send troops to Rakhine as tension risesYangon: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine s
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
Yangon: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked RakhineYANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday (Aug 12), after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked RakhineYANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine s
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiust-storm;27;13;WNW;13;75%;88%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Partly sunny;13;12;Most
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
t-storm;27;13;WNW;13;75%;88%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Partly sunny;13;12;Mostly sunny, windy;16;11;NNW;34;77%;32%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A t-storm or two;31;25;A t-storm or two;31;24;SW;9;77%;81%;9 Yerevan, Armenia;Partly sunny;33;20;Very... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitt-storm;80;56;WNW;8;75%;88%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Partly sunny;56;53;Mostl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
t-storm;80;56;WNW;8;75%;88%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Partly sunny;56;53;Mostly sunny, windy;60;52;NNW;21;77%;32%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A t-storm or two;88;76;A t-storm or two;87;76;SW;6;77%;81%;9 Yerevan, Armenia;Partly sunny;92;68;Very... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension risesYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar 'sends hundreds of troops' to Rakhineand security forces in Tin May village, Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine s
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
and security forces in Tin May village, Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar on July 14. (Reuters photo) YANGON: Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension risesYANGON: Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northweste
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled... Read more
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EuroNews
U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western MyanmarBy Simon Lewis and Wa Lone YANGON (Reuters) – The United Nations has warned aid
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
By Simon Lewis and Wa Lone YANGON (Reuters) – The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state’s majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheithot;97;69;SE;7;52%;9%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy a.m. showers;54;51;Mostl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
hot;97;69;SE;7;52%;9%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy a.m. showers;54;51;Mostly sunny;58;52;NW;14;76%;44%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A thunderstorm;84;77;A t-storm or two;86;76;W;7;82%;88%;9 Yerevan, Armenia;Mostly sunny, warm;94;69;Partly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiushot;36;20;SE;11;52%;9%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy a.m. showers;12;10;Most
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
hot;36;20;SE;11;52%;9%;5 Wellington, New Zealand;Heavy a.m. showers;12;10;Mostly sunny;14;11;NW;22;76%;44%;3 Yangon, Myanmar;A thunderstorm;29;25;A t-storm or two;30;25;W;11;82%;88%;9 Yerevan, Armenia;Mostly sunny, warm;35;20;Partly... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western MyanmarYANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western MyanmarYANGON: The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
YANGON: The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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The Star
U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western MyanmarYANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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The Star
Daibochi expects a better second half with new plant's contributionexpects a stronger performance in the second half of the year as it banks on it
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
expects a stronger performance in the second half of the year as it banks on its newly-operational first overseas plant in Yangon, Myanmar. The flexible packaging manufacturer said in a statement that the consumer packaging plant operated by... Read more
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