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US $33 million rewards decades of Bangladesh hospitality to Burmese refugees

The United Nations grant of US $33 million to Bangladesh for a poverty alleviation programme rewards the country's decades of hospitality to Burmese refugees,...
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India to keep silent on 2010 election, opposition says

The Indian government will be tight lipped regarding the upcoming 2010 Burmese general election, possibly preferring to focus on their own economic interests,...

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Education ministry urges student support for junta-backed parties

The Education Ministry has urged students to vote for junta-backed parties in this year’s elections, amid threats of “bloodshed”, a military coup and “disintegration of the union”,...
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Appeal to Thai PM to review security of migrants

Labour rights advocacy groups in an open letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand on July 19, appealed for a review and revision of security and rights of foreign migrant workers,...

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Eighteen-hour protest in Teknaf against arrest of Burmese citizens

A protest spanning 18 hours was staged at the Teknaf Port in Bangladesh on Monday after Bangladeshi authorities arrested nine Burmese citizens...

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Wild elephant kills model villager on western Burma border

A wild elephant trampled to death a model villager in southern Buthidaung Township, when he was returning home from a banana orchard,..

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USDP accused of violating electoral law in party recruitment

The Rangoon-based Union Democracy Party (UDP) alleges the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) is attempting to poach their party...

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Local Thai leaders want ban on construction of cross-border road

Locally elected Thai officials in Chiangrai’s Mae Chan and Mae Fa Luang districts held a meeting to demand a ban on the construction of a joint road project...

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Victims of fire in Chin state taken to court

The Burmese junta authorities have taken legal action against house owners, who lost their homes in a fire on 12 July in Tinam village, Hakha Township,...

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Flood alert by Burmese junta in Myitkyina

A high alert has been sounded today by the Burmese military junta authorities warning people  that floods in the Irrawaddy River may hit Kachin State’s capital Myitkyina,...

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Tight censorship prevails on Martyrs Day

A mere ten weekly journals were permitted to attend yesterday’s Martyrs Day ceremony, according to domestic editors, as censorship was tightened across...

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