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Most trafficking victims in Thailand ‘are Burmese’

Burmese workers rank the highest in numbers of human-trafficking victims in Thailand, while a labour shortage in the kingdom’s expanding fisheries industry is set to exacerbate the problem,...
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Four arrested for Kunchankone robbery

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of masterminding the armed robbery near Kunchankone Township in which three people were killed and 13 injured, the Chief of Police Brig. Gen. Khin Yi...
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Drug carriers have new tricks up their sleeves

Caught by relentless law enforcers time and again, drug smugglers have to keep inventing new tricks to stay ahead of the game, according to informed....
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Political prisoners put with criminal inmates in Buthidaung prison

Buthidaung: Political prisoners in Buthidaung prison are being forced by junta authorities to live with hardened criminals in a room and denied rights, said a prisoner....
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USDA’s vitriolic attack on KIO, KSPP over elections

The Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) backed by the Burmese junta has launched a vitriolic attack on the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the Kachin State Progressive Party (KSPP),....
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Public interest in polls dims: political parties



The Burmese people are losing interest in politics, according to parties approved by the Union Election Commission that are having difficulties on the campaign trail amid voter...
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Chinese funding freed Burma to participate in Shanghai Expo

The Chinese government has subsidized the pavilions of developing countries to join the 184 Shanghai Expo....
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Fire destroys 406 shops in Monywa

A devastating fire swept through New Chindwin Yadana Market in Monywa on Thursday morning, gutting 406 shops and destroying goods worth over 165.6 million Kyats (US $ 165,600), ...
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Burmese, Thai envoys to visit northeast India

The Burmese and Thai ambassadors to India met the minister of northeastern regional development in New Delhi recently to discuss trade, tourism and connectivity along the road ...
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Junta cronies get nod to run banks

Burma’s ruling military junta has given the go-ahead for four of its cronies to open banks, amid fears among bankers that already existing competition will intensify and have a negative impact on them ...
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Chinese premier arrives in Burma

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Burma yesterday afternoon amid hopes that discussions with the junta during his two-day official visit will include stability in border areas and the forthcoming election...
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