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Myanmar to offer foreign press visas

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Myanmar will offer members of the foreign media short and long-term visas under new press freedom regulations. 

Foreign reporters will be able to stay in the country for up to a year under new rules intended to give local and foreign media greater access to government officials.

The laws will come into effect around mid-April, deputy minister for information and presidential spokesman U Ye Htut told the Guardian.

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