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  1. 141. learning | 09 Jul 2014

    What's new in business news: July 9, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Rice warehouse struck by fire 3 times, Myanmar sells $3 billion in gemstones & call for junta to deal with problem taxis.

  2. 142. learning | 30 Jun 2014

    Working on a fishing boat from hell: a true story

    About labour & the law

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Myanmar worker tells story of working on Thai fishing boat after falling victim to police human trafficking gang & finally returning, unlike others, after 23 months of slavery.

  3. 143. learning | 17 Jun 2014

    Army moves to limit damage from worker exodus (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The continued exodus of Cambodian migrant workers is worrisome, but the big fear is that the much larger labour force from Myanmar might panic. Yesterday, the army took steps to prevent that and today the Thai permanent ...

  4. 144. learning | 27 Feb 2014

    What's new in business news: February 27, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Koh Tao rated world's 10th best tourism island, condo boom in Cha-am & Hua Hin, & $3.3bn Myanmar gas & oil investment by PTT.

  5. 145. learning | 21 Feb 2014

    Jade: 50 tonne jade boulder found in Myanmar

    About gemstones

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Half-buried jade boulder deep in rebel territory, guarded by soldiers. Govt & rebels in talks before handing rock over.

  6. 146. learning | 03 Feb 2014

    What's new in business news: February 3, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » New digital-TV channels spending big, motorcycle loan defaults skyrocket with farmer payment delays & Telenor (DTAC) wins 15-year Myanmar mobile phone deal.

  7. 147. learning | 12 Dec 2013

    Impressive opening for SEA Games

    SEA Games opening ceremony

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Myanmar staged a colourful opening ceremony for the Southeast Asian Games Wednesday and Bangkok Post photographer Patipat Janthong was there.

  8. 148. learning | 07 Nov 2013

    What's new in business news: November 7, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Japanese firms win purple railway line deal, mission to Myanmar to revive stalled Dawei project & road accident death reduction targets set too high.

  9. 149. learning | 01 Nov 2013

    What's new in business news: November 01, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Asean people want common Asean visa, Makkasan for new commercial district & Japanese firms join in Myanmar industrial development.

  10. 150. learning | 17 Oct 2013

    Miss Universe Myanmar visits Thailand

    About beauty contests

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 25-year old Miss Wine arrives in Thailand for training with Miss Universe Thailand. Says Aung San Suu Kyi is her role model.

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