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  1. 41. news | 27 Dec 2014

    Hundreds protest against China-backed mine in Myanmar

    By AFP

    » YANGON - Around 500 people including dozens of Buddhist monks protested near the Chinese consulate in Myanmar's central city of Mandalay on Saturday demanding the closure of a flashpoint copper mine.

  2. 42. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Myanmar city to hold rare but 'flawed' polls

    By AFP

    » YANGON - Myanmar's main city is poised to go to the polls on Saturday for the first municipal vote in six decades, but observers warn the process is riddled with flaws and could cast a shadow over crucial 2015 gener...

  3. 43. news | 24 Dec 2014

    China says regrets death in Myanmar mine protest

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China expressed regret on Wednesday after a woman protesting against a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar was shot dead.

  4. 44. news | 23 Dec 2014

    Deadly Myanmar mine protest resumes

    » YANGON – Villagers protesting their eviction for expansion of a Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar are continuing a stand-off with security forces, a day after their confrontation left one woman dead and 20 other peop...

  5. 45. news | 23 Dec 2014

    Woman shot dead protesting China-backed mine in Myanmar: govt

    By AFP

    » YANGON - A woman protesting against a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar has been shot dead, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, announcing an investigation into how police handled the latest clash a...

  6. 46. news | 22 Dec 2014

    1 dead in Myanmar mine shooting

    By AP

    » YANGON – A woman was fatally shot Monday during a crackdown on protesters at a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, activists and an opposition lawmaker said.

  7. 47. news | 21 Dec 2014

    Myanmar migrants haunted by memory of tsunami missing in Thailand

    By AFP

    » BAN NAM KHEM, PHANGNGA - A decade after towering waves wrenched her newborn baby from her arms, Mi Htay remains haunted by memories of the children she lost in the tsunami whose bodies, like hundreds of other Myanmar mig...

  8. 48. business | 18 Dec 2014

    Thailand-Myanmar border trade talks


    By Phusadee Arunmas, Newspaper section: Business

    » Thailand and Myanmar plan to have a joint trade committee meeting next month in an attempt to boost two-way trade and investment.

  9. 49. news | 17 Dec 2014

    Army chief visiting Myanmar

    By Wassana Nanuam

    » Army chief Udomdej Sitabutr left for a two-day visit to Myanmar on Wednesday for talks on bilateral cooperation, especially on border development and drug suppression.

  10. 50. news | 16 Dec 2014

    UN says aid to parts of Myanmar's rebel-held north 'stalled'

    By AFP

    » YANGON - The United Nations on Tuesday said it had been unable to reach thousands of displaced people in rebel-held areas of Myanmar's war-torn northern Kachin state for two months as soaring tensions after recent c...

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