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Ukrainian Agency To Build Arms Plant In Myanmar

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A Ukrainian state agency and the Myanmar military have signed a joint-venture agreement to build a plant capable of manufacturing armored personnel carriers and...
Setback for Suu Kyi in Myanmar by-elections

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Myanmar's ruling party led by the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi lost a constituency it previously held to the military-backed opposition party...
Suu Kyi’s party loses support from ethnic minorities

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi saw loyalty for her National League for Democracy (NLD) party weakening in ethnic minority areas, particularly those...
Ethnic clashes: Thousands flee northern Myanmar state

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More than 3,000 people fled their homes in northern Myanmar after new clashes between two ethnic rebel groups erupted, the United Nations said on...
Myanmar farmers point at ‘positive effects’ of growing poppy – for them

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In what can be seen as a quite one-sided approach, Myanmar's opium farmers in a joint statement said that they don't want to be...
Myanmar’s jade mining industry an illicit $31-billion business

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A new report by UK-based non-governmental organisation Global Witness reveals that Myanmar's illicit jade trade is controlled by networks of military officials and their...
Myanmar bombings linked to local business group

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The recent series of bomb blasts in five cities of Myanmar have been linked by police to a business organisation of the ethnic Kayin...
More bombs go off in Myanmar

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Two small bombs went off in eastern Myanmar on late October 16 and early October 17, killing one person and wounding at least six...
Myanmar helpless against drug dynamics

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Myanmar has pushed back its self-imposed drug eradication deadline by five years as the nation struggles to combat resurgent production of opium and methamphetamine. The...