Police official says child rescued alive from sea, no other known survivors; eyewitness says meteorological conditions were bad around time of crash
Iraqi government declares Tuesday, June 30 a 'Day of National Sovereignty'
Among more than 30 international firms vying for chance to secure service contracts: US giant Exxon Mobil, China's CNPC
Taliban spokesman says US missile strikes, army operations in North Waziristan prompted decision
Official statement says overnight strikes hit pair of bunkers in eastern Khost province
A child survives as a Yemeni airline with 150 people aboard crashes into the Indian Ocean, prompting EU safety concerns.
China delays a plan requiring all new computers to be equipped with internet filtering software, state media says.
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|By LAWI WENG|
|Some 4,000 illegal Burmese migrants were arrested in Thailand in June, many of whom were forcibly repatriated.|
|By CAROLINE STAUFFER|
|Thai Airways is trying to lure passengers from outside Asia with free domestic flights. Hotels on the resort island of Phuket are offering a fourth night free. And mountain lodges up north are offering free golf and spa pampering.|
|By MIN LWIN|
|A video of a deadly attack in Rangoon 26 years ago and documents detailing relations between Burma and North Korea are spreading fast among Burmese Internet users. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Win Tin, a prominent NLD leader, sees no chance of Aung San Suu Kyi being released as a result of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s two-day trip to Burma. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Japanese police have arrested three top businessmen on suspicion of attempting to export to Burma a measuring instrument that could be used to develop long-range ballistic missile systems.|
Farmers in Central Burma are worried over the late monsoons, which are hampering the cultivation of monsoon paddy. According to a local farmer in Pegu Town, farmers in Daik Oo... With the increase in music piracy and ineffective laws governing the illegal reproduction of music, Burma's music industry has witnessed an 80 percent reduction in the release of new albums...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Burma on Friday for a short two-day visit to the country, according to an announcement made yesterday in New York...
Security officials in Thailand have beefed up surveillance on Moei River, in the wake of clashes with ethnic Karen armed men, who were trying to cross over to Thailand......
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