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As many as 30,000 civilians have fled to China in the wake of fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels in Burma’s north-eastern region, the United Nations Refugee... Thousands of refugees on Friday continued fleeing to the Sino-Burma border as clashes between the Burmese Army and Kokang rebels entered the second day. Tension,...
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(Analysis) Despite Burma’s fishery products being a good revenue earner in the export market, this year it has taken a beating and failed to achieve the targe...United States is set to announce its new policy on Burma as the Obama administration is on the verge of completing its review, visiting Congress staff members on Friday told......
The internet has revealed more and more statements relating to forming of anti-junta secret organizations by monks. The statements issued by the All Burma Students Union said...
|By WAI MOE|
|Days of clashes near the Sino-Burmese border end after about 700 Kokang troops hand over their weapons to Chinese officials.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|As fighting continues between the Burmese army and an alliance of ethnic groups, thousands more Kokang civilians flee to the Chinese border.|
|By LAWI WENG|
|Rangoon authorities have withdrawn a ban on seven brands of cooking oil, as tensions grow between a military-owned enterprise and one of Burma’s largest private companies. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|A legal loophole that let British tourism operators continue doing business in Burma in defiance of European Union sanctions has been closed by an amendment to UK law. |
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Three Congress staffers have met with NLD representatives for talks about political prisoners in Burma. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Armed clashes between northern ethnic armies and government troops mark the beginning of a divide-and-rule tactic by the junta.|