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|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| The brutal fighting has forced thousands of civilians to flee their homes for safety in Thailand and China, and reduced both stability and the prospects for national reconciliation. |
— Ian Kelly, US State Department spokesman
|By AUNG MOE ZAW|
|The recent clashes between the Burmese army and a former ceasefire group highlight the flaws of the junta’s constitution and the dangers posed by next year’s planned elections.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|The Kokang capital shuts down amid reports of looting of Kokang-owned stores by regime soldiers.|
|By LALIT K JHA|
|The Burmese military government should immediately halt its “brutal fighting” against ethnic groups, says the US State Department.|
|By MIN LWIN|
|Burmese regime has offered an amnesty to troops of the Kokang ceasefire group while launching a manhunt for four of their leaders. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Five senior Burmese officials visited the capital of China’s Yunnan Province days after clashes that sent thousands of refugees fleeing across the Sino-Burmese border. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|Burmese Residents in Rangoon express different opinions on the junta’s attack on the Kokang militia. |
|By NG HAN GUAN|
|Chinese authorities began pulling down tent camps as the number of refugees returning to Burma fell sharply from the thousands the day before.|
The gay community organized a fund raising beauty pageant for HIV/AIDS patients on August 29 in Rangoon. 'Miss Red Ribbon Beauty Contest 2009' kicked off at the Sedona Hotel...... China on Monday gifted five railway locomotives and 220 passenger and freight coaches to military ruled Burma to help the country extend its railway network up to...
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