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|By LAWI WENG|
|The Burmese deputy foreign minister will focus on the Rohingya issue and other border issues when he visits Dhaka on Tuesday and Wednesday.|
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|By SAW YAN NAING|
| Efforts by Burmese authorities to persuade the first of about 15,000 affected Kachin villagers to move to new homes to make way for a hydro-electric dam project are meeting with resistance. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
| The 130th anniversary of the birth of the revered Burmese monk U Ottama (1979-1939) will be celebrated in Sittwe and in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh this month. |
|By JERRY HARMER|
| Thailand sent army troops with shields and batons to evict some 4,000 ethnic Hmong asylum seekers and send them back to Laos. |
|By MARGIE MASON and MARTHA MENDOZA|
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|By PAVIN CHACHAVALPONGPUN|
|The Muslim insurgency in Thailand's south has taken a toll on relations with neighboring Malaysia, but now both countries are striving to repair their ties.|
Border trading in Mae Sot–Myawaddy has increased 27 per cent from 2008 totalling more than 24 billion baht (724 million US$) in ...
Big brother focuses on stability in Burma
(Commentary) Chinese vice-president Xi Jinping’s visit to Burma over the weekend ...
Junta lobbies hard on international fora
Burma’s state-owned newspaper New Light of Myanmar on Wednesday reported ...