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|By SEIN HTAY|
|The path to Myitsone Village is thickly covered with weeds. Most of the houses are abandoned. There's no children, no noise, no music in this village, which used to be home to 62 families.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi say that the latest explosion to hit Burma in the past week has heightened their concerns for the pro-democracy leader's safety.|
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to The Irrawaddy about her views on the military and her hopes for a new generation of activists.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Burmese authorities ordered more than 80 people at a shelter for patients with HIV and AIDS to leave after pro-democracy Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit.|
|By SAI ZOM HSENG|
|Despite complaints of widespread irregularities in the Nov. 7 election, Burma's largest ethnic parties say they won't boycott the new Parliament when it's formed next year.|
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|Major Chinese state business Sinopec has found significant quantities of gas and oil in central Burma near Mandalay.|
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