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Thai PM Says No Trade With North Korea, Ahead of US Envoy’s Visit

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha denies US claims that North Korean companies are doing business with Thailand. The post Thai PM Says No Trade With North Korea, Ahead of US Envoy’s Visit appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Thai PM Says No Trade With North Korea, Ahead of US Envoy’s Visit

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha denies US claims that North Korean companies are doing business with Thailand. The post Thai PM Says No Trade With North Korea, Ahead of US Envoy’s Visit appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

UN Envoy Urges Security Council to Visit Myanmar, Bangladesh

A top UN official recounts horrific accounts of sexual atrocities by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region. The post UN Envoy Urges Security Council to Visit Myanmar, Bangladesh appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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UN Envoy Urges Security Council to Visit Myanmar, Bangladesh

A top UN official recounts horrific accounts of sexual atrocities by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region. The post UN Envoy Urges Security Council to Visit Myanmar, Bangladesh appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Mandalay to Invite 20,000 Monks for Merit Making

A Thai monastery caught up in a money laundering case is helping pay for the event and sending its own monks to take part. The post Mandalay to Invite 20,000 Monks for Merit Making appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Mandalay to Invite 20,000 Monks for Merit Making

A Thai monastery caught up in a money laundering case is helping pay for the event and sending its own monks to take part. The post Mandalay to Invite 20,000 Monks for Merit Making appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Arakan Army Will Be Flashpoint For Peace Process: Researcher

A smaller group without a fundamental agenda poses biggest threat to complex process, says EU analyst The post Arakan Army Will Be Flashpoint For Peace Process: Researcher appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Arakan Army Will Be Flashpoint For Peace Process: Researcher

A smaller group without a fundamental agenda poses biggest threat to complex process, says EU analyst The post Arakan Army Will Be Flashpoint For Peace Process: Researcher appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Ethnic Groups Say Time Has Come To See Detailed Plan For Federal System

ENAC argues for states’ right to collect tax, run mother tongue school programs. The post Ethnic Groups Say Time Has Come To See Detailed Plan For Federal System appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Ethnic Groups Say Time Has Come To See Detailed Plan For Federal System

ENAC argues for states’ right to collect tax, run mother tongue school programs. The post Ethnic Groups Say Time Has Come To See Detailed Plan For Federal System appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Sanctions Unlikely to Affect Gems Industry

Dealers say possible sanctions on Myanmar’s jade and gems will have little impact, as most sales are to neighboring countries. The post Sanctions Unlikely to Affect Gems Industry appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Sanctions Unlikely to Affect Gems Industry

Dealers say possible sanctions on Myanmar’s jade and gems will have little impact, as most sales are to neighboring countries. The post Sanctions Unlikely to Affect Gems Industry appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Almost a Year After NLD Adviser’s Murder, Key Suspect Still at Large

Friends and colleagues of U Ko Ni say the Constitution may be hindering the arrest of his assassination’s suspected mastermind. The post Almost a Year After NLD Adviser’s Murder, Key Suspect Still at Large appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Almost a Year After NLD Adviser’s Murder, Key Suspect Still at Large

Friends and colleagues of U Ko Ni say the Constitution may be hindering the arrest of his assassination’s suspected mastermind. The post Almost a Year After NLD Adviser’s Murder, Key Suspect Still at Large appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Yangon Restricts Drones for Security Reasons

Yangon’s general administration dept bans drone flying in areas in 16 townships where local and international aircraft operate. The post Yangon Restricts Drones for Security Reasons appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Yangon Restricts Drones for Security Reasons

Yangon’s general administration dept bans drone flying in areas in 16 townships where local and international aircraft operate. The post Yangon Restricts Drones for Security Reasons appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Contentious Telecoms Law Still Used to Stifle Dissent Despite Amendments: FEM

Report by the NGO Free Expression Myanmar says despite amendments in August 2017, Article 66(d) is still being used to stifle opposition by those in power. The post Contentious Telecoms Law Still Used to Stifle Dissent Despite Amendments: FEM appeared first o
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Contentious Telecoms Law Still Used to Stifle Dissent Despite Amendments: FEM

Report by the NGO Free Expression Myanmar says despite amendments in August 2017, Article 66(d) is still being used to stifle opposition by those in power. The post Contentious Telecoms Law Still Used to Stifle Dissent Despite Amendments: FEM appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Myanmar to Delay Law That Would Have Allowed More Foreign Investment

Myanmar will delay the long-awaited reform in a move likely to disappoint cash-starved businesses amid growing doubts over the management of the economy. The post Myanmar to Delay Law That Would Have Allowed More Foreign Investment appeared first on The Irraw
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Myanmar to Delay Law That Would Have Allowed More Foreign Investment

Myanmar will delay the long-awaited reform in a move likely to disappoint cash-starved businesses amid growing doubts over the management of the economy. The post Myanmar to Delay Law That Would Have Allowed More Foreign Investment appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

AA Chief Urges Arakanese Not to Fall into Army Trap in Rakhine

Military is trying to drag Arakanese people into communal conflict, says Tun Myat Naing. The post AA Chief Urges Arakanese Not to Fall into Army Trap in Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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AA Chief Urges Arakanese Not to Fall into Army Trap in Rakhine

Military is trying to drag Arakanese people into communal conflict, says Tun Myat Naing. The post AA Chief Urges Arakanese Not to Fall into Army Trap in Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Myanmar Launches Diplomatic Offensive

Myanmar responds to mounting international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims. The post Myanmar Launches Diplomatic Offensive appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Myanmar Launches Diplomatic Offensive

Myanmar responds to mounting international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims. The post Myanmar Launches Diplomatic Offensive appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: It’s Not Muslims vs. Buddhists, Says Writer Bertil Lintner

The journalist, who spent decades reporting on the excesses of the military junta in Myanmar, explains what the refugee crisis means for India and the region. The post Rohingya Refugee Crisis: It’s Not Muslims vs. Buddhists, Says Writer Bertil Lintner appea
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Rohingya Refugee Crisis: It’s Not Muslims vs. Buddhists, Says Writer Bertil Lintner

The journalist, who spent decades reporting on the excesses of the military junta in Myanmar, explains what the refugee crisis means for India and the region. The post Rohingya Refugee Crisis: It’s Not Muslims vs. Buddhists, Says Writer Bertil Lintner appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Police Hunt for Triple-murder Suspect in Irrawaddy’s Myaungmya

 Man sought after allegedly slaying wife, nephew, mother-in-law with a knife. The post Police Hunt for Triple-murder Suspect in Irrawaddy’s Myaungmya appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Police Hunt for Triple-murder Suspect in Irrawaddy’s Myaungmya

 Man sought after allegedly slaying wife, nephew, mother-in-law with a knife. The post Police Hunt for Triple-murder Suspect in Irrawaddy’s Myaungmya appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

USDP Tries to Regain Public Trust Through Constructive Criticism of NLD

A USDP spokesperson says the party will put the interests of the country first and offer suggestions to the NLD. The post USDP Tries to Regain Public Trust Through Constructive Criticism of NLD appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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USDP Tries to Regain Public Trust Through Constructive Criticism of NLD

A USDP spokesperson says the party will put the interests of the country first and offer suggestions to the NLD. The post USDP Tries to Regain Public Trust Through Constructive Criticism of NLD appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Stakeholders Call for Economy to be Top Priority

Advisers and stakeholders call for a revamped economic strategy. The post Stakeholders Call for Economy to be Top Priority appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Stakeholders Call for Economy to be Top Priority

Advisers and stakeholders call for a revamped economic strategy. The post Stakeholders Call for Economy to be Top Priority appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

International Experts Named to Rakhine Advisory Body

The newly formed commission intends to help implement the Annan commission recommendations, but lack of members from Rakhine State draws criticism. The post International Experts Named to Rakhine Advisory Body appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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International Experts Named to Rakhine Advisory Body

The newly formed commission intends to help implement the Annan commission recommendations, but lack of members from Rakhine State draws criticism. The post International Experts Named to Rakhine Advisory Body appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Philippines Defied Experts’ Advice on Dengue Immunization Program

One death has so far been linked to the program, which the govt rolled out faster than it was advised to. The post Philippines Defied Experts’ Advice on Dengue Immunization Program appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Philippines Defied Experts’ Advice on Dengue Immunization Program

One death has so far been linked to the program, which the govt rolled out faster than it was advised to. The post Philippines Defied Experts’ Advice on Dengue Immunization Program appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Status Of Irrawaddy Dolphin Raised To ‘Endangered’

Categorization change comes amid signs the animal’s population is stabilizing The post Status Of Irrawaddy Dolphin Raised To ‘Endangered’ appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Status Of Irrawaddy Dolphin Raised To ‘Endangered’

Categorization change comes amid signs the animal’s population is stabilizing The post Status Of Irrawaddy Dolphin Raised To ‘Endangered’ appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Suu Kyi Dismisses Speculation of President’s Ill Health

The state counselor said there was no cause for concern after a rare public appearance by the president last month sparked concern that his health was deteriorating. The post Suu Kyi Dismisses Speculation of President’s Ill Health appeared first on The Irra
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Suu Kyi Dismisses Speculation of President’s Ill Health

The state counselor said there was no cause for concern after a rare public appearance by the president last month sparked concern that his health was deteriorating. The post Suu Kyi Dismisses Speculation of President’s Ill Health appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Mine Detonated On Rakhine Chief Minister’s Route

Four soldiers in military truck hurt as roadside bomb explodes an hour after official’s convoy passes by The post Mine Detonated On Rakhine Chief Minister’s Route appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Mine Detonated On Rakhine Chief Minister’s Route

Four soldiers in military truck hurt as roadside bomb explodes an hour after official’s convoy passes by The post Mine Detonated On Rakhine Chief Minister’s Route appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

French Firm Helps Shan Farmers Turn Poppy to Coffee

Malongo Coffee has agreed to buy beans from a local cooperative for the next five years in an effort to combat the area’s opium trade. The post French Firm Helps Shan Farmers Turn Poppy to Coffee appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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French Firm Helps Shan Farmers Turn Poppy to Coffee

Malongo Coffee has agreed to buy beans from a local cooperative for the next five years in an effort to combat the area’s opium trade. The post French Firm Helps Shan Farmers Turn Poppy to Coffee appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

‘December Morning’ Exhibition Captures the Vibrancy of the Season

‘This exhibition is about wishing people a happy New Year,’ said an artist who has participated in the exhibition for more than 30 years. The post ‘December Morning’ Exhibition Captures the Vibrancy of the Season appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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‘December Morning’ Exhibition Captures the Vibrancy of the Season

‘This exhibition is about wishing people a happy New Year,’ said an artist who has participated in the exhibition for more than 30 years. The post ‘December Morning’ Exhibition Captures the Vibrancy of the Season appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Prisons to Improve Nutrition for Inmates Across the Country

An increased budget for food will allow prisons to improve meals. The post Prisons to Improve Nutrition for Inmates Across the Country appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Prisons to Improve Nutrition for Inmates Across the Country

An increased budget for food will allow prisons to improve meals. The post Prisons to Improve Nutrition for Inmates Across the Country appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Myanmar Govt Takes Steps to Repatriate Hindus Who Fled to Bangladesh

The govt says it is arranging housing and has sent forms to Hindus in Bangladesh to fill out in order to return. The post Myanmar Govt Takes Steps to Repatriate Hindus Who Fled to Bangladesh appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Myanmar Govt Takes Steps to Repatriate Hindus Who Fled to Bangladesh

The govt says it is arranging housing and has sent forms to Hindus in Bangladesh to fill out in order to return. The post Myanmar Govt Takes Steps to Repatriate Hindus Who Fled to Bangladesh appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Cambodia Goes All-in on China in Casino Port City

A steady trickle of Chinese money into casinos swells to a tide that promises to remodel a city touted as the first port of call on China’s ‘Belt and Road.’ The post Cambodia Goes All-in on China in Casino Port City appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Cambodia Goes All-in on China in Casino Port City

A steady trickle of Chinese money into casinos swells to a tide that promises to remodel a city touted as the first port of call on China’s ‘Belt and Road.’ The post Cambodia Goes All-in on China in Casino Port City appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Thai Police Arrest Hells Angels Gang Members

Thai police arrest four members of a Hells Angels biker gang accused of drug crimes, violence and posing a threat to society, the Tourist Police said. The post Thai Police Arrest Hells Angels Gang Members appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Thai Police Arrest Hells Angels Gang Members

Thai police arrest four members of a Hells Angels biker gang accused of drug crimes, violence and posing a threat to society, the Tourist Police said. The post Thai Police Arrest Hells Angels Gang Members appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Muslim village-head killed in Rakhine’s Maungdaw District

Witnesses say attackers were from the same village The post Muslim village-head killed in Rakhine’s Maungdaw District appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Muslim village-head killed in Rakhine’s Maungdaw District

Witnesses say attackers were from the same village The post Muslim village-head killed in Rakhine’s Maungdaw District appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

US Grant to See Restoration of 19th Century Church Through

The US will on Saturday officially announce a second grant from its Ambassadors Fund so that restoration of the 1827 church can be completed next year. The post US Grant to See Restoration of 19th Century Church Through appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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US Grant to See Restoration of 19th Century Church Through

The US will on Saturday officially announce a second grant from its Ambassadors Fund so that restoration of the 1827 church can be completed next year. The post US Grant to See Restoration of 19th Century Church Through appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Drug Czar Rebukes Anti-narcotics Deal Between Yunnan, Wa Army

‘They can’t sign agreements with self-administered regions and state governments unless they are approved by the Union government,’ said Brig-Gen Mya Maung, head of Myanmar’s counter-narcotics police. The post Drug Czar Rebukes Anti-narcotics Deal Bet
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Drug Czar Rebukes Anti-narcotics Deal Between Yunnan, Wa Army

‘They can’t sign agreements with self-administered regions and state governments unless they are approved by the Union government,’ said Brig-Gen Mya Maung, head of Myanmar’s counter-narcotics police. The post Drug Czar Rebukes Anti-narcotics Deal Between Yunnan, Wa Army appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

ICG Urges World to Stay Engaged with Myanmar

Sanctions have a poor record in influencing the military but have hurt the civilian population, rights group says. The post ICG Urges World to Stay Engaged with Myanmar appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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ICG Urges World to Stay Engaged with Myanmar

Sanctions have a poor record in influencing the military but have hurt the civilian population, rights group says. The post ICG Urges World to Stay Engaged with Myanmar appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Myanmar Army Restrictions Leave Tanai Residents Lacking Basic Commodities

Locals are suffering a shortage of rice and fuel in the conflict-torn area. The post Myanmar Army Restrictions Leave Tanai Residents Lacking Basic Commodities appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Myanmar Army Restrictions Leave Tanai Residents Lacking Basic Commodities

Locals are suffering a shortage of rice and fuel in the conflict-torn area. The post Myanmar Army Restrictions Leave Tanai Residents Lacking Basic Commodities appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Myanmar’s Opium Crop Plummets, But No Victory Over Asia’s Narco-boom: UN

A drop in opium cultivation in Myanmar underscores a regional boom in demand for illegal synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, a senior UN official says. The post Myanmar’s Opium Crop Plummets, But No Victory Over Asia’s Narco-boom: UN appeared firs
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Myanmar’s Opium Crop Plummets, But No Victory Over Asia’s Narco-boom: UN

A drop in opium cultivation in Myanmar underscores a regional boom in demand for illegal synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, a senior UN official says. The post Myanmar’s Opium Crop Plummets, But No Victory Over Asia’s Narco-boom: UN appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Carpetbagging in Burma’s Ethnic Areas

Moegyo challenges the role of development/assistance in ethnic areas and provides recommendations for vetting. The post Carpetbagging in Burma’s Ethnic Areas appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Carpetbagging in Burma’s Ethnic Areas

Moegyo challenges the role of development/assistance in ethnic areas and provides recommendations for vetting. The post Carpetbagging in Burma’s Ethnic Areas appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Civil Society Organizations Seek Greater Participation in Panglong Peace Conference

In an open letter, they urge the govt, military to make use of their conflict-resolution capabilities The post Civil Society Organizations Seek Greater Participation in Panglong Peace Conference appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
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Civil Society Organizations Seek Greater Participation in Panglong Peace Conference

In an open letter, they urge the govt, military to make use of their conflict-resolution capabilities The post Civil Society Organizations Seek Greater Participation in Panglong Peace Conference appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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