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Tuesday Jul 1 | Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: CPI cut our rice ration, say anti-dam activists

Two local Kachin women, who have been involved in anti-Myitsone dam activities, say they have had their rice rations cut by China Power Investment Corporation , the Chinese backers of the Irrawaddy River hydropower project.

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Tue Jun 03, 2014

World-Grain

Myanmar (Burma): Construction of mills almost complete for production ...

Section: General News The construction of mills is 90 per cent complete for the production of nearly 300,000 tons of parboiled rice per year, said Ye Min Aung, board director of Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation.

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Mon Jun 02, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Women unload a fishing net from a boat.

After a five-hour boat ride from Bogale, a town in Irrawaddy Division, I found myself standing on the shore of one the biggest fishing villages in the delta.

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Fri May 16, 2014

Burmanet

The Irrawaddy Burma Elections, charter reform risk causing...

President Thein Sein has warned that Burma faces the risk of unrest as it prepares to amend its military-drafted Constitution and conduct free and fair elections.

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Wed May 07, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Cyclone Nargis, cyclone, Irrawaddy Delta, The Irrawaddy, Burma, Myanmar, aid, military regime

A boy looks for food on a river bank near a village hit by Cyclone Nargis, outside Rangoon, on May 19, 2008.

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