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Friday Apr 11 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

leprosy, Mon State, Myanmar, Moulmein, health care, poverty, World Health Organization

The Mawlamyine Christian Leprosy Hospital is a long-established institution in Mon State, southern Burma, that treats leprosy, a highly stigmatizing disease that has long been endemic in Burma and was only brought under control a decade ago.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

As Census Winds Down, 85% of Burmese Population Counted: Official

Burma's national census agency says that as of Sunday, 85 percent of the country's estimated population had participated in the census, which ends on Thursday.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Thai-Run Gas Field to Help Meet Burma's Power Needs

A portion of gas from an offshore field that was recently brought online by Thailand's state-run energy firm PTT Exploration and Production will go toward use in Rangoon and Mon State, Tin Nilar Soe, a PTTEP communications officer, told The Irrawaddy on Friday.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Myanmar, Burma, Mon, Mon state, mother tongue, school, education, ethnic,

Mon State's Parliament is likely to pass a bill next month that would put teaching of the Mon language into government schools for the first time in more than 50 years, regional lawmakers said.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

South China Morning Post

Sleeping beauty: lazy - Burmese days' in Mawlamyine

Immortalised by Rudyard Kipling, the Myanmese city of Mawlamyine is waking up to a new day, writes David Eimer.

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