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Apr 23, 2014 | Burmanet

KIC: Cement factory raises new fears of land confiscation and pollution

Residents of Mi Kayin village, Hpa-an, Karen State, are once again united to oppose a proposed cement factory planned to be built near their village by the Myanmar Ji Dong Cement Company Limited.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bangkok Post

Two killed in Chiang Mai drug bust

Two drug couriers were killed and 100,000 methamphetamine pills seized in two clashes between soldiers of the Pha Muang Force and a band of drug traffickers near the Thai-Myanmar border in Chiang Mai's Mae Ai district on Sunday morning, according to force commander Maj Banjerd Changpoonthong.

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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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Fri Mar 14, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Burma Needs Policy for Squatters: Ye Htut

Amid ongoing mass evictions in Rangoon and surrounding areas, the presidential spokesman has called for a land policy to handle the issue of squatters.

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Sat Jan 11, 2014

TrekEarth

Pa O mother

Another picture from Pa O market on the way to Kakku. The little boy was crying but when he saw a strange lady he stopped crying and looked with curiosity.

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