Japan Races to Find Survivors of Floods that Killed Nearly 100

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble, racing to find survivors after rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that killed nearly 100, with dozens missing.

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Thai Cave: Four Boys Saved, the Rest Wait for Rescue to Resume Monday

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave in an operation to save the children and their soccer coach, who have been trapped underground for more than two weeks.


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First two Thai schoolboys rescued from flooded cave

Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit are trying to bring the rest of the boys

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Rescue operation to extract cave survivors has begun

Chief of the rescue mission said the first survivor should be brought out by 9 pm tonight. 

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Drugs trial of Ross Dunkley opens in Yangon

Myanmar Times founder, Australian partner and five Myanmar women face minimum 10-year terms

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Analysis: Military Intransigence Signals Dead End for Peace Process

Tatmadaw’s refusal to consider public recommendations means the road to a fair and representative union will be a long one.

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China, Myanmar Agree 15-Point MoU on Economic Corridor

The huge infrastructure project is part of Beijing’s One Belt One Road Initiative; critics warn of potential for Myanmar to fall into a debt trap

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Father Recalls Family’s 3-Month Jungle Ordeal After Fleeing Fighting

Zing Thung Sunday said they often had to eat grass to survive while avoiding landmines and soldiers on their jungle trek after fleeing their village in Kachin State.

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Union Gov’t Urged to Halt Spread of Aung San Statues in Ethnic States

Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn

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