Hundreds of Shan Villagers Flee Mong Kung as Tatmadaw Assaults RCSS Positions

Some 451 IDPs sheltering at a Buddhist monastery as fighting enters third day.

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Mon State Resources Ministry Warns Antimony Plants to Control Fumes

The Mon State natural resources ministry has warned local antimony plants to control their fumes or risk action taken against them.

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Malaysia Asks Macau to Detain Financier Jho Low After He Flees HK

Jho Low has been identified by Malaysian and US investigators as a key figure in the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal.

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Japanese PM to Visit Flood Disaster Area, New Warnings Issued

PM Shinzo Abe headed for the flood-stricken western part of Japan as the death toll from the worst weather disaster in 36 years passed 160.

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‘Mission Accomplished’ as Thailand and the World Welcome Cave Rescue

Thais reacted with relief, gratitude and exhilaration after the successful rescue of the last group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave complex.

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Quick Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees is Not a Durable Solution

The refugees are being told that their only “choice” is “voluntary” return to Myanmar. In fact, there are other solutions.

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Wild Boars Coach ‘Ake’ and Resourceful Young Team Member Emerge as Heroes of Thai Cave Saga

Coach credited with group’s survival and boy who spoke to divers both have ties to Myanmar

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Charges Against Reporters Meant to Muzzle Press

Monday's court decision to charge two Reuters reporters is a clear sign that press freedom in Myanmar is dangerously on the wane. The free press has been warned.

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All 13 Rescued From Flooded Thai Cave: Navy SEAL Unit

"The 12 Wild Boars and coach have emerged from the cave and they are safe," the Thai navy SEAL unit said on its official Facebook page.

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Enhancing Partnership in Non-Traditional Security Issues in Mekong – Lancang Cooperation: Human Trafficking Issue in Myanmar by Prof. Dr. Khin Ma Ma Myo


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