Rescuers Gear Up for Final Push to Save Remaining Five from Thai Cave

Rescuers resume preparations for a third rescue operation to free four remaining boys and their soccer coach in a race against time and monsoon weather.

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Police Dismantle Settlement Built on Razed Rohingya Village

Surprise action follows detention of three Arakan activists

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New Delhi Denies Indian Media Reports of Border Encroachment by Myanmar

India’s External Affairs Ministry calls allegations that boundary posts were shifted ‘baseless’

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Karenni State Puts Hold on Aung San Statue to Gauge Public Opinion

Following a protest against the state last week, the state's chief minister acknowledged that some officials should have done more to gauge the public's mood.

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Thai King Offers Robes to Monk Who Predicted Team Trapped in Cave Would Be Found

Monarch visits Shan monk, whom many in Thailand believe favorably affected outcome of the two-week saga.

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400 Returned IDPs Facing Food Shortages in Kachin State

Aid groups appeal for help, say supplies will run out in weeks.

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Two Reuters Reporters Charged With Violating Official Secrets Act

Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo plead not guilty; international press freedom groups call for charges to be dropped.

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New Yangon City Challenges Regional Govt Transparency

Can the Swiss Challenge model guarantee project transparency?

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Minister Rejects Fears of Debt Trap Over Chinese-Backed Port

U Thant Myint said Myanmar would not be overwhelmed by the financing of a deep-water port being built in Rakhine State, hoping to assuage public fears of a Chinese debt trap.


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