Myanmar’s Economy to Slow 0.6 Percent, World Bank Says

The bank said growth was expected to slow from 6.8 percent in 2017-18 to 6.2 percent in 2018-19 and face potential risks to recovery.

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China Says Second Canadian Being Probed For Harming State Security

China announced it was investigating Canadian businessman Michael Spavor on Thursday, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in an escalating diplomatic row.

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U.S. House Calls on Myanmar to Release Reuters Journalists

The measure is non-binding, but intended as a strong message to the government of Myanmar and the Trump administration that the U.S. Congress wants the two men released.

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Number of Journalists Jailed For Doing Job Near Record High: Report

There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of Dec. 1, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in an annual study. More than half are in Turkey, China and Egypt.


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