China’s Multi-Story Hog Hotels Elevate Industrial Farms to New Levels

As China pushes ahead with industrialization of the world's largest hog herd, companies are experimenting with high-rise housing for pigs despite the costs.

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Trump Seeks ‘Very Meaningful’ Summit in Singapore with North Korea

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had high hopes of "doing something very meaningful" to curtail North Korea's nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month.


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Poverty and Politics Trip Up Urban Refugees in India

Rohingya and other refugees in India face suspicion and harassment, and a long fight to secure jobs, homes and documentation.

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Government Slams OIC’s Dhaka Declaration on Rohingya Crisis as ‘Unfair’

Foreign Ministry criticizes statement’s failure to condemn ARSA, rejects ‘ethnic cleansing’ claim

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Yangon Chief Minister Unveils 5-Point Vision for Economic Growth

U Phyo Min Thein said boosting the city’s economy would be one of his priorities this year, along with improving the rule of law and cleanliness — some of Yangon's main challenges.

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KNU Renews Call for Tatmadaw to Halt Militarization of Papun

Trust in NCA is being eroded by military’s moves, Karen group says

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Activists in Mandalay Protest Arrest of Police Officers Behind Corruption Claims

Locals, lawmakers and activists in Mandalay are protesting the recent arrest of five police officers who exposed the release of an alleged timber trafficker by the local police chief....

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The Military-Drafted Constitution Turns 10

The Irrawaddy presents a decade of commentary and opinion on Myanmar’s controversial charter and the various efforts to change it

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President’s Office Intervenes in Ngapali Beach Resort Dispute

Orders ministry to study probe by money-laundering agency; German partners seek to reclaim stake from local ex-partner, who denies link with senior NLD figure

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