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Police figures show more than 1,600 people died in traffic accidents in Burma between January and April.
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Three UN workers detained in Burma’s resistive Arakan State reportedly face criminal charges of “stimulating” riots.
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally receives a dried yellow rose from former Czech President Vaclav Havel.
The plight of Rohingya Muslims in Burma will be discussed at an international conference next month.
Thousands have fled their homes in India’s northeastern Assam State after sectarian fighting killed at least 19 people.
UN envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana will visit Burma next week and has requested a visit to Arakan State.
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Karenni State authorities are asking 47 remote villages to pay US $10,000 each in order to get a connection to the national electronic grid.
US company Ball Corporation announced plans to build a beverage can manufacturing plant in Rangoon.
Participants in a USDP-organized, pro-Constitution rally in the Irrawaddy Delta said they were tricked into joining the event.
Burma’s beer production rose to 27.5 million gallons last year, up from 26 million gallons the year before.
Kanbawza FC, the football team connected with Kanbawza Bank, is set to move from its base in Taunggyi to Rangoon.
Next month, Arakan State police will start arresting anyone found on the street in Sittwe during the 9 pm-5 am curfew.
Arakanese Leaders participating in aid coordination body are opposing plans to build an emergency hospital for displaced Rohingyas.
President’s Office Minister Aung Min says he is primarily responsible for a trust deficit between the government and Kachin rebels.
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