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Moving the Rohingya to Bhasan Char was inevitable

Source: Globe Media Asia

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 12:23 p.m.

Attempts have been made to sell the idea of Bhasan Char, the remote flood-prone island that looks set to become home to thousands of Rohingya refugees, as a paradise of sorts. But documentary filmmaker Shafiur Rahman sees more sinister forces at play in the plan

SHAFIUR RAHMAN

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Myanmar to seek inclusion of Kayin dance in UNESCO list

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 11:53 a.m.

It said that Kayin Done Yein traditional Kayin would be formerly nominated in the UNESCO list as early as January next year.

Thura Min Zaw

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Over 63,000 people keep in quarantine at over 6,300 quarantine center

Source: Eleven Media Group

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 11:51 a.m.

More people are kept in quarantine in Ayeyawady, Bago, Mandalay and Magway regions and there are more than 63,000 are kept in quarantine at over 6,300 quarantine centers across the country, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS)

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Woman victim attends military tribunal, perpetrators confess the violation

Source: Burma News International (BNI)

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 11:41 a.m.

Ei Soe Pru and Soung Zarchi - A victim woman, who was raped by three soldiers, today appeared in a military tribunal of Sittwe for the first time and the verdict is expected on 11 December.

Narinjara

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Kachin women to cooperate with elected female MPs

Source: Burma News International (BNI)

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 11:40 a.m.

Kachin State Women’s Network (KSWN) will cooperate with the winning female candidates to deal with women's affairs, said Daw Aung Ja, a member of the network.

Salai (MNJ)

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Sweeping up recyclables with water bottle brooms

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 11:16 a.m.

In Myanmar, many brooms are rough and made with coconut palm frond. Those brooms typically last for around 3 months, whilst plastic-bristled brooms can last nearly one year

Yu Wai

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A blend of Myanmar altruism and US entrepreneurship

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 11:01 a.m.

So, when Anthony Myint, a Myanmar-American, and his wife Karen Leibowitz opened their first restaurant in downtown San Francisco, the problem of excessive waste bothered them. 

Aung Win

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COVID-19 death toll surpasses 2,000 in Myanmar

Source: Xinhua

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 10:57 a.m.

The number of confirmed cases has increased to 95,018, with 1,418 more cases, the release said, and 73,748 patients have been discharged from the hospitals.

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Thai giants to ink Myanmar pact

Source: Bangkok Post

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 10:54 a.m.

Four massive Thai conglomerates -- B.Grimm Group, Amata Corporation, PTT and Global Power Synergy -- have entered into an agreement to develop an 800-square-kilometre industrial estate in Myanmar.

DARANA CHUDASRI

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Myanmar to export 100 tonnes coffee to East Asia

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 4, 2020, 10:53 a.m.

The buyers will only agree to importing Myanmar roasted coffee beans if we can roast enough beans to fill a container in two days,” U Ngwe Tun said

Chan Mya Htwe

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