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15 hrs ago | The China Post

Military holds ceremony for the spirits of Roc Wwii soldiers

Military personnel, officials, and long-retired service personnel gathered at the National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei Wednesday for a special ceremony to "welcome home" the spirits of tens of thousands of Republic of China soldiers who died fighting in Myanmar in World War II.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Hope Fades in Burma Search for Buried Spitfires

A quest to unearth dozens of British Spitfire aircraft thought to be buried in Burma looks likely to come to an unsuccessful end in October, with monsoon rains hampering excavation efforts as the two-year search contract's expiration nears.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

The Price of Peace

The government's peace negotiating team and leaders of ethnic armed groups meet in the Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, in November 2013.

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OpEdNews

Can Burma make a difference in peacemaking without hostilities?

Decades of armed clashes in Burma or Myanmar between consecutive regimes and the ethnic rebel groups cause troubles on the lives of civilians as undergoing peace process has been stagnant so far.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Burmanet

Radio Free Asia: Myanmar government expects cease-fire deal soon

Myanmar's government has expressed optimism that a meeting held at the weekend with the country's armed ethnic groups could be among the last before the two sides complete a long-awaited nationwide cease-fire agreement, according to the leader of a local political party Monday.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A group of TNLA troop at a frontline base in Shan State.

Leaders of an alliance of ethnic armed groups are scheduled to meet with government peace negotiator Aung Min in the Kachin State capital Myitkyina this weekend to discuss a nationwide ceasefire accord, ethnic representatives said on Thursday.

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