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Tuesday Apr 15 | Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Burma's poultry potential - Jessica Mudditt

Than Win can kill, pluck and disembowel a chicken in less than three minutes. He does it at least a hundred times a day, seven days a week and makes around 300,000 kyats a month.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Dr Cynthia responds to Thameelay villagers

Displaced villagers from Thameelay in Rangoon who were provided resettlement by the Democratic Benevolent Karen Army in Karen State are now receiving healthcare from Dr Cynthia Maung's Thailand-based Mae Tao Clinic.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Funeral NGO calls for hearse licenses after arrests

Rangoon-based charity group Free Funeral Service Society has urged government authorities to allow their hearses to be registered following the arrest of seven of their members in Pegu [Bago] late last month.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Air Safety to Be Tested as Burma Braces for Tourism Boom

As Burma's economy grows and tourist arrivals rise, aviation safety will be increasingly put to the test in a country long ago described as Southeast Asia's air travel hub, but which more recently acquired a reputation for having one of the region's worst air safety records.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A worker signals a pilot near airplanes at Rangoon's existing airport.

The Burma government has agreed to seek a concessional loan worth as much as US$750 million to go toward the cost of a new airport to serve Rangoon, officials said Monday.

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