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  1. Myanmar peace and development scorecardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | IRIN

    Three years after Myanmar's first nominally civilian government in decades came to power, many of the country's 135 minority ethnic groups say they have yet to see any tangible change on the ground.

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  2. The Irrawaddy: While talks continue, KIO keeps war footingRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | Burmanet

    As Gen. Gun Maw, the deputy chief of staff for the armed wing of the Kachin Independence Organization , meets this week with his Burmese counterparts in Rangoon as part of a joint meeting with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team , his subordinates stationed at Ban Du Kawng post near Mai Ja Yang, the KIO's second-largest town, will keep a ... (more)

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  3. While Talks Continue, KIO Keeps War FootingRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A KIO soldier on patrol near Laiza, the group's defacto capital, on March, 13 2014.

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  4. Myanmar: UN expert raises alarm on Rakhine StateRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | Scoop

    The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, TomA s Ojea Quintana, today pressed the alarm bell on the further deterioration of the human rights situation in Rakhine State.

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  5. Burma: Trafficking worsens with war's returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2014 | Green Left Weekly

    Je yang camp, located a 30 minutes drive on often unpaved or rocky road from Laiza, the capital of rebels in Kachin State in northern Burma, accommodates about 8000 Internally Displaced Persons .

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  6. ethnic conflict, peace process, Kachin, Palaung, Shan, Myanmar, Myanmar army, Tatmadaw, Thein SeinRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Since Saturday, senior government officials, military commanders and ethnic leaders have held the first discussions on jointly drafting a single text for a nationwide ceasefire accord, which would draw from ethnic groups' ceasefire proposal and from the government's proposal.

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  7. International Committee of the Red Cross: Myanmar: On International...Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | Burmanet

    Since the Second World War, Myanmar has witnessed an accumulation of landmines and unexploded ordnance that has affected untold numbers of people.

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  8. Myanmar Times: Data holes emerge as census continuesRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | Burmanet

    Officials conceded last week that census data is likely to be incomplete in several parts of Myanmar, as tens of thousands of enumerators fanned out across the country to count the country's estimated 11 million households.

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  9. Irrawaddy: TNLA clashes with Burma Army as census continuesRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | Burmanet

    Clashes are continuing in northern Shan State between the Ta'ang National Liberation Army and government troops, as census enumerators try to collect demographic data in the area.

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  10. TNLA Clashes With Burma Army as Census ContinuesRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Clashes are continuing in northern Shan State between the Ta'ang National Liberation Army and government troops, as census enumerators try to collect demographic data in the area.

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  11. Myanmar, census, Kachin, KIO, KIA, independence, Wa,Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Census enumerators' inability to collect data in parts of Burma's far northeast under the control of the Kachin Independence Army will not negatively impact the local people, a rebel leader said.

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  12. Myanmar, Burma, The Irrawaddy, nationwide ceasefire, ethnic conflict, civil war, peace processRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A meeting between the government's negotiators and ethnic armed group leaders in the Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, on Nov. 4, 2013.

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  13. Unicef Highlights Plight of Burma's IDPs, Vulnerable ChildrenRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    More than 800,000 internally displaced persons in Burma are facing a variety of critical humanitarian needs, according to Unicef, which found that one in three IDPs are children vulnerable to malnutrition and a host of knock-on effects.

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  14. Democratic Voice of Burma: Will Burma's timber ban curb or entrench corruption?Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Burmanet

    A ban on all raw timber exports from Burma came into effect on Tuesday, in an attempt to rein in one of the country's highly lucrative and notoriously corrupt extractives.

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  15. The Irrawaddy: Kachin National Park planned to protect monkey threatened by loggingRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | Burmanet

    An international environmental organization said it is working with the Burmese government to create a national park in Kachin State's Hsalaw Township in order to protect the forests of the critically endangered Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey, which are being logged by traders supplying timber to nearby China.

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  16. Radio Free Asia: Concern over Kachin count as Myanmar census under wayRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | Burmanet

    With Myanmar's first national census in 30 years in full swing on Monday, activists raised concerns that up to 400,000 people in conflict-ridden Kachin state could be left out of the survey.

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  17. Environmental group: Chinese illegal logging threatens endangered snub-nosed monkey in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | Canada.com

    In this Jan. 23, 2011 photo released by Fauna & Flora International Tuesday, April 1, 2014 for editorial use, trucks transport illegally logged timber to China in Sawlaw, northern Kachin State, Myanmar.

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  18. Kachin National Park Planned to Protect Monkey Threatened by LoggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    An international environmental organization said it is working with the Burmese government to create a national park in Kachin State's Hsalaw Township in order to protect the forests of the critically endangered Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey, which are being logged by traders supplying timber to nearby China.

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  19. 400,000 Kachin Could be Excluded from Census: ActivistsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Activists in Kachin State say that more than 30 percent of the state's population could be left out of the ongoing national census because they are living in areas under the control of the Kachin Independence Organization , according to a report by RFA.

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  20. Myanmar, Burma, Thai, Chiang Mai, The Elders, peace process, ceasefire, Kachin, Karen,Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Elders, a group of independent world leaders, paid a visit to Burma and the Burmese community in Thailand last week.

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