Myitkyina, Burma Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Dinosaur Tail Found in Chunk of AmberRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... said on Thursday a chunk of amber-fossilized resin-spotted by a Chinese scientist in a market in Myitkyina, Burma last year contained 1.4 inches (36 mm) of the tail of the dinosaur, complete with bones, flesh, skin and feathers. The dinosaur itself ...

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  2. Feathered dinosaur tail piece from T. Rex's cousin found preserved in amberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... 99 million years ago. The 3.6cm lump of amber, which is hardened tree resin, was discovered in a market in Myitkyina, Burma, last year where it had been offered for sale as a curiosity or item of jewellery. Microscopic examination and CT (computed ...

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  3. Feathered tail of 99-million-year-old dinosaur found in market storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The tail which includes the bones, soft tissue and even feathers comes from a tiny dinosaur that is a sparrow-sized relative of the T-Rex. The incredible find is the first high-quality example of dinosaur feathers to be preserved and perhaps even more astonishingly, it was brought to the world's attention after it was discovered on sale at a market in Myitkyina, Myanmar.

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  4. Dinosaur tail found preserved in amber 'Jurassic Park'-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Mashable

    An unlikely recent discovery has taken Richard Attenborough's feeble amber-encased mosquito and raised you a whole dinosaur tail, complete with soft tissue and feathers. The tiny tail of a 99 million-year-old dinosaur has been found preserved in an amber fossil, according to a Thursday report in the journal Current Biology .

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  5. Feathered tail of baby dinosaur found preserved in amberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | UPI

    Scientists have discovered the featured tail of a baby dinosaur preserved in amber. Though dinosaur feathers have been found in amber before, the discovery marks the first time bone, soft tissue and feathers have been found together.

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  6. First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in AmberRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | National Geographic

    A segment from the feathered tail of a dinosaur that lived 99 million years ago is preserved in amber. A Cretaceous-era ant and plant debris were also trapped in the resin.

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  7. On Myanmar-China Border, 'Rebel Radio' Extends Reach of KachinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Voice of America

    Inside his small studio, Maram Bawk La adjusts a playlist of Kachin-language songs on his computer and checks the microphone to prepare for a broadcast of the Laiza FM radio station. The simple set up, with its bright red carpet, improvised soundproof walls and basic studio equipment, belies its impact.

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  8. Civil Society Groups Continue to Boycott Myitsone DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Less than two weeks prior to submitting a government commission's evaluation of the proposed Myitsone Dam, civil society groups continue to call for an end to mega hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy River. Myanmar Green Network, an environmental nongovernmental organization that coordinates with civil society groups across the country, pressed for the immediate end of the Myitsone Dam project and encouraged the public to participate in the cause during its fifth annual meeting.

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  9. Rice man part of Merrill's MaraudersRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Sam V. Wilson, 93, of Rice, is one of a dwindling number of survivors of a 1944 secret mission involving almost 3,000 presidential volunteers who fought through the disease ridden "forgotten theater" of World War II, the China-Burma-India Theater. What is remarkable is that those infantry jungle fighters, who have been called everything from "misfits" to "magnificent," weren't even expected to survive.

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  10. 72-Year-Old Man Shot by Burma Army in Kachin StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A 72-year-old man is in hospital after being hit by two bullets in gunfire from a military camp in Kachin State's Waingmaw Township on Wednesday afternoon. U Hlkawng Bawk was at his home in Shwe Nyaung Bin village when gunfire from locally-based Burma Army Light Infantry Battalion 321grazed his head and throat.

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  11. Burma Army Blocks Food Supplies to Kachin IDPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Burma Army has stopped a local environmentalist group from sending food relief to internally displaced persons in Kachin State's Hpakant Township on suspicion that the supplies were intended for the Kachin Independence Army . Fifteen members of Green Land, an environmentalist civil society group based in jade-rich Hpakant, were in the process of transporting 130 bags of rice, 40 jerry cans of oil and six bags of salt to IDPs in Jahtu Zup village on Tuesday afternoon, when they were stopped outside of Hpakant town by soldiers at the Lawa security gate in the area of Kar Mai, Green Land director U Naung Latt told The Irrawaddy.

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  12. Termination of Myitsone Dam the Only Option, Say Local KachinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    It has now been five years since the Myitsone Dam project was suspended, but local ethnic Kachin Mung Ra is still not satisfied. He wishes that the project had been entirely terminated.

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  13. The Irrawaddy: Police file charges against Kachin protest leader - Lawi Weng & Saw Yan NaingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Burmanet

    Police in the Kachin State capital of Myitkyina have filed charges against a local man who organized a protest calling for an end to Burma Army offensives in the region, according to local sources. Lungjung Tu Raw was charged with violating Burma's peaceful assembly law after thousands of ethnic Kachin marched against the war in their state on Oct. 6. Lungjung Tu Raw had received permission from the authorities to protest, but police say that by not having all of their slogans pre-approved, protesters allegedly violated the law.

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  14. The Irrawaddy: UK Parliament Speaker calls for blocks on humanitarian aid to be lifted - Lawi WengRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Burmanet

    At a speech in Rangoon, Speaker of the British House of Commons Rt Hon John Bercow stressed that restrictions on humanitarian aid to conflict-affected communities in Kachin, northern Shan and Arakan state should be urgently lifted. At the Park Royal Hotel on Friday evening, in an event co-hosted by the Yangon School of Political Science, the UK parliamentary speaker congratulated the people of Burma for the successful staging of the 2015 election and the democratic gains so far, and acknowledged the positive efforts of the previous government, but stressed that much still needed to be done.

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  15. Mizzima: Is the peace process beginning to collapse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Burmanet

    Air strikes, artillery offensives, thousands of civilians fleeing their homes. This is what's been happening over the last few weeks in northern Myanmar.

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  16. In Burma's north, thousands protest continuing low-grade warRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Protesters in Kachin state, Burma, hold placards saying "For a more peaceful day, war is not the way" and "Stop civil war in Kachin state." Angered by the death of a 2-year-old girl, thousands of protesters marched through Myitkyina, capital of Burma's Kachin state, last week, demanding an end to Burmese military offensives.

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  17. The Irrawaddy: KIO- Burma Army launched air strikes - Kyaw KhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Burmanet

    The Kachin Independence Organization alleged that on Friday morning the Burma Army launched air strikes from four fighter jets on its armed wing, the Kachin Independence Army . The Burma Army attacked Inkaren Hill in Waingmaw Township where KIA Battalion No.

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  18. Democratic Voice of Burma: Refugee groups slam proposed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Burmanet

    A recent report in Burmese state-run media indicating that Canadian officials have been having discussions with their Burmese counterparts regarding future military cooperation between the two countries has raised alarm bells among Karen and Kachin refugee communities in Canada. Global New Light of Myanmar reported that during a 19 September meeting between Canada's outgoing ambassador to Burma, Mark McDowell, and commander-in-chief of the Burmese armed forces Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, the pair discussed a range of issues involving Canadian-Burmese relations, including "the promotion of [relations] and cooperation between the two armed forces".

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  19. Democratic Voice of Burma: Thousands rally in Myitkyina for end of war - Naw NoreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Burmanet

    Thousands of people rallied in Myitkyina for the second time this week on Thursday to demand an end to Burmese army offensives against ethnic armed groups in Kachin State and around the country. The rally in the Kachin State capital began around 8am at the town's Manau festival grounds, where a similar gathering took place on Monday.

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  20. The Irrawaddy: Thousands of Kachin locals call on Burma Army to stop...Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Burmanet

    Following intensified clashes between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army , an estimated 10,000 members of the Kachin public staged a demonstration on Monday on the manaw festival grounds in the state capital of Myitkyina, calling for an end to ongoing armed conflict. The demonstration was held from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Sitapu Ward.

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