Myitkyina, Burma Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. The Irrawaddy: Same game, different tactics: China's 'Myanmar Corridor' - Bertil LintnerRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | Burmanet

    Much has been said and written about Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's recent visit to China, and some commentators have even suggested that it may signal a shift in Beijing's policy toward Myanmar-away from the government and toward a more favorable view of the pro-democracy opposition. It would be more accurate, however, to say that China's long-term strategic and geopolitical interests in Myanmar remain the same while its tactics vary, depending on the political climate in its troubled neighbor.

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  2. UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie visits MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Scoop

    UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt in Myitkyina township, Kachin State, Myanmar, meeting with some of the 100,000 displaced people who currently live there. Photo: UNHCR/T.Stoddart Oscar-winning actress and United Nations refugee agency Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie, travelled yesterday to Myanmar's Kachin state, where internally displaced persons , including a number of women, told her their stories.

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  3. Angelina Jolie and Aung San Suu Kyi Talk to Female Workers in YangonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Pleasant Morning Buzz

    Actress and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie went on a humanitarian trip to Myitkyina township in Kachin State this past week. There are over 100,000 refugees in the region due to fighting between Myanmar armed forces and ethnic armed groups.

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  4. Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workersRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2015 | UAport

    Associated Press Topics: From the Wires, Entertainment News, News CAPTION CORRECTION, CORRECTS NAME OF ANGELINA JOLIE'S SON TO PAX - Actress Angelina Jolie Pitt, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees special envoy and co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, center, walks with her son Pax, left, as they visit Jan Mai Kaung refugee camp in Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar, Thursday, July 30, 2015.

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  5. UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie visits displaced in Myanmar's KachinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | AlertNet

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  6. Angelina Jolie meets garment workers in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Peninsula

    UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt and her son Pax visit Jam Mai Kaung IDP camp in Myitkyina capital city of Kachin state, Myanmar, on July 30, 2015. met women garment workers in Myanmar on Saturday with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to learn more about their working conditions, as part of her first visit to the country.

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  7. UN envoy Angelina Jolie visits displaced people in Myanmar's Kachin stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Oscar-winning actress and United Nations refugee agency Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie, travelled on Thursday to Myanmar's Kachin state, where internally displaced persons , including a number of women, told her their stories Women and girls need to have a meaningful and active role in the peace process, said Jolie, who is the Special Envoy for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees . With cease-fire talks and the upcoming elections, its essential that all of Myanmars people, including those displaced, can be engaged in decisions that affect their future.

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  8. UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt visits displaced people in Myanmar's Kachin StateRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to Myitkyina township in Kachin State on Thursday, where over 100,000 people have been displaced since a cease-fire agreement between the Myanmar armed forces and ethnic armed groups broke down in 2011. She spoke with displaced families and heard about challenges related to access to basic services, particularly health care.

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  9. UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie visits displaced people in Myanmar's Kachin stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | United Nations

    UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt in Myitkyina township, Kachin State, Myanmar, meeting with some of the 100,000 displaced people who currently live there. Photo: UNHCR/T.Stoddart 31 July 2015 – Oscar-winning actress and United Nations refugee agency Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie, travelled yesterday to Myanmar's Kachin state, where internally displaced persons , including a number of women, told her their stories.

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  10. Freeing of Chinese Loggers Riles Myanmar CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Voice of America

    Chinese nationals, believed to be involved in illegal logging, arrive at a court in Myitkyina, capital of Kachin State in the north of Myanmar, July 22, 2015. FILE - Chinese nationals, believed to be involved in illegal logging, arrive at a court in Myitkyina, capital of Kachin State in the north of Myanmar, July 22, 2015.

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  11. Angelina Jolie meets refugeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Castanet.net

    Angelina Jolie met with a 90-year-old refugee in Myanmar. The 'Maleficent' star is making her first visit to the country formerly known as Burma in her role as a United Nations Refugee Agency Special Envoy, and one of her first appointments was at Ja Mai Kaung Baptist refugee camp in Myitkyina, where she met with the woman, who has been displaced 10 times due to unrest.

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  12. Maybe they haven't seen Maleficent, Angelina? Hollywood star Jolie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Maybe they haven't seen Maleficent, Angelina? Hollywood star Jolie meets some rather unimpressed-looking novice monks on UN trip to Burma Angelina Jolie has paid a visit to a Buddhist monastery and was pictured bowing to some young monks during the third day of her UN visit to Burma. She was also taken to watch a project run by Yaung Chi Thit - meaning 'New Life' - Voters Education Group which is aimed at protecting young people from political violence and getting them involved in democracy.

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  13. Angelina Jolie meets refugees in MyanmarRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    The "Maleficent" star made her first visit to the country in her role as a United Nations Refugee Agency Special Envoy, and one of her first appointments was at Ja Mai Kaung Baptist refugee camp in Myitkyina, where she met a woman who has been displaced 10 times due to unrest. Jolie, who is also there in her capacity as co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, arrived in the country with her 11-year-old son Pax on Wednesday and has a busy schedule during her four-day visit, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

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  14. Burma Releases Almost 7,000 Prisoners in Holiday PardonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | TIME.com

    Chinese nationals, who were jailed for illegal logging, walk out of Myitkyina prison after being released during an amnesty in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, north of Burma, July 30, 2015 Almost 7,000 prisoners in Burma were given presidential pardons and released Thursday, in one of the largest amnesties in the military-dominated state in recent years. The amnesty coincides with the celebration of a national Buddhist holiday and those released included 201 foreigners, Chinese loggers, dissident journalists and military officials associated with the former Junta, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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  15. UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt visits displaced people in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | AlertNet

    UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to Myitkyina township in Kachin State on Thursday, where over 100,000 people have been displaced since a cease-fire agreement between the Myanmar armed forces and ethnic armed groups broke down in 2011. She spoke with displaced families and heard about challenges related to access to basic services, particularly health care.

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  16. Angelina Jolie meets refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    The 'Maleficent' star is making her first visit to the country formerly known as Burma in her role as a United Nations Refugee Agency Special Envoy, and one of her first appointments was at Ja Mai Kaung Baptist refugee camp in Myitkyina, where she met with the woman, who has been displaced 10 times due to unrest. Angelina - who is also there in her capacity as co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative - arrived in the country with her 11-year-old son Pax yesterday and has a busy schedule during her four-day visit.

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  17. Angelina Jolie Pitt Meets 90-Year-Old Myanmar Refugee During Humanitarian Trip to Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | People

    Angelina Jolie Pitt is a woman on a mission. During her humanitarian trip to Myanmar , Jolie met a remarkably strong woman, a 90-year-old who has been displaced due to unrest about 10 times, at Ja Mai Kaung Baptist refugee camp in Myitkyina, as seen in this exclusive photograph.

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  18. Myanmar pardons almost 7,000 prisoners, including Chinese loggers, journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    Chinese nationals, who were jailed for illegal logging, walk out of Myitkyina prison after being released during an amnesty in Myitkyina Chinese nationals, who were jailed for illegal logging, walk out of Myitkyina prison after being released during an amnesty in Myitkyina More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that included nearly 7,000 prisoners. Others who were freed included former military intelligence officials purged by their army colleagues more than a decade ago, and at least a handful of journalists and social activists.

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  19. Angelina Jolie meets the forgotten children of Burma: Hollywood...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Angelina Jolie meets the forgotten children of Burma: Hollywood star and her son Maddox don wellington boots to witness squalid conditions of victims of violent civil war at refugee camp Angelina Jolie and son Maddox today met the children who have fallen victim to an ethnic war in a troubled Burmese state as part of her mission to improve human rights in the troubled country. After meeting high-ranking government officials in the corridors of power yesterday, today they moved on to Kachin state, a troubled area marred by extreme poverty and decades of violence.

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  20. Myanmar frees Chinese loggers as 'goodwill gesture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The release forms part of a mass prisoner amnesty with authorities ordering the nationwide release of 6,966 "well disciplined" detainees, including 210 foreigners, according to a statement on the Ministry of Information website. Released prisoners on a police truck wave to their relatives and colleagues at entrance of Insein Prison on Jul 30, 2015, in Yangon.

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