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1 hr ago | South China Morning Post
Journalists make a gesture for five of their colleagues, who were sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday over a story accusing the military of making chemical weapons.
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They included remembrance meetings, photo and book exhibitions and film shows in Myanmar, Benin, Nigeria and Slovakia from June 29 to July 3. Displayed at the venues of the events were photos documenting the exploits of the President, leader Kim Jong Il and Marshal Kim Jong Un.
9 hrs ago | Jurist
The report alleged the Myanmar military had seized a sizable amount of land in the central Magwe region of the county for the purpose of producing chemical weapons [BBC report].
11 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com
Four journalists and the CEO of their newspaper were sentenced to ten years' hard labor each in Burma today, sparking outrage from campaigners who say the conviction is a crushing blow to recent media reforms in the country.
MANDALAY, Myanmar - A report about the Myanmar government's alleged secretive chemical weapons programme has earned four journalists and the head of a weekly newspaper a punishment of 10 years in prison with hard labour.
Burma faces a "very tough task" to achieve the Ministry of Electric Power's ambition to develop a modern national energy infrastructure in the next 15 years, an industry report said.
Flagging up the likes of mobile health and money services, Swierzy told Mobile World Live there was a big opportunity to go beyond the traditional talk and text model.
THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines is protesting what it deems as an "inhuman" sentence meted Thursday by a Burmese court on four reporters and a media executive who were found guilty of "publishing state secrets and trespassing."
Burma's media realm has been shocked as Pakokku district court in Magwe Division on Thursday sentenced the chief executive officer of a weekly news journal and four of its reporters to 10 years in prison with hard labor for publishing a report that covered a huge mysterious government complex -- established in Pauk Township, Magwe Division in Burma ... (more)
Dusit International, Thailand's hospitality chain, is eyeing to establish its presence in Myanmar through the opening of dusitD2 Residence in Yangon.
The Rangoon office of Development Alternatives Inc. , which is rented from the family of Burma's former spy chief, Khin Nyunt.
He entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool and confidant self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion.
Burma's historical relics received a huge boost in June, when the nation hosted its first United Nations World Tourism Organization conference on tourism and heritage protection.
Four journalists and a newspaper boss were sentenced in Myanmar on Thursday to 10 years' jail with hard labour for reporting about an alleged chemical weapons factory, legal and media sources said.
Myo Pai, a leader of a Kuala Lumpur-based free funeral services group, standing right in a white shirt, beside the coffin of Ko Tony on Wednesday, before he was killed.
The Mandalay divisional chief justice has warned that anyone who gets a tattoo of the map of Burma on the lower part of their body could be hit with a three-year prison sentence, a divisional lawmaker said.
The Pakokku Township Court sentenced four journalists and the CEO of the Unity journal to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor on Thursday for reporting allegations that a Burmese military facility in Magwe Division was being used to manufacture chemical weapons.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:18 pm
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