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Myanmar Bans Lucrative Logging in Bid to Preserve Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation ban, logging, good news, Myanmar, world, pollution, trees, environment, conservation, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 29 days ago - reuters.com
Myanmar's rich forests are among its most valuable natural resources, but they have been plundered by logging that helped fund the former military regime that ran the country for 49 years, before reforms began in 2011.
As Economy Booms, Children Toil in Myanmar (VIDEO)
Business  (tags: Myanmar, Burma, child labour, fragmented laws )

Evelyn
- 39 days ago - themalaymailonline.com
One in five children in Myanmar aged 10-17 go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published last month, and the opening up of the economy since 2011 has triggered a spike on demand for labour.
Dawn of a New Democratic Era in Myanmar
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, Myanmar )

Cal
- 116 days ago - csmonitor.com
What happens next is being touted as 'a political and economic renaissance' or, as one local editorial predicted,Myanmar's best year yet.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD Has Won Most Seats in Legislature
World  (tags: Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, National League of Democracy, early results )

RosieNoMs
- 200 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In her first interview since historic elections, Mayanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC her party has won a parliamentary majority. Early results show a sweeping victory for her National League of Democracy but official results ..
Myanmar's Ruling Party Concedes Defeat While Suu Kyi's Party Expects to Win 70pc of Vote
World  (tags: world, society, politics, news, humans, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, election )

Darren
- 202 days ago - scmp.com
The acting chairman of Myanmar's ruling party conceded defeat to Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition on Monday and said he would accept the result of the country's first free national election in 25 years.
Myanmar: Crack Down on Illegal Electrofishing That's Hurting This Rare Dolphin
Animals  (tags: myanmar, illegal electrofishing, dolphins, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, wildlife )

Lone
- 228 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
... modern electrofishing -- where metal rods or conductive nets linked to car batteries send electric currents that stun unsuspecting groups of fish....
Myanmar: Crack Down on Illegal Electrofishing That's Hurting This Rare Dolphin
Animals  (tags: dolphins, myanmar, electrofishing, illegal, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, wildlife )

Lone
- 235 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
modern electrofishing -- where metal rods or conductive nets linked to car batteries send electric currents that stun the dolphins
Rohingya Refugees Buried In Mass Graves In Thailand
World  (tags: Rohingya, Thailand, Myanmar, humanitarian crises, boats, sea, refugees, mass graves, torture )

Dandelion
- 340 days ago - news.com.au
It just shows the level of complicity, everyone was making a buck on the torment of these people in Thailand. The blame for this atrocity lies at the feet of the Myanmar authorities who have literally bulldozed the businesses and homes of the Rohingya
Video: Bengal and Rohingya Persecution of Buddhists in Myanmar: "We Live Peacefully With Other People. Only Muslims Kill Us"   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Myanmar, Bengal and Rohingya persecution of Bhudd, Terror )

Beth
- 355 days ago - youtu.be
This expelled Buddhist woman tells how Muslims stormed out of mosque to kill Buddhists, murdering her husband, cutting the back of her neck and back, the terror the Buddhist community was feeling. She weeps that she is unable to return to her hometown.
Boatloads of Migrants Could Soon Be 'Floating Graveyard' on Southeast Asian Waters
World  (tags: migrant boats, Southeast Asia, Rohingya Muslims, OIM, UNHCR, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia )

Judy
- 377 days ago - ipsnews.net
"We don't have a flotilla to go out and help them, but there are plenty of countries in the region that do, and plenty of reasons for them to do it - if they don't, they'll be dealing with a floating graveyard soon, rather than a flotilla of ships."
Have We Stones for Hearts?
World  (tags: Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Adam Azhar, ASEAN, Asylum, Human Rights, Rohingya, refugees, boat people )

Evelyn
- 377 days ago - adamazhar92.wordpress.com
Is this a valid reason for us refuse help to others with problems that seem to be much larger than our own? Have our hearts turned to stone that we are unable to emphatise with these people? Engrossed completely in our own problems that we fail
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

Judy
- 420 days ago - cbs8.com
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
Tiger and Wild Cat Trade From Myanmar to China Growing
Offbeat  (tags: Trade, Animals, Wild Cats, Tiger, Myanmar, China )

Ray
- 523 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The trade in tigers and other wild cat parts from Myanmar into China has grown in recent years, a new study based on two decades of survey data suggests.
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 543 days ago - theecologist.org
Burma's demographic anomaly - 9 million people who ought to be there, but aren't. Their absence is prima facie evidence of genocide - but as we all celebrate the 'brave new Burma', no one wants to know.
No Easy Solution for Myanmar's Rakhine Crisis
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Myanmar, Rakhine, humanrights, Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 566 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are caged like animals here. We cannot work or go to the town to buy things. Our young people grow up knowing they will never be able to go to university."
 

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