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Water levels are rising in the Irrawaddy and Pathein rivers, leaving residents concerned that dikes will not be able to withstand the growing pressure as monsoonal floodwaters move south into…
Burmese foreign minister urges code of conduct, while China and US weigh in on islands dispute.
There are signs that the USDP’s thuggish enforcers may disrupt November’s election or threaten violence against pro-democracy supporters.
Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed for international assistance for Burma’s flood disaster, in a video posted to her Facebook account.
Among the bidders are Thai national oil and gas producer PTT; Korean conglomerate Dae Woo; Singapore-based Puma Energy Group; and Japan’s Marubeni.