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The death of the beauty contestant comes at a time of growing concern about the safety of Burma’s roads.
The statement comes after criticism of a remark from a senior ABFSU member that appeared to deny the government credit for the move.
After each disaster in Southeast Asia, well-meaning groups donate infant formula, not realising the dangers it can pose to mothers and infants.
The 17 workers were being held against their will at a coconut-processing factory in Ratchaburi Province, near the Thai-Burmese border.