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Eighteen people, most of them children, have died of infectious diseases in a single village in the Naga Self-Administered Zone since the beginning of June.
The arrest of thousands of Burmese migrants in Thailand over the last 10 days is linked to the end of the “pink card” registration period, say migrant rights groups.
A new report by a Brussels-based think tank says that Burma’s “undisputed political leader” has a strong tendency “to concentrate power in her own hands and delegate little.”
Khun Maung Thaung, the vice-president of the Pa-O National Organisation and chairman of a parliamentary committee on ethnic affairs, expresses confidence in the NLD’s peacemaking efforts.
Only a coordinated effort among the region’s countries will have a lasting impact on human trafficking in Southeast Asia.