Media and garment mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-Ying paid former World Bank president and US Deputy Defence Secretary Paul Wolfowitz US$75,000 last year for “services in regards to Myanmar,” leaked documents show.
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Thousands of refugees line up to be counted in the Mae La camp near the border town Mae Sot, as Thai authorities begin the first census of its kind.
Ethnic MPs from constituencies in areas of conflict met with Myanmar Peace Centre (MPC) representatives in Naypyidaw on Monday to discuss their role in the peace process.
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The Mayanchaung Centre in Rangoon’s Helgu Township houses around 140 people who suffer from leprosy — a disease that leaves its sufferers stigmatised by society.
Burma’s parliament has announced it will ratify the International Labour Organization’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour on 18 December, exactly one year after signing.
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