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After plans to visit IDPs in Sittwe were scuttled due to a cyclone warning, UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie Pitt flies to Myitkyina.
Burma’s military chief and Indian PM Narendra Modi discuss plans to deepen defence and security engagement, including maritime affairs.
Cyclone Komen is expected to cross Chittagong, Bangladesh, into northwestern Burma on Thursday evening, bringing with it wind speeds of up to 80 miles per hour and torrential rain.
Burma’s President Thein Sein has granted amnesty to 6,966 prisoners, including 155 Chinese loggers sentenced last week to life imprisonment,
The Mong Ton dam, proposed for construction along the Salween River, has been pitched as a sustainable way of providing electricity to citizens. But local communities remain skeptical of the…