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Local villagers said years of unregulated gold mining several kilometres away has caused the environmental degradation as dumped waste and chemicals has flowed into the stream.
Around seven homes, one rice shop and several grocery stores were devastated by the blaze but there has been no reports of any injuries.
As the incoming head of state, the moral and political responsibility to end the slow genocide in Burma will fall squarely on Suu Kyi’s shoulders.
Medical staff at a local government hospital in Pacha Klo village in Hsihseng township in the Pa-O Self-Administrated Zone in Shan State have been absent from their posts, causing the…