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The number of deaths from a mysterious infectious disease in the Naga Self-Administered Zone has nearly doubled since the start of this week.
Accusing Burma’s armed forces of “going after activists who dare to expose its abuses”, EarthRights International calls for the release of Arakanese activist Khaing Myo Htun.
The incident appears to have prodded the NLD to follow through on a promise to remove names from a no-entry list targeting both Burmese and foreign nationals.
The opening of a branch in Bangkok makes Kanbawza Bank the first Burmese bank to establish an international presence.
Lawmakers join military officials in urging the government to step up efforts to stem the growing problem of drug trafficking in Burma.