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Over 2.8 billion kyat (US$2.25 million) worth of fake pharmaceutical products were seized from drug stores across Burma last month alone, according to government officials.
The NLD has finally broken its silence over the controversial dismissal of its executive members in Shan State by the party’s secretary, Win Htein.
Recent revelations about severe abuses inflicted on two young housemaids have highlighted the need for better protection of the rights of girls and women.
The forgotten bag contained numerous purchases of jade stones, pearls, silver and other gems said to be worth “hundreds of millions of kyat”.
Burma is moving in the right direction, but until it fulfills all its international commitments on WMDs, doubts will remain.