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Wed, 16 Apr 2014

While taxiing the runway at Rangoon International Airport at about 6am on Monday morning, an A320 plane belonging to Golden Myanmar Airlines crashed into a stationary Myanmar Airways International (MAI) plane.

Source: DVB

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Six Rangoon-based youth organisations this week launched a campaign urging revellers celebrating the Thingyan Water Festival to avoid unruly behaviour, drunkenness and dressing inappropriately as a measure to protect Burma’s image.

Source: The Irrawaddy

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Zaw Pe has worked for DVB as an undercover VJ since 2007. He is a former political prisoner, having partially served a three year prison sentence in 2010 for shooting video without a license. In August 2012, Zaw Pe and a father of a student, Win Myint Hlaing, were charged with trespassing and disturbing a civil servant after they visited the Magwe Division Education Department to conduct an interview about a Japanese-funded scholarship programme.

Source: DVB

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Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said on a trip to Germany Thursday that she hoped her country could also overcome its internal divisions amid deadly Buddhist-Muslim strife.

Source: AFP

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Wed, 9 Apr 2014

A commission established by the Burmese government to investigate mob attacks on the premises of international nongovernmental organizations and the United Nations in Sittwe last month has criticized the Arakan State authorities for their weak handling of the incident.

Source: The Irrawaddy

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