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Fri, 22 Aug 2014

With a roll-out across Burma of mobile phones, Internet packages and other telecommunications devices scheduled for next month, Telenor announced on Thursday that it has discovered cases of underage labour in its supply chain.

Source: DVB

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014

The 22-year-old Burmese man who was tested for the Ebola virus earlier this week has been diagnosed with malaria, the Ministry of Health announced Friday.

Source: The Irrawaddy

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014

A full two years after the Burmese government pledged to release all children from military service, many young victims of underage recruitment remain trapped in the army’s ranks.

Source: DVB

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014

The number of tourists coming to Burma looks set to exceed the government’s prediction of 3 million this year, but the industry is still struggling to meet visitors’ expectations, according to industry experts.

Source: The Irrawaddy

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014

Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid. To heap on the indignity, Myanmar's government is pressuring foreign officials not to speak the group's name, and the tactic appears to be working.

Source: Jakarta Post / AP

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