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Arakan :: Myanmar | 5 months ago

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Tens of thousands of Burmese Baptists are celebrating the 200-year anniversary of the arrival of an American missionary who is credited with translating the first Burmese-language Bible and bringing Baptist Christianity to the country. A four-day

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Bangkok :: Thailand | 12 months ago

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Now, she and other camp residents face a future that will dramatically change their constricted but secure, sometimes happy lives...For thousands like Naw Lawnadoo, it is "repatriation" to a country they have never known, where their parents suffered

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Yangon :: Myanmar | over 1 year ago

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Two ethnic groups in Myanmar recently became the first rebel fighters to sign a deed commitment with Swiss-based rights group Geneva Call, pledging to eliminate underage soldiers and protect children in armed conflict...They are also required to meet

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Yangon :: Myanmar | over 2 years ago

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Karen leaders are cautiously optimistic about the possibility of peace after more than 60 years of fighting Burmese security forces as they prepare for meetings with the government on 10 January. We have to begin with a ceasefire and then proceed to

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Yangon :: Myanmar | over 2 years ago

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63 percent are unemployed. Those who are employed have sporadic, low-wage jobs.  Among Karenni, 81 percent are unemployed, 90 percent live in extreme poverty, and 90 percent have no high school education.  57 percent live below the threshold for

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Oakland :: CA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Hundreds of refugees who fled military-ruled Myanmar are having a hard time achieving the American dream and could become a "permanent underclass" in the Bay Area, a community group warns...There are things that make me sad, but I try to put them

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Kanchanaburi :: Thailand | almost 3 years ago

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A clash broke out between Burmese troops and Karenni soldiers in Burma's Phayatongsu town yesterday afternoon, injuring two people, including a 33-year-old Thai merchant. A key market in the Burmese town, which is close to Kanchanaburi, was also set

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London :: United Kingdom | almost 3 years ago

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Was the royal wedding a "good dry run" as Messrs Johnson and Cameron suggest? Certainly no one can do pageantry as well as we Brits, and the joy across the country and the show we put on were outstanding. However, those watching the occasion often

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Bangkok :: Thailand | over 3 years ago

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Courage and compassion in a Burmese refugee camp On my visit to Nai Soi camp in Thailand, I met a young man whose inspiring journey demonstrates the spirit of Burma's youth In November 2010, on a trip with Christian Aid to Nai Soi refugee camp , one

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Shanghai :: China | over 3 years ago

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The dictatorship regards the KNU and NLD as its main enemies, the former for carrying on active resistance and the latter for carrying on non-violent resistance, resolutely. NLD, while it continues military campaigns against the KNU and systematic

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