Dozens of people in the Irrawaddy Division capital of Bassein have been hospitalised with symptoms of food poisoning after attending a church opening ceremony. Eighty-seven locals from Bassein’s Taethonelone village began suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting on 17 January after eating pork curry and cabbage soup at the event. They were sent to a district …
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One student explained that while the play carried an anti-war message, it was in no way meant to be anti-military.
Villages have been evacuated and schools in Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta have been ordered to close.
Six Burmese nationals were among those who died in the stampede at the Islamic holy site of Mecca in Saudi Arabia last week, according to the Myanmar Hajj Committee.