The Karenni State government has ordered the suspension of all mining operations in Mawchi, following a deadly mudslide that claimed the lives of 28 locals.
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Twenty eight people have now been confirmed dead as a result of a disastrous landslide in eastern Burma on Sunday.
The Mawchi mine in Karenni state was once the world’s most important source of tungsten, but locals there have now moved towards lead mining. The job is dangerous, however, as[…]