A landslide at a jade mine in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township over the weekend has claimed at least 17 lives and injured dozens of others, with many more feared dead as search and rescue efforts continue.
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Aug 1, 2008 (DVB), The United States government has strengthened sanctions against the Burmese regime, particularly targeting the gem-mining industry, a valuable source of income for the junta. The US[…]
Chinese entrepreneur’s appointment as UDSP candidate appears to dodge election laws that ban foreigners from participating in Burma’s polls