Olive Yang, the crossdressing royal-turned-warlord, died on Thursday. She was 90.
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Burmese troops and local paramilitary groups taking bribes from farmers who can earn substantial revenue from the opium trade
Yunnan security chief pours doubt on junta’s claims of success in drugs eradication, as increasing violence is seen in border towns
Opium production in Burma trending ‘relentlessly upward’ as UN warns that Southeast Asia’s drug threat has been overlooked
Intelligence chief warns United Wa State Army about negative bilateral effects of Burma’s opium trade
Jan 26, 2010 (DVB), Palaung communities in northeastern Burma are being "devastated" by opium addiction, with mothers and wives forced to carry the weight of growing abuse among men, a[…]
Dec 14, 2009 (DVB), Opium cultivation in Burma has doubled since 2006, despite production of the narcotic falling, the United Nations drugs office has said. "The trend is going in[…]
July 10, 2009 (DVB), Prohibition on poppy cultivation enforced by armed groups in Burma's Shan state has caused a dramatic cut in opium production, although the government has been 'unwilling'[…]
June 25, 2009 (DVB), Burma remains the world's second largest source of opium, according to a UN report released yesterday that found a slight rise in opium poppy cultivation across[…]
Mar 20, 2009 (DVB), Chin state locals who suffered food shortages last year due to mass flowering of bamboo have been forced to grow and sell opium to generate income,[…]
Dec 14, 2007 (AFP), Burma, the world’s second-largest opium producer after Afghanistan, seized nearly 40 kilogrammes (88 pounds) of the drug in November, state media said Friday. There were 239[…]
June 26, 2007 (DVB)