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A special farewell

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee recently traveled through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She has been sending

A bright and lively life in the jungle

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee recently traveled through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She has been sending us 

A high-maintenance urban girl in the jungle

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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us  regular

Mine landslide spotlights the grim dangers of Myanmar’s jade trade

By Anna K. Poole
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Myanmar | Myanmar’s controversial jade trade faces renewed criticism after a deadly landslide roared through the mining community of Hpakant in restive Kachin state…

Getting used to jungle life

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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us regular

Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore

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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us  regular

Myanmar’s opposition party celebrates win in historic parliamentary election

By Anna K. Poole
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Myanmar | This weekend, Myanmar held free parliamentary elections for the first time in 25 years. Thousands of citizens, some of whom had never voted before, proudly…

Myanmar readies for election that could topple army-backed government

By Anna K. Poole
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Myanmar | For the first time in decades, citizens of Myanmar will cast ballots in the nation’s general parliamentary elections. The official in-country election is…

Damage multiplies in monsoon-soaked, cyclone-smashed Myanmar

By Anna K. Poole
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Myanmar | Monsoon floods are surging through Myanmar, also known as Burma, triggering some of the worst flash floods and landslides in the nation’s recent history.

New Myanmar law regulates interfaith marriage

By Anna K. Poole
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Myanmar | Human rights groups are blasting a new law adopted last week in Myanmar, also known as Burma, requiring women to register their intent to marry outside their…

Myanmar’s parliament shoots down vote to lessen military control

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Myanmar | Myanmar’s recent transition toward democracy is still haunted by a half-century of brutal military dictatorship and a junta-era constitution. Last week,

Myanmar claims Rohingya are seeking better jobs, not fleeing persecution

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Persecution | Myanmar is sick of the Rohingya crisis. In recent weeks, members of the nation’s Muslim minority have captured international attention—including from the…

 
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