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Bitcoin: A New Hope for Innovators in Corrupt Economies

Bitcoin Magazine 29 May 2024
The new policy that “Residents within the country must repatriate foreign currency earnings obtained from abroad to Myanmar ... However, Myanmar actually has a history of centralized financial institutions wielding power to suppress its citizens.

49,000 telecom scam suspects extradited to China from Myanmar: police

People Daily 28 May 2024
Since the beginning of 2023, the number of telecom and internet fraud cases in north Myanmar involving Chinese citizens had remained high, often resulting in other criminal acts such as illegal border-crossing and detainment.

Myanmar’s Karen Border Guard Force runs illegal casinos, cyber-scam network and drug trafficking

Blitz 26 May 2024
... citizens ... Malaysia cannot credibly respond to the crisis in Myanmar if its own citizens can do business with war criminals and cause harm to the people of Myanmar and the region with impunity.

Uganda brings back 23 citizens rescued from human traffickers in Myanmar 23 May 2024
KAMPALA, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The Ugandan government said Thursday that 23 of its citizens, who were rescued from human traffickers in Myanmar, have been brought back home.

FEATURE: Myanmar residents lobby Japan to act over conscription law

Kyodo 18 May 2024
Members of Myanmar's expatriate community in Japan are lobbying local assemblies to pressure the central government to accept their fleeing compatriots in the wake of the enforcement of a controversial conscription law by the junta in February.

China's Insidious Exploitation of Myanmar's Rich Resources

Greek City Times 17 May 2024
... being smuggled across the border, further enriching China while depriving Myanmar of the economic benefits it desperately needs to uplift its struggling economy and improve the lives of its citizens.

Censored by the Bar | Editorial

Sun Sentinel 11 May 2024
It is an offense against the people of Florida for Gov ... Consider Russia, China, Iran, Myanmar and other dictatorships. Israeli citizens took to the streets, week after week, to protect their supreme court. The Florida situation is worse than we knew.

Immigrant influx leaves indigenous people under threat: Manipur CM

Madhyamam 09 May 2024
Singh in his series of social media posts without naming Myanmar said that till May 7, a total of 5,457 illegal immigrants have been detected and biometric data of 5,173 of them have been collected while the deportation process is underway.

Another 92 telecom fraud suspects brought back from northern Myanmar to China

ECNS 07 May 2024
... in the transfer of 49,000 Chinese fraud suspects to China, contributing to the improvement of the situation regarding telecom fraud originating from northern Myanmar involving Chinese citizens.

Myanmar Rebel Group Withdraws from a Key Town Near the Thai Border

OWP 05 May 2024
The situation in Myawaddy is very uncertain, and although displaced citizens have returned, Thailand’s Foreign Affairs Ministry says that the political unrest in Myanmar needs to be monitored closely.


Malaysian National News Agency 04 May 2024
As the mercury soared across Myanmar, the Ministry of Health has issued advisories, urging citizens to take necessary precautions to safeguard their well-being ...

Feature: Heatwave hits taxi drivers' wallets in Myanmar

Xinhua 04 May 2024
As the mercury has soared across Myanmar, the Ministry of Health has issued advisories, urging citizens to take necessary precautions to safeguard their well-being and providing guidelines for staying ...

Most of Asia swelters in extreme heatwave

Dawn 29 Apr 2024
Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, India and Bangladesh issue warnings to citizens ... I am worried we would get heatstroke,” said a 39-year-old cashier in Myanmar’s Yangon who gave her name as San Yin.

With motorbikes banned, Yangon delivery riders struggle in heatwave

Guam Pacific Daily News 29 Apr 2024
Delivery rider Than Toe Aung pedals his bicycle through a punishing heatwave in Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon, where scooters and motorbikes are banned ... according to Myanmar's weather office.

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