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  1. Myanmar is a hub for the illegal trafficking of wildlife such as pangolins -- a trade driven by

    Tiger, pangolin farming in Myanmar risks 'boosting demand'

    Conservationists have warned a sudden change in Myanmar's law allowing the commercial farming of tigers, pangolins and other endangered species ...
  2. Jade mine collapses following a landslide in Hpakant

    'Sacrificed on the altar': Myanmar jade mine disaster fed by COVID-era desperation

    Sut Seng Du says he turned over 100 bodies as he clawed through the mud in a heavy downpour last week, before he finally found his brother, one of ...
  3. Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers -- fictional characters in a new curriculum for

    Myanmar attitudes to sex undressed in textbook row

    Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers - fictional characters in a new curriculum for Myanmar schools are causing a real-world tussle ...
  4. Youth activist Maung Saung Kha leaves at a court in Yangon

    Myanmar poet accused of staging protest over internet blackout

    Maung Saung Kha, a prominent Myanmar poet and activist, appeared in court on Tuesday to face accusations that he helped stage an unlawful protest ...
  5. A squad of gun-toting police patrol Myanmar's sacred site of Bagan under the cover of night,

    Looters target Myanmar temple treasures in tourist slump

    A squad of armed police patrol Myanmar's sacred site of Bagan under the cover of night, taking on plunderers snatching relics from temples ...
  6. Thousands of people flock to the Myanmar jade mines in the hoping of finding an overlooked rock that

    Dreams of Myanmar's 'unwashed' jade miners buried by disaster

    Five Yay Ma Hsay -- or 'unwashed' as the jade miners of northern Myanmar are known -- arrived early Thursday at the pit to scrape out a living on ...
  7. Myanmar jade mine collapse - Jul 3, 2020

    Death toll rises to 162 in Myanmar jade mine collapse

    The death toll in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has risen to at least 162, with more feared dead, authorities said.