Artikel tagged “myanmar”

  • Five armed men guarding a Myanmar drug caravan shot dead by troops in Chiang Rai

    Five armed men guarding a Myanmar drug caravan shot dead by troops in Chiang Rai

    FILE PHOTO Army troops shot dead five allegedly armed drug smugglers who were guarding a drug caravan near the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai. They seized about one million methamphetamine pills from the scene.

  • Burmese man arrested for selling ‘ice’ on Samui

    Burmese man arrested for selling ‘ice’ on Samui

    FILE PHOTO A Burmese man has been arrested last night while allegedly delivering crystal meth to fellow Myanmar citizens on Koh Samui where he has been illegally living for the past 10 years. Police say 35 year old ‘Chaw’ was arrested while driving to allegedly deliver the drug to his buyers, believed to be other Myanmar nationals working in the popular tourist destination. District officials and Army troops, who jointly made the arrest, found 50 grams of crystal methamphetamine or “ice” in 24 tiny plastic bags in the car

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    Thailand pushes for bigger ASEAN role in Rohingya crisis

    by Supalak Ganjanakhundee, Singapore South East Asia’s leaders have been meeting in Singapore this week in the lead up to the next ASEAN Summit.

  • The mystery of Myanmar’s missing airlines

    The mystery of Myanmar’s missing airlines

    PHOTO: Asian Wings Airways Any trip on a local airline usually means planes either full or mostly full. But some of Myanmar’s smaller local airlines have been struggling through this year’s wet season along with a drop in tourism to the country of around 6% for the past 12 months

  • Reuters detail work of journalists detained in Myanmar

    Reuters detail work of journalists detained in Myanmar

    Reuters have released a report on ethnic killings in Myanmar, detailing research done by two of its reporters currently jailed in Myanmar.

  • UPDATE: Another 17 bodies found in mass graves – Rhakine State

    UPDATE: Another 17 bodies found in mass graves – Rhakine State

    Update from Voice of America Mass graves of dozens of slain Hindus have been found in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state, according to government officials. Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye told VOA’s Burmese Service he witnessed another 17 bodies recovered Monday, after 25 bodies were found in two mass graves a day earlier.