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New Pyin Oo Lwin Elephant Camp Opens to the Public

Elephants no longer needed in timber production have been relocated to the sanctuary.

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Camps Ready But Bangladesh Delays Repatriation of Refugees

No date for when transfers will start; Arakanese lawmaker says refugees aren’t welcome back.

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French-Myanmar Joint Venture To Install 500 ‘Smart’ Bus Stops in Yangon

Firm to begin replacing 500 bus stops in June under 20-year, $13-million contract.  

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Military Court Gives Soldiers 10 Years for Murder of 3 Kachin

Six soldiers were handed 10-year jail terms by a military court on Friday for the May 2017 murder of three men living in an IDP camp in Kachin State.

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Can Another Asian Fill U Thant’s Shoes?

To mark the 109th birthday of the late U Thant, The Irrawaddy revisits this article about his legacy as UN secretary general.

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Mrauk-U UNESCO Coordination Meeting Postponed After Recent Protest

Seven residents were killed and 12 others were injured during a police crackdown on protestors last week.

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A Peacemaker’s Life in Pictures

To mark the 109th birthday of the late U Thant, The Irrawaddy collected some rare photos of the former UN chief with his family and international dignitaries.

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While Political Prisoners Released, Myanmar’s Judicial Reforms Stall

Prison reform has been put on the back burner under the new government.

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Scandal-hit Thai Temple Helps to Stage Mass Buddhist Event in Myanmar

The Dhammakaya temple’s foundation helped organize the mass alms-giving for an 20,000 monks on the runway of an abandoned airport in central Mandalay.

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