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Stories with place: Yangon
  • Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workers story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-01-15 4:01 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions.

  • Myanmar police seize over 26 million stimulant tablets 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 8:37 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Police in Myanmar's largest city said Tuesday that they've seized more than 26 million stimulant tablets with a street value of over $100 million, in what appears to be the country's biggest such seizure ever.

  • Myanmar workers demonstrate for higher minimum wage 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 5:53 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Several hundred workers in Myanmar rallied Sunday for a higher minimum wage despite a warning by factory owners that the demand might put them out of business.

  • Man tied to 2013 Myanmar hotel blast gets life in prison 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 8:04 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - A court in Myanmar on Friday sentenced a man linked to a 2013 bombing that wounded an American tourist in one of the country's most prestigious hotels to life imprisonment and hard labor.