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A film night, book sale, rock show, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy. The post Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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Hong Kong’s rare pink dolphins battle for survival as work on a bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the animals. The post Bridge to China Brings Threat for Hong Kong’s Native Pink Dolphin appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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A Reuters reporter accused of obtaining secret state documents told a court a policeman had called him on the day he was arrested and insisted on a meeting. The post Myanmar Police Insisted on Meeting, Gave Documents: Reuters Reporter appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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China is saddling poor nations with unsustainable debt through large-scale infrastructure projects that are not economically viable, said Ray Washburne. The post China Overloading Poor Nations With Debt, Top US Official Says appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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The 12 boys of the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach are recovering after last week's dramatic rescue and are to be discharged from hospital on Thursday. The post Dancers, Pig Heads and Sweets: Thais Thank Cave Spirits For Saving Boys appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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As third session of Panglong Peace Conference ends, some ethnic delegates complain Part Two of Union Accord ignores their suggestions The post Peace Strategy Needed to Achieve National Goals, Suu Kyi Says appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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Netizens are urging the government to take responsibility for the death of a 13-year-old boy on Friday who stepped on a fallen power line lying in a pool of water. The post Govt Under Fire For Fatal Electrocution of Yangon Boy appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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Htein Win’s photos, hidden for years out of fear, will be showcased for all to see significant moments in Myanmar’s modern history. The post Historic ’88 Uprising Photos on Display 30 Years Later appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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The proposal to extend Myanmar’s commercial capital to the west is on a scale without precedent anywhere in the world The post The New Yangon City Project: An Urban Planner’s View appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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Two jailed Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court, in a case that is seen as a test of press freedom in the fledgling democracy. The post Jailed Reuters Journalists to Testify in Myanmar Court appeared first on The Irrawaddy.