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  • Myanmar pardons China loggers among nearly 7,000 prisoners story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 6:56 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that included nearly 7,000 prisoners.

  • Myanmar opposition to run in November polls despite doubts 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 8:52 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - The Myanmar opposition party led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi announced Saturday it will contest the general election on Nov. 8 despite misgivings about transparency, in an effort to challenge the ruling military-backed party.