Monday, July 26th, 2004


Text of report by Burmese opposition radio on 23 July:
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YANGON: The municipal area of Myanmar’s capital of Yangon has been expanding in a fast rate, doubling in the past eight years, a local news journal reported Monday.
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Yangon: Myanmar will get 35.6 million US dollars in grants from the Global Fund for fighting three deadly diseases in the country — tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and AIDS, a local weekly news journal reported Sunday.
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July 25: Yangon: Myanmar, fresh from two huge drug busts, said Sunday that Asian states have done well in their fight against narcotics but urged Western governments to do more to combat the scourge.
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July 24: Yangon: Myanmar authorities seized 5.5 million amphetamine-type stimulant pills in a raid on a northern village, state media reported Saturday, just weeks after one of the country’s biggest heroin busts.
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Immigrant workers must register by 31st or face expulsionn
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July 24: New Delhi: Myanmar on Saturday assured India that its territory will not be allowed to be used for anti-India activities.
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July 24: Yangon: Myanmar will promote the implementation of agreements between China and Myanmar on border areas management and cooperation.
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Eminent Shan scholar and ethnic leader Dr Chao Tzang Yawnghwe, aka Eugene Thaike, passed away at his home in Canada on Saturday, aged 65. He is survived by one son and daughter and his wife, Nu Nu Myint Yawnghwe.
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Boston: Eight summers and two conventions ago, when the Democrats gathered in Chicago to renominate President Bill Clinton, their National Democratic Institute honored one absent democrat with its highest award.
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The following is an unofficial translation of a broadcast made in Burmese on July 24, 2004:
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