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Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

By The Associated Press, published by Seattle Times Yangon — At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports today (April 11) from independent local media and an organization that keeps track of casualties since the February coup. Friday’s death toll in

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Coronavirus

Ministry: 38 provinces imposing quarantine on travellers

THE Interior Ministry’s Coronavirus Management Centre said this afternoon (April 11) all travellers to 38 provinces will now be quarantined with each province having separately worked out the details of this new requirement, TV Channel 7 said. The ministry added that these provinces had issued preventive measures because the new outbreak of coronavirus is spreading

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Local news

Bangkok prison: Penguin is not dead

AFTER social media was abuzz with rumours that detained protest leader Mr. Prit Chivarak, or Penguin, who has been on hunger strike since March 13 after being refused bail, had died, Bangkok Special Prison clarified on its webpage that this is not true, Thai Rath newspaper said today (April 11). According to social media posts

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