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Six dead in shootout between Myanmar military and civilians

By Myanmar Now SIX locals were killed during a shootout between the Myanmar military and a civilian-led security team in Kani Township, Sagaing Region, on Thursday evening, Myanmar Now reported today (April 17). The security team – made up of locals armed with hunting rifles – was standing watch after hearing news that detained protesters

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Cashew nuts in place of corn and cattle

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FARMER KHAJORN PANWONG, a native of Wiang Sa district in Nan, has not only worked hard to turn his drought-stricken corn and cattle field into a fertile cashew nut farm but encouraged his relatives and neighbours to follow suit for the last several years. His pursuit for agricultural advancement and commercial

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