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Myanmar democracy activists’ death sentences upheld, junta says

  By Reuters and published by US News & World Report MYANMAR’S military government said on Friday (June 3) that appeals by two prominent democracy activists against their death sentences had been rejected, paving the way for the country’s first executions in decades. The government has received widespread condemnation abroad for ousting an elected government

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Phuket cancels removing face masks in open air after just one day

  AFTER having issued an announcement that people could remove their face masks in four circumstances on June 1,  Phuket authorities today (June 3) cancelled permission to remove them in the open air, beaches, parks or well-ventilated places, said. In today’s announcement the island’s authorities said the public had to continue wearing surgical or

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