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Thailand arrests Myanmar military-linked businessman suspected of drug trafficking

  By Panu Wongcha-um and Poppy McPherson, Reuters, and published by US News & World Report THAI authorities said yesterday (Sept. 21) they had detained a Myanmar tycoon suspected of drug trafficking, who three sources said was linked to the upper echelons of Myanmar’s ruling military junta. Tun Min Latt, 53, was arrested in Bangkok

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Suu Kyi sentence reduced to two years from four – Myanmar state TV

  By Reuters staff, published by Swissinfo.ch and Channel NewsAsia MYANMAR’S deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has had her sentence reduced from four years to two years after a partial pardon by the head of the military-appointed government, the country’s state television reported today (Dec. 6). Earlier on Monday, a court in Myanmar found

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