Articles for category: Economy

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Myanmar is World’s Top Opium Producer, beat Afghanistan

As Afghanistan’s opium production plummets under the Taliban’s strict ban, Myanmar has emerged as the new global leader in poppy cultivation in 2023, driven by the country’s ongoing civil war and economic crisis, a new U.N. report says. The report, Southeast Asia Opium Survey 2023, released on Tuesday, says that ...

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Myanmar Rebel Helps China’s Cybercrime Crackdown

Myanmar rebels have launched a series of coordinated attacks known as “Operation 1027” that outside analysts say have given them new momentum in their struggle against the military junta. The operation also reportedly aligns with China’s interest in cracking down on transnational crime on the region, particularly cybercriminals who target ...

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Saturday night earthquake near Yangon with a magnitude of around 5

An earthquake measuring around 5 on the Richter scale struck near Yangon, Myanmar, on Saturday night. Although some buildings were shaken, There have been no reports of damage or injuries. Saturday night earthquake near Yangon with a magnitude of around 5 An earthquake measuring around 5 on the Richter scale struck near ...