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China, Myanmar Sign Dozens of Infrastructure Deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping reinforced his support for embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday, signing 33 bilateral agreements covering a range of projects, including rail and port ventures to allow China access to the Indian Ocean and …

Posted in General January 18, 2020

China’s Xi Visits Myanmar for Infrastructure Talks

WASHINGTON – With billboards, banners, fanfare and flags, the government of Myanmar is welcoming Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, for a two-day state visit beginning Friday that is expected to mark the 70th anniversary of China-Myanmar …

Polio this week as of 14 January 2020

Pakistan intensifies cVDPV2 response efforts, focusing on comprehensive outbreak response, strengthened routine immunization, communication and enhanced surveillance. See ‘Pakistan’ section below for more details.

Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples):

o Pakistan: seven WPV1 cases; …

Posted in Legal January 17, 2020

Bangladesh: Epidemiological Highlights Week 2 (6-12 Jan 2020)

Highlights:

Number of Measles cases are being sustained high since last September 2019

Measles Outbreak Response Immunization going on the camp from January 12 to February 12, 2020 and target age group is 6 month to < 10 year in the camp population

Proposed date of 2nd …

Posted in Health January 17, 2020

ACLED Regional Overview Southeast Asia (5 11 January 2020)

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week include: children killed in the ongoing conflict in Rakhine state in Myanmar; increased fighting between state forces and communist rebels in the Philippines; separatist violence in Thailand and Indonesia; and a deadly demonstration …

Posted in Legal January 16, 2020

R2P Monitor, Issue 49 (15 January 2020)

R2P Monitor is a bimonthly bulletin applying the atrocity prevention lens to populations at risk of mass atrocities around the world. Issue 49 looks at developments in Afghanistan, China, Myanmar (Burma), Syria, Yemen, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali …

Posted in Legal January 16, 2020

US Imposes Sanctions Over N. Korean Workers Abroad

The United States has imposed sanctions on two North Korean entities for facilitating the export of labor in violation of U.N. sanctions.

A U.S. Treasury statement issued Tuesday identified the entities as Korea Namgang Trading Corp (NTC) and Beijing Sukbakso.…

Posted in Legal January 14, 2020