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Influbook announces their ICO

Connecting influencers, businesses, and consumers for a new social-commerce experience. Besançon, Nov 7, 2018: Influbook, the first open-network for Influencers to build their social reputation, connect directly with the brands they love, and join forces to offer consumers a new way to discover products and services through the passionate storytelling of influencers around the world. […]

Garbage Fire Burns for Second Week in Myanmar

YANGON, MYANMAR —  Firefighters in Myanmar scrambled to put out a fire in a massive garbage dump on the edge of its largest city, Yangon, as foul-smelling smoke from the burning trash that injured dozens extended into its second week Saturday. The fire has generated a haze blanketing parts of Myanmar’s commercial hub and raised […]

Rebels, Miltary Clash in Myanmar; Thousands Flee

Fighting in northern Myanmar between government forces and the rebel Kachin Independence Army, or KIA, has forced more than 4,000 people to flee their homes. Col Naw Bu, a KIA spokesman, said the fighting will become “more intense” because the army is sending more troops to the area. Aid organizations have requested access to the […]

Dozens hospitalized as Myanmar battles week-long landfill fire

YANGON (Reuters) – Firefighters in Myanmar scrambled to put out a fire in a massive garbage dump on the edge of its largest city, Yangon, as foul-smelling smoke from the burning trash that injured dozens extended into its second week on Saturday. The fire has generated a haze blanketing parts of Myanmar’s commercial hub and […]

Rights lawyer Amal Clooney to represent Reuters reporters held in Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) – Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has joined the legal team representing two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar, who are accused of possessing secret government papers, her office said on Thursday. A court in Yangon has been holding preliminary hearings since January to decide whether Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, […]