Myanmar

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Sep 8 '17 16:10

The Dutch government made money available to provide emergency relief to the Rohingya population fleeing from Myanmar, Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade announced at her meeting with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in Amsterdam on Thursday.

"The images on TV say enough. Anxious fathers and mothers fleeing with their children in overcrowded boats. With so much human suffering, we can not remain insensitive and ignore the call of aid organizations to do more", Ploumen said.

Oct 6 '16 12:45

A court in Myanmar sentenced 30-year-old Dutchman Klaas Haytema to three months in prison for insulting religion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms. Two weeks ago Haytema disrupted a Buddhist sermon by unplugging a loudspeaker broadcasting it.

Oct 5 '16 10:32

Dutch man Klaas Haijtema could face up to two years in prison for disrupting a Buddhist sermon in Myanmar last month. He unplugged a loudspeaker broadcasting Buddhist prayers because it interrupted his sleep.

Sep 26 '16 11:40

A 30-year-old Dutch man was arrested in Myanmar on Friday after he disrupted a Buddhist ritual. He unplugged a amplifier used to amplify a sermon by Buddhist monks, local newspaper Myanmar Times reports.

Heineken
Jul 13 '15 15:23

Heineken opened a brewery in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar, formerly Burma, this weekend. The construction of this brewery cost nearly 54 million euros

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