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Thu Thu Aung

@thuttag

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• Pulitzer prize-winning Reuters journalist, Myanmar Bureau • Reachable at thuthu.aung@thomsonreuters.com

Myanmar
Joined on June 02, 2012
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.@hrw finds buildings torched in Let Kar village in Rakhine state, which residents had fled after fighting. The group says the destruction resembles burning of Rohingya villages by Myanmar’s military in 2017. The military blames Arakan Army insurgents. https://t.co/g1iHYUvqGs

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.@CIJ_ICJ has confirmed Myanmar has sent its first report on measures taken to protect the Rohingya from genocide. That report has not been released publicly and officials will not release any details to media. https://t.co/ClRAmnWlaD

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"It is already a huge challenge to contain the spread of coronavirus amongst the Rohingya refugees living in over-crowded camps, sharing water and toilet facilities," said Dipankar Datta, the country director of Oxfam in Bangladesh. https://t.co/C9IouwhaP9

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'All my dreams are shattered': coronavirus crushes Asia’s garment industry https://t.co/q52W1Dr4rk by @thuttag @ReutersRuma @poppymcp https://t.co/ULNnqMHEzY

'All my dreams are shattered': coronavirus crushes Asia’s garment industry https://t.co/q52W1Dr4rk by @thuttag @ReutersRuma @poppymcp https://t.co/ULNnqMHEzY

Zarchi Lwin is one of hundreds of thousands of Asian garment workers laid off because of #coronavirus. They face an uncertain future after western brands cancelled orders with new ones only starting to trickle back. By @thuttag @ReutersRuma @poppymcp https://t.co/WdYpenfUS1

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In a “game-changer” for the Asia-Pacific drug market, Myanmar police have seized 3700 litres of liquid fentanyl in the Golden Triangle. It’s the first time the deadly synthetic opioid that has wreaked havoc in Nth America has been found there. https://t.co/BJRUOhxixp

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Exclusive: Huge fentanyl haul seized in Asia's biggest-ever drugs bust | Article [AMP] | Reuters https://t.co/80YQzGUhgW

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The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the #Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism, while the photography staff of @Reuters won the breaking news photography award https://t.co/fbmIzNfura https://t.co/bNe8eazRWp

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the #Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism, while the photography staff of @Reuters won the breaking news photography award https://t.co/fbmIzNfura https://t.co/bNe8eazRWp

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In interviews with @Reuters, seven Rohingya survivors from a rescued boat recall two harrowing months of misery and death at sea https://t.co/RQrE0JZZjX by A.S.M Suza Uddin @poppymcp https://t.co/AzTyI2Elz5

In interviews with @Reuters, seven Rohingya survivors from a rescued boat recall two harrowing months of misery and death at sea https://t.co/RQrE0JZZjX by A.S.M Suza Uddin @poppymcp https://t.co/AzTyI2Elz5

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Thailand's ban on alcohol sales to last until the end of May in the fight against #coronavirus. Really.

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U.S. coronavirus outbreak soon to be deadlier than any flu since 1967 as deaths top 60,000 https://t.co/jaGCZ0usaW https://t.co/ItELJY2SRi

U.S. coronavirus outbreak soon to be deadlier than any flu since 1967 as deaths top 60,000 https://t.co/jaGCZ0usaW https://t.co/ItELJY2SRi

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Captain Tom Moore given colonel title on 100th birthday https://t.co/bu7i7BlwuJ

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Amazon city resorts to mass graves as Brazil COVID-19 deaths soar | Article [AMP] | Reuters https://t.co/Ys8lVlsYPR

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A tragic collision of the two big crises facing Myanmar - the pandemic and worsening civil war - has cost a 28-year-old man his life. "He went there in the midst of fighting when many people didn’t dare to go," his father told us. https://t.co/dnFzh5kWpE

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A coffin maker may give a better indication of the #coronavirus death toll in Indonesia than official figures: He used to make 5 to 7 coffins a day. Now it is 20 to 30. Meanwhile, an ambulance driver speaks of bodies being buried until 10 p.m. every night. https://t.co/msWaXtHaBn

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“It is real... Not an April Fool,” Nyi Nyi Tun, a spokesman for the president’s office, told Reuters by phone. The Nobel laureate, 74, spent 15 years under house arrest and missed the emergence of laptops and smartphones. https://t.co/xdMbXRDKuU

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#Myanmar may jail a journalist for life for interviewing the spokesman of an ethnic armed group. Apart from ruining a man’s life and that of his young family, this has huge implications for journalism in the country. https://t.co/RhUUQlNSBO

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This is very bad news. Myanmar’s health system, neglected for decades under the military junta and which @WHO ranked the world’s worst last time it did the ratings in 2000, is in no way equipped to handle a major outbreak. https://t.co/qXFoOvQlD2

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RTRS-- JAPAN PM ABE: IF HOSTING TOKYO OLYMPICS IN COMPLETE FORM IS IMPOSSIBLE, MAY HAVE TO POSTPONE GAMES

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"Our first run was 20 pizzas. Then it kept growing and growing." A volunteer group in south London called @criticalnhs raised £22,000 in just four days to buy hundreds of free meals for nurses fighting the #coronavirus menace. https://t.co/wCRnJzrdyw https://t.co/FDcYGBzLES
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"Our first run was 20 pizzas. Then it kept growing and growing." A volunteer group in south London called @criticalnhs raised £22,000 in just four days to buy hundreds of free meals for nurses fighting the #coronavirus menace. https://t.co/wCRnJzrdyw https://t.co/FDcYGBzLES

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