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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1997
    Myanmar

    After the annexation of Upper Burma in 1886, the modern Burmese oil industry expanded at Yenangyaung, the long-standing center of hand-dug wells worked by twinza. An earlier attempt to establish a commercial industry in Arakan in the late 1870s was thereby eclipsed. On the islands off the Arakan coast -- Ramree, Cheduba, and the Boronga Islands -- British explorers had drawn attention to oil pools and seepage. In 1878, the first modern oil well in Burma was drilled on Eastern Boronga Island.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1997
    Myanmar

    Lots of maps...Burma holds half of the remaining forest in mainland Southeast Asia. Having lost virtually all of their original forest cover, Burma's neighbors -- China, India, and Thailand -- rely increasingly on Burma as a source of timber. Most of the regional timber trade is illegal. (See The Regional Timber Trade in Southeast Asia.)

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1997
    Myanmar

    Map of cover in 1985

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1997
    Myanmar

    Bis vor kurzer Zeit war Burma (Myanmar) das Land mit mehr intaktem Tropenwald als irgendein anderes Land auf dem südostasiatischen Festland. Es liefert das wertvollste Teakholz, das weltweit auf dem Markt ist - Holz aus den letzten primären Teakwäldern der Erde. Nachdem in den letzten Jahrzehnten die Primärwälder Indiens, Thailands und Kambodschas weitgehend geplündert wurden, sind seit einigen Jahren die Teakwälder Burmas an der Reihe.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 1997
    Myanmar

    As many illegal immigrants wish to live in Thailand permanently, another serious problem arises - the growing number of stateless children. Between 1993 and 1996, the Mae Sot Hospital near the Thailand-Burma border delivered 2,202, 2,026, 2,031 and 2,077 stateless babies respectively.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 1997
    Myanmar

    Recently, outspoken Thai Democrat MP Abhist Vejajiva, expressed his concern over the illegal population in Thailand, saying the problem of illegal workers would become "more severe" in the coming years and could lead to social turmoil if the government does not quickly intervene by producing a viable and widely accepted national strategy.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1997
    Myanmar

    An account is given of activities implemented during the Technical Cooperation Programme project 'Reformulation and strengthening of fisheries statistics system' in Myanmar which included the following: 1) computer training for staff; 2) species guide for field enumerators and for training purposes; 3) frame survey of Yangon Division; 4)

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 1997
    Myanmar

    Working Paper No: APFSOS/WP/08
    Forest Department, Ministry of Forestry, Myanmar

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1997
    Myanmar

    RIP: Rest In Pieces"...

    On Nov 14th 1996, the Slorc posted a notice at the gate of Kyandaw Cemetery giving relatives one month's notice to move the remains to a new site at Shwe Nyaung-bin, two hours drive from Rangoon.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1997
    Myanmar

    The Karen State of Kawthoolei has been heavily dependent on teak extraction to fund the Karen National
    Union struggle against the Burmese military junta, the State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC).
    Raymond Bryant explores the social and economic structure of Kawthoolei, and the way in which resource
    extraction was more than simply a source of revenue � it was also an integral part of the assertion of Karen
    sovereignty...

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