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“One Map Myanmar” project to launch in southern Burma

An eight-year mapping project designed to produce a comprehensive national map system, called “One Map Myanmar,” is planning to launch activities in Burma’s southern regions of Pegu, Tenasserism and Mon State. According to the Land Core Group, a consortium of pro-poor land reform actors, the project will be implemented in …

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Data reveals 92% Buddhist majority in Mon State

For the first time in more than 30 years, Burma has published data on the country’s religious makeup based on the results of the 2014 nationwide census. Mon State’s population is 92.6 percent Buddhist, according to the report released by the Union Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population last Thursday …

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