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Apr 23, 2019
Over 50 feared dead in Myanmar after landslide engulfs jade mining area; police says incident buried sleeping miners in 'mud lake'Dozens die each year in landslides caused by jade mining, a notoriously corrupt and poorly regulated industry concentrated near the Myanmar's border with China.
Jan 02, 2018
Myanmar crisis: Caught between army and rebel group, refugees in Mizoram hope for better future but are reluctant to returnRohingya crisis: Caught between Myanmar Army and rebel group, refugees in Mizoram hope for better future but are reluctant to return
Dec 26, 2015
Dozens of workers buried alive as landslide collapses Myanmar jade mineRescuers were searching through mud and rubble Saturday after a new landslide buried workers — possibly dozens — in a remote jade mining region in northern Myanmar, the second such incident in just over a month.
Feb 21, 2014
Jade boulder that could weigh up to 50 tons unearthed in MyanmarThe raw jade was discovered by villages and small scale miners in the gem-rich region of Hpakant just over a week ago, but since it's still half buried, it's impossible to know its exact size