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Media Told to Dress Up, Keep Quiet on Myanmar Leader’s Thai Visit

Journalists attempting to cover this week’s three-day visit to Thailand by Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi will find themselves unusually constrained. It is a high profile visit that comes as Myanmar, also known as Burma, transitions from military rule to democracy, while the opposite has occurred in neighboring Thailand. Between 1.4 million and four million citizens of Myanmar work in Thailand, perhaps the majority of them illegally. Reporters are being told they will...

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