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The junta-backed civilian organization Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA), popularly predicted to contest this year's planned elections, has reportedly begun constructing roads in Rangoon’s Bo Sein Man area with large signboards advertising their work. Photo – Mizzima. Local residents and observers believe the USDA’s actions could be a campaign tactic in the run-up to elections, though no date has yet been set for the polling. Curious onlookers gather around business tycoon Tayza's MV23 Princess luxury yacht docked at the Batahtaung harbour in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima. The yacht can sail at a speed of 35 nautical miles and has a radar and GPS system installed. Curious onlookers gather around business tycoon Tayza's MV23 Princess luxury yacht docked at the Batahtaung harbour in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima. The yacht can sail at a speed of 35 nautical miles and has a radar and GPS system installed. Curious onlookers gather around business tycoon Tayza's MV23 Princess luxury yacht docked at the Batahtaung harbour in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima. The yacht can sail at a speed of 35 nautical miles and has a radar and GPS system installed. The foundation stone for an X-Ray room of the charity clinic run by the 'Free Funeral Service Society' in Rangoon was laid on February 21. Photo: Mizzima. More than Kyat 450 lakhs, including a donation of Kyat 150 lakhs from family members of late Khaing Shwe Lae Yi, were made for the X-Ray room. Kyaw Thu, Chairperson of Free Funeral Service Society and relatives of Khaing Shwe Lae Yi are seen in the photograph. The foundation stone for an X-Ray room of the charity clinic run by the 'Free Funeral Service Society' in Rangoon was laid on February 21. Photo: Mizzima. More than Kyat 450 lakhs, including a donation of Kyat 150 lakhs from family members of late Khaing Shwe Lae Yi, were made for the X-Ray room. Kyaw Thu, Chairperson of Free Funeral Service Society and relatives of Khaing Shwe Lae Yi are seen in the photograph. UN special envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana (right) held talks the freed of Aung San Suu Kyi's deputy Tin Oo (center) and six other senior leaders of the opposition party the National League for Democracy in Rangoon on Thursday. Photo: UNIC The former Government Technology Institute in Insein township, Rangoon, Burma, is being used as a hospital for the Union Solidarity and Development Association. Photo: Mizzima. The junta-backed USDA has been operating the Phyosadanar clinic throughout Rangoon division. Speculation has mounted following privatization plans for Kanar street in Rangoon downtown. It will be extended from Ahlone township to Kyimyindine township. Photo: Mizzima Benjamin Zawacki, Burma researcher for London-based Amnesty International recalls the Burmese military regime’s repression of ethnic minorities during the period 2007-2009, in a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday. He fears that  repression will intensify before the general elections. National League for Democracy Vice Chairperson Tin Oo resumes political activities after his release from six years under house arrest on February 13 . He is seen today  meeting his colleagues at the NLD Headquarters in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima. Tin Oo, Retired Commander-in-Chief and close confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi, will be 83 next month. NLD activists paying respect to Tin Oo, NLD Vice Chairperson, who was released today after six years of detention. NLD activists paying respect to Tin Oo, NLD Vice Chairperson, who was released today after six years of detention. NLD activists paying respect to Tin Oo, NLD Vice Chairperson, who was released today after six years of detention. NLD activists paying respect to Tin Oo, NLD Vice Chairperson, who was released today after six years of detention. Tin Oo, the 82-year old deputy chairman of the National League for Democracy, was released today from house arrest. Photo: Mizzima. Win Tin, NLD CEC member, meeting with Tin Oo following his release. Tin Oo, the 82-year old deputy chairman of the National League for Democracy, was released today from house arrest. Photo: Mizzima. Win Tin, NLD CEC member, meeting with Tin Oo following his release. Burma's 'Miss Tourism' 2010 was awarded to Ju Ju Kay, a 22 years old, who is interested in reading and playing violin. The function was held yesterday night at Inya Lake Hotel in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima/Rangoon. Ju Ju Kay will be Tourism Ambassador representing Burma at TTF Thailand Tourism Promotion in June thus year. Burma's 'Miss Tourism' 2010 was awarded to Ju Ju Kay, a 22 years old, who is interested in reading and playing violin. The function was held yesterday night at Inya Lake Hotel in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima/Rangoon. Ju Ju Kay will be Tourism Ambassador representing Burma at TTF Thailand Tourism Promotion in June thus year. Burma's 'Miss Tourism' 2010 was awarded to Ju Ju Kay, a 22 years old, who is interested in reading and playing violin. The function was held yesterday night at Inya Lake Hotel in Rangoon. Photo: Mizzima/Rangoon. Ju Ju Kay will be Tourism Ambassador representing Burma at TTF Thailand Tourism Promotion in June thus year. Thingangyun Market, one of the biggest in Rangoon, was gutted by fire on February 12. Photo: Mizzima. Some houses that are nearby the market were also destroyed in the fire. Thingangyun Market, one of the biggest in Rangoon, was gutted by fire on February 12. Photo: Mizzima. Some houses that are nearby the market were also destroyed in the fire. Thingangyun Market, one of the biggest in Rangoon, was gutted by fire on February 12. Photo: Mizzima. Some houses that are nearby the market were also destroyed in the fire. Thingangyun Market, one of the biggest in Rangoon, was gutted by fire on February 12. Photo: Mizzima. Some houses that are nearby the market were also destroyed in the fire. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. About 2,000 workers from three factories in the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone continued their strike today, demanding better wages. Photo: Mizzima. Government deploys riot police around the area. Ethnic Kachin, along with other nationalities of Burma protest against the Myitsone dam project during the 49th anniversary of the Kachin Resistance Day in New Delhi, India on February 5, 2009. Photo: Mizzima Karen human rights activists, along with human rights groups from Thailand have demanded an immediate halt to repatriation of Karen refugees from the Thailand border areas to Burma, at a press conference this morning in the Foreign Correspondents Club, Bangkok. Photo: Mizzima. It was addressed by Blooming Night from the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) and Surapong Kongchantuk of the Lawyers Council of Thailand. According to KWO, Karen villagers are in danger from land mines planted in surrounding areas where they lived. Karen human rights activists, along with human rights groups from Thailand have demanded an immediate halt to repatriation of Karen refugees from the Thailand border areas to Burma, at a press conference this morning in the Foreign Correspondents Club, Bangkok. Photo: Mizzima. It was addressed by Blooming Night from the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) and Surapong Kongchantuk of the Lawyers Council of Thailand. According to KWO, Karen villagers are in danger from land mines planted in surrounding areas where they lived. Karen human rights activists, along with human rights groups from Thailand have demanded an immediate halt to repatriation of Karen refugees from the Thailand border areas to Burma, at a press conference this morning in the Foreign Correspondents Club, Bangkok. Photo: Mizzima. It was addressed by Blooming Night from the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) and Surapong Kongchantuk of the Lawyers Council of Thailand. According to KWO, Karen villagers are in danger from land mines planted in surrounding areas where they lived. The district court inside the notorious Insein prison is set to announce the verdict on four women activists on February 15. Photo – Mizzima. The four including popular activist Naw Ohn Hla, are supporters of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and held regular prayers for her release at Pagodas. They were arrested while returning from donating alms in a Buddhist monastery and were charged with instigating public unrest. They have been detained for the past four months. Ethnic Mon from Burma celebrate the 63rd Mon National Day at Maha Chai in Thailand on January 30, 2010. Photo – Mizzima. Naing Htaw Mon, Chairman of the New Mon State Party (NMSP), the largest armed ceasefire group in Mon State, during a speech at the National Day celebration said the NMSP has rejected the junta’s proposal of transforming its troops into a Border Guard Force under the administration of the junta.

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