Rescue workers look for bodies of miners killed by a landslide in Hpakant jade mine, at Kachin state, Myanmar

Myanmar's Suu Kyi blames lack of safety regulations for deadly landslide

By Aung Hla Tun and Hnin Yadana Zaw YANGON/HPAKANT, Myanmar (Reuters) - A disregard for the rule of law in the jade mining industry in Myanmar had made accidents such as the landslide that killed more than 100…

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