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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:41 PM

Burma gives go-ahead for private newspapers in 2013

Source: BBC

Privately owned newspapers are to be allowed in Burma from April 2013 for the first time in almost 50 years, the government has announced.

The move follows the abolition of direct government censorship of the media in April 2012.

Correspondents say it was expected as part of the latest reforms in Burma.

The information ministry said on its website that any Burmese national wishing to set up a newspaper could submit an application from February.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20856701

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