The mine protest was clearly an irritant to Thein Sein's government, which warned it could deter badly needed foreign investment.Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to visit the mine area around midday Thursday to hear the protesters' grievances, adding to the pressure on the government. Her visit is also bound to draw more attention to the protest, which partly due to its remote location has been largely ignored.
Myanmar Government Orders End To Mine Occupation
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