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Mergui

 

a city and port in southern Burma, in the district of Tenasserim, on the Malacca Peninsula. Located at the point where the Tenasserim River flows into the Andaman Sea. Population, 33, 700 (1953). Mergui is the center of a state-run pearl fishing and processing enterprise and a fishing industry. Tin and tungsten deposits are located near the city, as are rubber plantations.

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Running trips in the best spots of Thailand (namely Surin and Similans Islands) and of Myanmar (also known as Burma, Mergui Archipelago is a new destination offering wonderful dives to the adventurous divers.
The reciprocal but at times uneasy relationship between humans and their spiritscapes has been most extensively researched among the nomadic groups who traditionally lived primarily on boats--the Moken of the Mergui Archipelago, southeast Thailand and northern Malaysia; the Sama Bajo found in island waters from the southern Philippines to eastern Indonesia; and particularly the Orang Suku Laut of the Riau-Lingga archipelago.
If a permit is granted by the Burmese government, you might be tempted to voyage further north to visit the stunning Mergui Archipelago.
Joel Mergui, president of the Consistoire, the organization responsible for providing religious services to Jewish communities, said that after reading about the circular, he was "amazed to discover" that he "suddenly and collectively, with all the coreligionists of the Jewish faith, become a potential chicken thief," Mergui, a physician and one of French Jewry's most highly-regarded leaders, told the La Croix daily Friday.
Polena V, Mergui JL, Perrot N, Poncelet C, Barranger E, Uzan S.
D'autres encore se mettent volontairement sous la domination d'un taukay (patron-entrepreneur) pour conserver leur liberte (7) (cas des Moken, nomades marins de l'archipel Mergui qui ont accepte une certaine forme d'esclavage pour survivre).
See also: Raphael Mergui & Philippe Simonnot, Israel's Ayatollahs: Meir Kahane and the Far Right in Israel (London, Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Saqi Books, 1987); Breslauer, Meir Kahane, 131-145.
Their economic interests in the tin mining industries in Perak, Phuket, and Mergui were similarly governed by intense competition and careful cooperation.
van der Meulen, a Dutch historian, identified these two Ptolemaic islands, which he referred to as Bazakata and Salin[], with islands in the Mergui archipelago in the Andaman Sea (Meulen 1975, 30-1).
D'apres le directeur general de l'ESHRA, Laurent Mergui, l'ecole sera ouverte au cours de cette annee a la formation continue.
beaucoup plus grand que] Fanny Mergui, sociologue, evoque son experience personnelle: [beaucoup moins que]Je suis nee au Maroc, sous le protectorat.
Their request was officially announced in a letter sent to Joel Mergui, the president of the Consistoire, the French Jewish institution responsible for electing a chief rabbi.