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Lashio

(lăsh`yō, ləshyō`), town, Shan state, E central Myanmar. It is a trade center and the terminus of the railroad line from Mandalay. Lashio was famous in World War II as the starting point of the Burma Road.

Lashio

 

a city in the Union of Burma, Shan National State. Population, approximately 20,000. It is an important transport center on the Chinese-Burmese highway and the Mandalay-Boduin railroad. There are large deposits of polymetallic ores (mined and processed by the Boduin-Namtu Combine) and of coal. Lashio also has sawmills.

Lashio

a town in NE central Myanmar: starting point of the Burma Road to Chongqing, China
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A Lashio-based social volunteer team transferred the bodies of U Win Maung and Pa Mya to the Lashio public hospital.
A responsible official from 'Pay Thaw Let' (rendering hands) charity organization from Lashio said, 'An ethnic Shan youth called us by phone soon after the attack had taken place but we could not go there as the situation was not good, we took the dead bodies the next morning.'
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The most important of these undertakings was the construction of the 681-mile-long Burma Road, which twisted through mountains and jungles from Kunming in China to Lashio in Burma.
The specimens were collected from Yunnan Province, southern China, and form Lashio, Myanmar.
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They were taken to Kunlong public hospital, where one of the volunteers underwent surgery overnight, and later transferred to Lashio hospital.
The AP-4 license includes 649 square kilometres northwest of the town of Namtu, Shan State, itself situated around 40 kilometres northwest of the major regional centre and airport at the city of Lashio. It was advanced by the company to cover lands surrounding the historic Bawdwin zinc-lead-silver mine.
More worrying, on October 30 last year, the local intelligence office in the Burmese garrison town of Tang-yan sent a message to the regional command headquarters in Lashio saying that the UWSA was constructing a "radar and missile base" in its area - built in partnership with a Chinese company called Liao Lian, with equipment brought from China, Taiwan and Pakistan, the report asserts.
"In the past two years, there have been a number of incidents of serious violence against Muslims, initially targeting the Rohingyas in Rakhine State but more recently affecting Muslims across the country, in Meikhtila, Oakkan, Lashio and most recently Mandalay, among other cities.