The Southeast Asian bloc is considering stronger measures against the Myanmar military but a range of factors may preserve the unproductive status quo.
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A school for the blind in Yangon has been providing a home away from home for the visually impaired and helping them to acquire the skills they need to be self-sufficient for more than 40 years.
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