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Asia's crime bosses: Proactive policy needed to clean up Myanmar's controversial border developments

Trucks carrying timber at the Myanmar-China border. PHOTO: ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY
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BANGKOK - On a moonlit night several months ago in Myanmar, I watched punters saunter out of one of many border casinos in Myawaddy township, hop onto wooden boats, and cross the Moei river in five minutes to reach their waiting cars parked on Thai soil.

No one checked their identity documents.

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