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Editor jailed for mention of minister’s Patek Philippe watch

Eleven Media Group, a company that publishes five weekly newspapers, apologized for an editorial last month which accused Yangon chief minister Phyo Min Thein of corruption. “Many citizens, whose minimum [daily] wage is US$2.50, are not satisfied with the news that a chief minister whose [monthly] salary is only around US$2,500 wears a Patek Philippe watch […]