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Scratching a living in Myanmar's storied 'land of rubies'

WION New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 04, 2017, 02.04 PM (IST)
Myanmar produces more than 80 percent of the world's rubies, yet decades of isolation under the former military junta means the industry remains cloaked in mystery. Now, the focus on it is sharpening after the US lifted sanctions barring imports of the gems in recognition of the country's shift towards democracy