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Toyota to Open Yangon Auto Plant

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Business
The Japanese automaker said in a statement that its $52.6-million investment will produce about 2,500 Hilux pickup trucks and employ more than 130 beginning in 2021.

The Fall of Rangoon

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On This Day
On March 8, 1942, Burma’s first national army in nearly 60 years took control of Rangoon with the help of Japan, a week after the withdrawal of the British colonial governor.