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 Post subject: Obama again renews ban on Burmese rubies
PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:32 am 
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Washington--Despite some democratic progress in Myanmar (formerly Burma)--and reports that perhaps the import sanctions may be lifted--President Barack Obama has extended the ban on Burmese rubies and jade.


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 Post subject: Re: Obama again renews ban on Burmese rubies
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:45 am 
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Such annoying bullshit. Usually I do not air my opinion but this is ridiculous. Big american corporations are free to do business in Burma but the gem industry is not...
Read Richard W. Hughes initiated thoughts on this, here.

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 Post subject: Re: Obama again renews ban on Burmese rubies
PostPosted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:29 pm 
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Agree with Conny! Also the other day I stumbled across a photo on FB showing the first lady wearing a ring of a Hong Kong designer featuring Jade!


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