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Myanmar to probe casinos in China-backed developer's 'rogue city'

$15bn planned community accused of flouting government rules

A casino is seen near the Thai border in Myawaddy, Karen State in Myanmar. 

YANGON -- A $15 billion urban development project in Myanmar near the Thai border has been a source of controversy from the very start, underscoring the pitfalls of lax regulatory oversight in Southeast Asia's last frontier market.

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