This the highest recorded rate of prevalence for this group in the Southeast Asia region, even higher than Bangkok, Thailand Although Myanmar has a relatively visible LGBT community, existing laws which criminalise same sex behaviour in Myanmar keep many people hidden from the reach of healthcare service providers. However, there is some optimism that targets for reducing transmission and increasing treatment can be achieved with increased national and international funding and support. The persecution of Burmese Indians , Burmese Chinese and other ethnic groups after the military coup headed by General Ne Win in led to the expulsion or emigration of , people. Fink, Christina
The mountain chains divide Myanmar's three river systems, which are the Irrawaddy , Salween Thanlwin , and the Sittaung rivers. Politics Local D.