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|Plans to build a massive new port and special economic zone in Tavoy, or Dawei, in southern Burma will likely come at an enormous cost to local people and the environment, say experts.|
|By SAI ZOM HSENG|
|The Burmese army is forcing prison inmates to act as porters and human minesweepers on the front line in Karen State, according to a Thailand-based human rights group.|
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|China National Petroleum Corporation has drawn up an agreement with Qingdao Port to build and operate a wharf on Burma’s western coastline to transfer oil and gas to Yunnan.|
|By ZARNI MANN|
|The UN’s refugee agency will interview 34 Burmese rebels who have been detained in India for more than 12 years.|
|By YAN PAI|
|The IGE Group of Companies, owned by the sons of Burma’s Minister of Industry 1 Aung Thaung, has obtained the permit to manage the natural gas pipelines.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Thailand’s Cabinet approves a package of social welfare measures that was slammed by critics as populist handouts designed to woo voters ahead of elections that must be called by the end of the year.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Vietnam’s ruling communists open their party congress to pick new leaders and set the country’s direction for the next five years.|
The enactment of a military draft law, making most adult Burmese subject to serve in the armed forces, …
The Shwe Nagar Min Company has sued four Monywa South Ward residents in Sagaing Division …
As every citizen is under a duty to safeguard the independence, sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the Union of Myanmar, …
Rubber plantations in Mon State could increase by 500 percent in 22 years, according to …
US embassy officials in Rangoon said on Tuesday that the US government will donate US$1.5 million …
Two-time Burmese Academy Award winning director and novelist dies at his home in Rangoon after a yearlong battle with lung cancer
Supply of anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to be extended for Burma, where only 12 percent of HIV patients receive proper treatment