A recent report indicating that Canadian and Burmese officials are discussing future military cooperation has raised alarm bells.
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The decision to scrap the Myitsone dam may be more to do with astute politics than bowing to popular demands, and demonstrates a sea-change from past subservience to China
Legal consequences may result from cancellation of Myitsone Dam owing to the agreements already made by Burmese government
Old vehicles to be swapped for a permit to import new ones, but analysts claim move may be an attempt to cool rising Burmese currency
Majority of increase targeted at companies with a stake in the Shwe pipeline, as campaigners criticise lack of ethical consideration
Burmese junta and several crony companies played a key role in a money-laundering scam involving cut-price Maldivian oil
Three dams in the pipeline as Burmese tycoons and Chinese companies look set to dominate the lucrative hydropower sector
Accounts from torture victims, US-trained intelligence officers and a bugged anti-drugs officer illuminate the dark and secretive role of the Agency in Burma
Work begins on 800km pipeline to carry Burmese gas to southwestern China hours after the two allies sign a raft of bilateral trade agreements
One spectre threatens to over shadow the junta’s experiment with ‘democracy’ and in turn the country; a spectre that threatens to dominate the nation and define power within for years to come.
Feb 26, 2008 (DVB), Three more individuals and a number of companies linked to them and Burmese tycoon Tay Za have been designated by the US Treasury Department for their[…]