About one-fifth of Burma’s political parties have raised their collective voice in opposition to matters both foreign and domestic, chiding UK lawmakers for what they deem undue criticism of the crisis in Rakhine State and panning proposed amendments to legislation on protesting that has been scrutinised for years.
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A US$2.3 billion coal-fired power plant is set to be built in Mon State under a new deal between the Toyo-Thai Corporation and Burma’s Ministry of Electric Power. The 1,280-megawatt[…]
Thailand’s Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Pcl has signed an agreement to co-invest in a US$5.2 billion coal power plant in Burma. Three other companies that will also invest in the project[…]
A 300 megawatt coal power plant is soon to be built in Thaung Khng village, 40 km south of Rangoon, local media reported on Sunday. Eleven Media cited project officials[…]
Residents of Thailand’s Ranong, opposite from Kawthaung town where plant is being built, also fear increasing levels of pollution
Environmental groups demand impact assessments be carried out as bare minimum for existing and future energy projects in Burma
Report warns that Burma’s largest coal mine in Shan state is causing health problems and displacement of nearby communities
Sept 17, 2009 (DVB), A coalition of political parties that won votes in the 1990 elections in Burma has struggled to provide a viable opposition threat due to government oppression,[…]
Mar 24, 2009 (DVB), Burmese political coalition group the Forum for Democracy in Burma has stated that it opposes the planned 2010 elections and will educate Burmese people about the[…]