Six activists who participated in a protest in Rangoon last year against the Latpadaung copper mine project were each sentenced to one month in prison with labour on Thursday by Kyimyindaing township court.
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Hundreds of Buddhist monks took to the streets of several towns and cities in Burma on Wednesday, to protest against police violence at the Latpadaung copper mine.
Protesters marched through Rangoon on Monday to urge the government to stop the Latpadaung Copper Mining project – a joint venture between China’s Wangbao and military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic[…]
The construction of a government-backed copper mine in Northern Burma has led to the forced relocation of farmers and families in Sagaing division. Testing their new-found freedom of expression, the Burmese farmers are[…]
Four villages ordered to relocate as China’s Norinco looks to expand Monywa copper project, Burma’s largest mine
Chinese weapons giant sweetened deal over lucrative Burmese copper mine with sales of heavy artillery weeks prior to signing the contract