Dec 20, 2007 (DVB), A gold mining village in Mandalay division’s Thar Si township was raided last week by government troops who seized valuable items and cash, according to locals.[…]
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Miners at Tagon Gold Mine-1 in Mandalay division are calling on the government to adopt a Mining Law, to ensure safety standards and the protection of miners’ rights.
In a country known as the Golden Land, gold miners are dying of a disease endemic to their work.
Oct 27, 2009 (DVB), Around 700 troops from a pro-junta Karen militia have entered territory controlled by the opposition Karen National Union in eastern Burma, allegedly to mine for gold.[…]
Kachin groups have slammed a recent joint Burmese-American expedition to Gamlang Razi, southeast Asia’s tallest mountain
The Irrawaddy Dolphins are being threatened with extinction by the practice of “electrofishing”, which provides high yields for individual fishers at the expense of the natural environment.