Thailand’s authorities have banned Burmese refugees living on the Thai-Burmese border from leaving their camps, while they conduct a census to determine the exact number of refugees living in the country.
Bullet Points: bringing you the news for Tuesday 8 July.
Over one hundred children who work in teashops in Rangoon are benefiting from a summer internship with volunteers from Hong Kong.
To mark the 52nd anniversary of the 7 July Students’ Massacre, the All Burma Federation of Students Unions organised a march of around 100 people through Rangoon University campus.
In the first of a two-part special on war crimes, DVB Debate discusses the military’s use of child soldiers.
Deposed Religious Affairs Minister Hsan Hsint appeared in court on Thursday to face a hearing for his forthcoming trial following charges for misappropriation of state funds.
Bullet Points: bringing you the news for Thursday 3 July.
The All Burma Monks’ Union say Buddhist monks at the scene of riots in Mandalay on Tuesday night had helped diffuse the situation, not enflame it.
Around 4,500 people who are living on land that has been earmarked to be used by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone meet with operators and investors of the project.
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The government has returned 5,000 acres of land to residents in Mandalay’s Tada-U, after confiscating it in 1993 to make way for construction of an airport.
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Panellists on DVB discuss corruption in the drug industry and ask how known drug lords have been able to operate without arrest.
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Local residents in Karenni State are demanding that the government begin clearing the landscape of landmines placed around Lawpita electricity towers.
DVB speaks to IDPs in Man Wain Gyi camp, where because on ongoing fighting, they have all but given up hope of going home any time soon.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether it is too late to save Burma’s rich cultural heritage, which has suffered decades of neglect.
A programme to register stateless Muslim IDPs to determine whether they are eligible for citizenship is continuing at Myebon camp in Arakan State.