Local farmers in the Tenasserim division coastal town stage a protest on Monday morning demanding a return of farmlands confiscated by the military and associate companies in 1990, allegedly without the landowners’ knowledge in many cases.
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After living with censorship for 60 years, many young people are now forming music groups and are expressing their opinions at the political and economic situation in the country.
This week’s DVB Debate raises the issue of public health care in Burma.
Residents from 23 villages in southern Shan state, who have been relocated to make way for the Upper Paunglaung Dam project, have urged the government to keep its promise in providing them with compensation and basic facilities in their new location.
Lt-Gen Myint Soe of Burma’s Ministry of Defence has played a leading role in difficult and at times fractious negotiations between the government and the Kachin Independence Organisation.