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Deputy Minister for Construction Soe Tint weighed in on the land confiscation issue in parliament on Tuesday, saying, “Farmland loss is due to establishing new satellite towns in public interests,”[…]
In an effort to improve relations between the police and the public, the EU will provide further training in crowd control and human rights to the Myanmar [Burma] Police Force and help roll out community policing courses.
On this week’s DVB Debate panellists discuss whether Burma is ready to take the ASEAN chairmanship, and if the country will benefit from being part of the ASEAN community.
Almost 90 million kyat (over US$90,000) will be provided to the victims of a 1997 land confiscation issue in Hlaing Tharyar, Rangoon Division. The settlement came after farmers ended a[…]
Local farmers from Pegu Division started brawling with police after a court hearing led to five persons being charged with defamation of the state for invoking a curse on the govt by burning a coffin in a spirit-ritual.
DVB Debate’s panel discusses land rights issues and why so many victims of land confiscation have still not been compensated.
A protest camp of over 100 residents of the Rangoon suburb of Michaungkan has been forcibly dispersed from their sit-in location at Maha Bandula Park in the former capital.