Refugee advocacy networks say it will be a lost opportunity for Suu Kyi, who could have met with refugees and camp leaders to discuss their return to Burma.
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An environmental NGO has called on the Chinese, Thai and Burmese governments to halt and review all dam projects on the Salween River, citing rights and environmental concerns. In an[…]
A village in Rangoon Division’s Hlegu Township has been inundated by floods for the past two weeks, with no sign of water levels abating due to a block in the drainage system.
Burma’s Ministry of Electric Power has approved the 1,400-megawatt Kunlong hydropower project on the Salween River in northern Shan State, industry news site Hydroworld reported. The project is being developed[…]
Two men claiming to be members of the Karen National Union were arrested on Monday in Hpa-an, Karen State. According to police, drugs and guns were seized from their car in a[…]
The Karen National Union say they will not allow the Hatgyi dam on the Salween River in Karen state to resume until a peace agreement has been made.
A long festering war between the central government and the ethnic states has torn and divided Burma for over 60 years. Can the current peace process, launched by President Thein Sein in 2011, bring about a lasting peace?