Protest March in Support of ANP in Taunggup

May 3, 2016 by Narinjara

Over 500 people held a protest march in support of the Arakan National Party (ANP) in Taunggup, Arakan State on 26 April, said one of the protest leaders.

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Shan Rights Group Urges Government Action in Sexual Assault Case

May 3, 2016 by S.H.A.N

The Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) issued a statement last week calling on Burmese government authorities to take steps to ensure that due process is followed in a sexual assault case involving a teenage Shan women.

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Most Complaints to Mon State Parliament Involve Land Disputes and Projects

May 3, 2016 by MNA

Most of the complaint letters received by the Mon State Hluttaw (parliament) in its second term concern land disputes and projects said the General Issues (Complaints Appeals Submissions and Observations) Committee chairman U Aung Kyaw Thu.

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General News

Protest March in Support of ANP in Taunggup

Over 500 people held a protest march in support of the Arakan National Party (ANP)...

May 3, 2016 by Narinjara

Shan Rights Group Urges Government Action in Sexual Assault Case

The Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) issued a statement last week calling on Burmese government...

May 3, 2016 by S.H.A.N

Most Complaints to Mon State Parliament Involve Land Disputes and Projects

Most of the complaint letters received by the Mon State Hluttaw (parliament) in its second...

May 3, 2016 by IMNA

Burma Army and KIA Clash near Mohnyin Jade Mine

The Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA)’s Regiment 8 fought for nearly an...

May 2, 2016 by KNG

Northern Shan State's Namtu Dams Project Marred by Controversy

A series of four dams, three of which will be in conflict zones, planned for...

May 2, 2016 by S.H.A.N

Burma Army Mobilization in Kokang Blocks Refugee Returns Says Report

A new report released recently by the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF) alleges that an...

May 2, 2016 by S.H.A.N

Feature

Former Prince of Hsipaw Honored in Colorado

Last Thursday the Colorado School of Mines posthumously conferred on Sao Kya Seng, the last...

Opinion

Asian Development Bank looks at Myanmar’s fiscal 2016-17 economy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched its Asian Outlook 2016 report last week, which called...