Saturday, July 28, 2012

Kachin women's group worries about the future for women and children

The Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) is very concerned for women 
and children suffering from the ongoing conflict in Kachin state.


Interview: Chief Minister must be elected

Friday, 27 July 2012 11:03 S.H.A.N.
On 23 July, Tai Freedom, official media of the Restoration Council of Shan State / 
Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA), interviewed Lt-Gen Yawdserk, the movement’s leader. 
The following are the excerpts:


Mongla in flood

Friday, 27 July 2012 11:19 S.H.A.N.
Incessant rain during the past few days have resulted in the flooding of Mongla, 
opposite China’s Dai Autonomous Prefecture, since yesterday afternoon, 
according to reports from the Sino-Burmese border.

Suu Kyi speaks to international HIV/AIDS conference

Friday, 27 July 2012 14:13 Mizzima News
Aung San Suu Kyi, speaking via video to the International HIV/AIDS Conference 
in Washington D.C. on Thursday, said the stigma against HIV/AIDS patients found 
in many countries must end.


Burma-Thailand planning to change migrant worker process

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:31 Mizzima News
Burma and Thailand are planning a major overhaul in how migrant workers 
can enter and work in Thailand, the Minister of Labour said on Friday.



Burma Eyes Proportional Representation

As a group proposes electoral reform in Burma and a report says more 
representation for ethnic minorities could make the country more stable.