Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Burma army troops steal from Kachin villagers

 [B]KAMAING, BURMA — [/B]Troops from the Army's Light Infantry Division 
No. 88 stole valuable jewelry from a Kachin woman Sunday evening during military 
operations at her village in western Kachin state, according to the woman's neighbors.


Burma pulling out of N. Korean ties: US

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 14:17 Mizzima News
The US believes Burma is giving up its remaining military ties with North Korea 
but said it will take time, a US envoy for the US-North Korean nuclear 
issue said on Monday.


Foreign investment law expected to pass soon

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 13:41 Myat Kyaw Thu
Naypyitaw (Mizzima) – Burma’s Foreign Investment Law is likely to pass soon, 
members of the Joint Bill Committee told Mizzima on Monday.


Drugs main topic for the next Naypyitaw-Shan meeting

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 12:34 S.H.A.N.

A pilot crop substitution project will be at the top of the agenda in the upcoming Union 
level meeting between the government and the Restoration Council of 
Shan State / Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA), according to RCSS/SSA leader 
Lt-Gen Yawdserk.


Germany to help build new Rangoon airport

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 13:32 Mizzima News
Germany will provide technical and financial assistance to Burma’s new 
international airport project at Hantharwaddy in Bago region,  
Weekly Eleven News said on Monday.


KIO-government proposed talks break down

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 13:19 Mizzima News
Efforts to renew peacemaking talks between the Kachin Independence Organization 
(KIO) and the Burmese government have collapsed over a dispute involving 
who the KIO would negotiate with.