Friday, March 09, 2012

Despite Myitsone dam halt government to destroy village

8 March 2012
MYITKYINA, Burma — All homes and other buildings in a village next to 
the site of the officially suspended Myitsone dam project have been ordered 
destroyed by Burmese government authorities, according to displaced 
residents from Tang Hpre.

Asean ministers to discuss ‘Asean bank’ network

8 March 2012
(Mizzima) – An “Asean bank” system will be discussed on the sidelines 
of the Asean summit in Cambodia on March 26. The idea is to make it 
easier for member banks to set up subsidiaries and operate throughout 
the region, sources said prior to the summit meeting.

Villagers near Myitsone Dam ordered to relocate

8 March 2012
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Residents in Tanhpre Village near Burma’s 
Miytsone Dam project have been ordered to move to a government-
constructed village within 10 days or face criminal charges, say villagers. 

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