Tuesday, June 12, 2012
SITTWE, Arakan State—With fearful residents cowering indoors,
security forces patrolling a tense town in western Myanmar
[Burma] collected bodies Monday from the debris of homes
burned down over the weekend in some of the country’s
deadliest sectarian bloodshed in years.
Monday, 11 June 2012 12:40 S.H.A.N.
Workers calling for increased pay and better treatment ended
their strike Friday, 8 June, after agreement was reached with
the Win Myint Mo company, a subsidiary of Asia World,
reported Kawli Media.
Monday, 11 June 2012 14:04 Mizzima News
An exploration contract on Block EP-5 in the Inpin Tegyigon
area of Burma has been signed by the government and a
Singapore’s Istech Energy EP-5 Pte Ltd. A Burmese privately
owned firm, Smart Technical Services Ltd, will also share in the deal.
Burma’s western Arakan state began a period of emergency
rule Monday as authorities struggle to contain explosive
sectarian tensions following deadly clashes between
Muslims and Buddhists in the region.