Saturday, June 16, 2012
The Karen People’s Forum has demanded the Burma government
and the Karen National Union suspend all mega development
projects in Karen State during the current peace negotiation process.
Residents in Burma’s Tenasserim Division claim government
authorities have begun registering thousands of illegally
imported motorbikes from Thailand.
The Italian-Thai Development Company has made a second
compensation payment to Karen villagers affected by
the Dawei-Kanchanaburi road construction in eastern Tavoy Town.
BERN, Switzerland—A rock star welcome greeted Aung San Suu Kyi
as she embarked on her first trip to Europe in 24 years. But after
a whirlwind of standing ovations, speeches and receptions,
it all became too much, and she fell ill on Thursday during
a news conference in Switzerland.
Friday, 15 June 2012 10:14 Mizzima News
Burma’s minister for border affairs, accompanied by the top U.N. Burma
envoy and Islam leaders, visited Maungtaw in Rakhine State on Thursday,
where they met people whose homes were destroyed in the recent sectarian unrest.