Thursday, September 13, 2012

To home, defense, ceasefire groups are still “unlawful organizations”

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 16:12 S.H.A.N.

Asked why some of the civilians who have been working with the Shan State Army 

(SSA) “North” are being charged under Section 17-1, for associating with 

unlawful organizations, a friendly defense ministry official replied that to the home 

ministry and defense ministry, armed movements that have signed truce



British Parliament discusses ongoing abuses in Burma

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 14:54 Mizzima News
British MPs debated the issue of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma on Tuesday, 
including speeches from the opposition and the government minister responsible for Burma.



Karen group issues position paper

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 14:46 Mizzima News
The Karen Community Based Organizations group has outlined a number of preconditions, 
which it says should be in place prior to any repatriation of Karen refugees.


Gold miners to get new town

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 15:05 Nay Lin Aung
Yamethin (Mizzima) – The National Prosperity Public Company Limited (NPPCL) 
is establishing a new town, Minemyonge, for employees of the Moehti Moemi 
gold mine located in Yamethin Township, Mandalay Region.


Coke on sale in Burmese shops

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 13:38 Mizzima News
A symbol of the West hit the shelves of Rangoon this week, making its appearance 
for the first time in 60 years, said company officials.


China understands Burma’s reform process

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 13:03 Mizzima News
Prior to the arrival of China's top legislator Wu Bangguoin to Burma on Wednesday, 
China’s ambassador to Burma has given an interview to the state-run Xinhua news agency.