Friday, September 28, 2012

State MP demands cut from oil-gas pipeline returns

Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:44 S.H.A.N.
Nang Kham Aye, regarded as one of the boldest woman MPs, has called 
for a 5% cut from the proceeds of the ongoing Sino-Burmese oil-gas pipeline
 project under construction for Shan State.


Kachin exiles condemn Suu Kyi's silence on conflict


Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's recent claim that she 

was refraining from commenting on the army's ongoing conflict with 

the Kachin Independence Organization because she does not want to 

inflame the situation, brought a swift rebuke from an international 

coalition of Kachin exiles, who heavily



South Korean, Burmese officials discuss Shwe gas project

Thursday, 27 September 2012 15:02 Mizzima News
Burma and South Korean officials discussed the Shwe Natural Gas Project 
and other issues this week at the 6th Energy and Natural Resources Joint 
Implementation Committee meeting in Naypyitaw on Tuesday, 
official media said on Wednesday.


) An appeal for peace in Rakhine State

Thursday, 27 September 2012 13:52 Tun Khin
 (Commentary) – One thing that kept the military regimes in place in Burma 
for more than 60 years is the ability of the Burmese military to divide and rule. 
They have used divide and rule tactics between Burmans and ethnics, between 
Burmans and Burmans and between ethnics and ethnics. They have also used divide

Clinton Offers Aid, But Insists Burma Cuts Military Ties with Pyongyang

WASHINGTON—During an hour-long meeting with Burmese President Thein Sein, 
the US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, offered humanitarian aid, American 
assistance in resolving Burma’s ethnic issues and with landmines, but insisted 
that Burma should cut off any kind of military relationship with North Korea.


Reprieve for Shan Refugees amid Return Fears

Ethnic Shan refugees living by the mountainous Burmese border in northern 
Thailand have expressed relief that a controversial Norwegian-backed 
repatriation proposal has been shelved.