Saturday, December 08, 2012


2012 Dec 7 FTUB press release-Eng

2012 Dec 7 FTUB Press Release-Eng

UN demands access to displaced in conflict zones

7 Dec 2012

The UN’s humanitarian chief has called on Burma to stop blocking aid to thousands 
of people displaced by conflict with northern ethnic rebels, raising concerns 
over welfare as winter draws in.

State mouthpiece preemptively blasts Al Jazeera documentary

7 Dec 2012

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs sought to discredit an Al Jazeera documentary 
that will air this weekend in a report published in both editions of the  
New Light of Myanmar today.

Dire condition of Rohingya camps, need to improve: Valerie Amos

7 Dec 2012

Valerie Amos, the co-coordinator for United Nations Under-Secretary-General 
for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief, told the UN News Centre 
that conditions for thousands of displaced Rohingya IDPs camps in western 
Burma are “dire” and called on the government to do something about it. 
Amos released a statement after visiting camps in Arakan State on Dec.5.

7 year old girl raped and killed at Shwe Gas Project in Kyaukpru

7 Dec 2012

A 7-year old local girl was killed after being rape by a worker from a construction 
site at the Shwe Gas Project on Madae Island in Kyaukpru in Arakan State on Sunday.

Government troops use military helicopters against the KIA

7 Dec 2012                                                                                       

Government troops launched an attack on the KIA (Kachin Independence Army) 
with military helicopters. The attack was carried out in Pannwar Township 
in the eastern region of Kachin State, according to KIA spokesperson U Lah Nan. 

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Burmese cement is a solid investment, say Thai engineers

7 Dec 2012

Just as cement businesses solidified in Thailand over the course of two decades,
 the same industry is expected to gel in Myanmar.
LV Technology Plc (LVT), the MAI-listed engineering consultancy and equipment
 provider to the cement market, said there are 14 cement plants in Myanmar with 
a combined capacity of 3.5 million tonnes per year. Demand is 6 million tonnes.