A Chinese NGO is set to implement micro-finance programs across Burma in a bid to tackle rural poverty.
The Karen National Union say they will not allow the Hatgyi dam on the Salween River in Karen state to resume until a peace agreement has been made.
The NLD Education Network has launched more than 150 primary schools across Burma aimed at underprivileged children. However, more schools have been founded and the number of children is increasing.
More than one thousand women took to the streets of Rangoon on Sunday to take part in the city’s first ‘walkathon’ organised specifically for women.
Seven Red Shan villagers were said to have been abducted by the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) on 11 March in Bhamo district, according to the Shan Ethnic Affairs Organisation.
Cinema lovers will set their focus on Burma this week as the annual ASEAN film festival begins in Rangoon.