A second report covering the Myitsone dam project on the Irrawaddy River will soon be submitted to the Burmese president for his consideration.
Speaking in Washington, the Burmese leader urged businesses to invest in the Southeast Asian country as a way to advance its democratic transition.
The US is temporarily easing trade restrictions on Burma by allowing all shipments to go through its ports for six months, officials said on Monday.
Half of all Burma’s trade flows through the Asia World terminal, owned by blacklisted Steven Law.
Two local Kachin women, who have been involved in anti-Myitsone dam activities, say they have had their rice rations cut by CPI, the Chinese backers of the Irrawaddy River hydropower…
A bomb blast in northern Shan state’s Kunlong township on Tuesday left three people dead and two others injured. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.