President Obama pledged to support Burma’s nascent reform period but called on the country’s citizens to push for national reconciliation after decades of civil war and military rule.
Thein Sein calls for development of ethnic border regions to promote the “Union spirit” as people do not realise the government’s “good will and aims”, as new committee is formed.
Apr 30, 2009 (DVB), Burma's principal armed opposition group has lost sections of a strategically important outpost near the Thai border after nearly a month of fighting between the group[…]
Apr 22, 2009 (DVB), Civilians living in close proximity to the ongoing battle between Karen rebels and government troops are running low on food, says a senior official in the[…]
Apr 11, 2009 (DVB), A senior member of Burma's principal armed opposition group has said they will refuse to lay down arms despite agreeing to talks with the government aimed[…]
Apr 10, 2009 (DVB), Leaders of Burma's principal armed opposition group met with the Thai foreign minister on Monday to discuss human rights abuses and the possibility of reconciliation with[…]
Mar 24, 2009 (DVB), The Karen National Union has criticised plans for Thai-brokered reconciliation talks with the Burmese government, claiming that the process is only a means to move closer[…]
Jan 2, 2009 (DVB), The National League for Democracy has called for national reconciliation and the immediate release of all political prisoners in a New Year statement backed by MPs-elect[…]
Mar 4, 2008 (DVB), United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari will travel to Burma tomorrow for his third visit since the military regime's brutal crackdown on public demonstrations in September[…]
Feb 12, 2008 (DVB), The international community has given a mixed reception to the Burmese regime's announcement that a constitutional referendum will be held this year, followed by a general[…]