Muslims and Buddhists who lost their homes and livelihoods due to conflict in Burma’s Arakan state, are quickly running out of food, the World Food Programme warns.
Burma’s presidential spokesperson has rebuked parliamentary speaker Shwe Mann for telling a press conference that Thein Sein would not be seeking a second term in office.
The wholly owned Thai pharmaceutical firm, Mega Lifesciences, is planning to expand its operations in Burma by building a new multi-millon baht warehouse in Rangoon.
Activists have blamed the latest clashes in northern Burma on a failure by both the government and Kachin rebels to follow up on their peace agreements.
Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday praised the British military, insisting that she wanted to learn “how a good, professional army operates” in order to take lessons back…