Burma has a new civilian government, but the military remains a powerful player in the country’s politics. Our panelists discuss how and when this can be expected to change.
The eight principles are: sovereignty; equality; self-determination; establishment of a genuine federal union; protection of ethnic rights, democratic rights and basic human rights; gender equality; a multi-party democratic system; and…
Two Muslim youths say they weren’t permitted to take part in an ethnic youth conference in Panlong, Shan State, because they didn’t represent any of Burma’s ethnic groups.
Four persons have died and more than 600 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever reported so far this year in Rangoon Division.
Villagers in Sagaing Division are finding it more difficult to find safe drinking water amid flooding along the Chindwin River.
India is looking to import pulses from Burma and African nations to counter a domestic shortfall of 7.6 million tonnes.