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Joern Kristensen, the director of the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development, speaks to DVB about Burma’s options for meeting its energy needs.
“There are still political prisoners behind bars despite the election of a civilian government,” said Ashin Sandar Thiri, a spokesman for the monks.
The demonstrators chanted slogans, mostly focused on the creation of a Tai Leng state and a federal union in Burma.
Ministry of Information reports that government forces clashed 13 times with renegade Democratic Karen Buddhist Army troops between 11 and 15 September.
Opposition to Chinese-invested hydropower schemes in Burma is being orchestrated by “extreme” groups, according to an influential Chinese newspaper.