The controversial China-backed Shwe Gas project sets a bad example for future investments in Burma’s extractive industries and should be suspended pending genuine regulatory reforms, a new report said on Monday.
Representatives of ethnic minorities including the Shan, Karen, Chin, Mon and Karenni will hold a trust-building conference in September to discus aspects of democracy, federalism and changes to the 2008 constitution.
Karenni rebels and government peace negotiators have agreed to begin resettling some of the thousands of people displaced by years of ethnic conflict in eastern Burma, at a landmark meeting on Wednesday
After two years of war and displacement in northern Burma’s Kachin state, more people are being trafficked along the Sino-Burmese border
An alliance comprised of seven ethnic minority affiliated political parties called on Burma’s major parties to refrain from running in ethnic areas during the 2015 general elections
The government’s ongoing war against the Kachin continues to demonstrate that the country’s leaders are more interested in empire building than nation building