A second report covering the Myitsone dam project on the Irrawaddy River will soon be submitted to the Burmese president for his consideration.
An editorial in the state-run daily Kyemon calls for a permanent suspension of the controversial Chinese-backed Myitsone hydropower dam project.
The suspension of the Myistone dam project has allowed a replenishing of river life on the Irrawaddy. But for long how will that last?
Naypyidaw is liable to pay compensation to the Chinese state-owned electricity giant if the project is permanently cancelled, Myanmar Times reports.
Doi Bu, joint-secretary of the Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State, discusses her party’s plans for the upcoming general election in her home state.
Two local Kachin women, who have been involved in anti-Myitsone dam activities, say they have had their rice rations cut by CPI, the Chinese backers of the Irrawaddy River hydropower…