The start of dialogue among signatories of the peace accord ran into problems as some political parties voiced anger over being excluded from the process.
Are ethnic voices being heard?
Par Gyi’s widow, Ma Thandar spoke to the press at the ’88 Generation offices on Wednesday.
Three hundred people gathered in central Rangoon on Sunday to denounce the extrajudicial killing of Par Gyi.
On this episode of DVB Debate, a panel of ethnic leaders and political analysts discuss the future of federalism in Burma.
Karen activists have again confronted JICA, saying they are being shut out of discussion as a string of development projects are planned.
The government of Mon State has requested that energy giants Toyo-Thai produce a long overdue feasibility study for a new coal burning power plant.
Efforts are underway on the Rangoon River by a local team to find and recover the Great Bell of Dhammazedi, which sank 400 years ago.
A village in Rangoon Division’s Hlegu Township has been inundated by floods for the past two weeks, with no sign of water levels abating due to a block in the drainage system.
With the start of the national census less than a week away, Mon leaders are pushing for their true ethnic identities to be written on ID cards.
Mon gather in their hundreds after government drops a decade-long ban on public shows of ethnic nationalism
Sixty-three women among the Burmese migrants arrested on Monday by police after entering Thailand on foot from Karen state
Sept 16, 2009 (DVB), A new political party is being formed in Burma comprising members of a prominent ceasefire group and a party that won seats in the 1990 elections.[…]