“Local villagers are simply too afraid to stay in homes close to the fighting, because they can hear and feel the constant blasts of heavy artillery fire.”
China says it will continue to talk to Burma about the controversial, stalled Myitsone dam project, after Burma’s new energy minister cast doubt over the scheme.
The Ngaw Chan Kha is a tributary of the Mali Kha, one of two rivers that form the source of the Irrawaddy, Burma’s most important waterway
Burma is currently implementing a 15-year World Bank plan to bring electricity to more than seven million households by 2030.
China has shifted its position in a lengthy dispute with Burma over the building of the $3.6 billion dam, signalling its willingness to abandon the project in exchange for other…
A local NLD MP told DVB that her main agenda is to discuss issues relevant to negotiating a peace deal with the various ethnic groups.