Ngwe Pyaw, which means ‘wealthy village’ in Burmese, was founded by the government in May 2014 as a pilot resettlement site. But it is wealthy in name only.
Around 4,500 people who are living on land that has been earmarked to be used by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone meet with operators and investors of the project.
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…
A group of residents living in Rangoon’s Thilawa have travelled to Tokyo to lodge a formal complaint to Japan International Corporation Agency.
Many displaced residents of the Meikhtila violence last March feel as though they have been forgotten.
The Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot will soon be forced to relocate when its land lease expires.