An international legal association is calling for a moratorium on expansion work at Burma’s special economic zones (SEZs), a key component of the country’s development agenda.
Tennasserim villagers launched the ‘Green Desert’ report on Thursday, calling for a Malaysian-backed palm oil project to be immediately suspended.
Villagers from Tenasserim Division have taken their battle against a Thai-owned mine all the way to the Supreme Court.
The UEC has released the fifth round of election results.
The family of a child killed when a tailing pond at a mine site collapsed will be paid compensation by the site operators, local sources said.
The crew of a boat carrying more than 200 migrants that was intercepted by the Burmese navy last week have been remanded in detention.