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  • Land-grams to be issued by State Council Office in Myitkyina

    (News Brief) To thwart residents from buying and selling land at will, authorities in Myitkyina town of Kachin state in Northern Burma have transferred the issuance of land-grams from the District Council office to the State Council Office....
  • Restriction brings down issuance of online arrival visas

    The Burmese military regime is allowing application for online arrival visas to attract more foreign tourists to the country but due to the restrictions of this system, only about 25 per cent of the total applicants were granted the visa during the past e...
  • High Court accepts request to reinstate witnesses

    Burma’s High Court on Wednesday admitted the request of Aung San Suu Kyi’s legal counsels to reinstate defence witnesses, who were earlier disqualified by a lower court in Insein prison. ...
  • Cooperative society owned schooner looted

    A schooner carrying food supplies for government employees’ ‘fair price shops’ in Arakan State capsized after robbers looted the goods and scuttled it. The Arakan State Co-operative...  ...
  • UN rights experts urge ‘open and fair’ trial for Suu Kyi

    An “open and fair” trial for Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her two aides has been demanded of the Burmese military junta by five United Nations Independent Human Rights,...  ...
  • Karen oppose Hatgyi dam and resettlement plans. (English Version)

    (Video) Karen oppose Hatgyi dam and resettlement plans. (English Version)......
  • Daewoo signs MoU to sell gas to China

    The Daewoo International led consortium on Monday agreed to sell gas from the A-1 and A-3 blocks of its offshore gas production in western Burma to the China National Petroleum... ...
  • Cholera outbreak in central Burma

       Chiang Mai(Mizzima News)- At least 30 people have been hospitalised following an outbreak of cholera  in Thaungdwingyi town in central Burma, hospital authorities said.According to officials in Thaungdwingyi hospital, the cholera outbreak, started ...
  • India, Burma step up measures to check swine flu near border

    Precautionary measures against the Swine Flu virus has been stepped up by authorities in India and Burma along their international boundary, following the positive cases of the disease,...   ...
  • Dream of Burmese Generals

    Despite the UN Security Council’s threat of imposing sanctions, the Communist dictatorship of North Korea is defiant and is going ahead with its plan of .... ...
  • Junta flays EU’s accusation

    Burmese Foreign Ministry in a statement on Sunday rejected to European Union’s statement of concern over the influx of refugees from Burma to Thailand due to fresh military,...  ...
  • Junta seeks regional support: Win Tin

    Veteran journalist Win Tin said on Monday Burma’s military rulers are going the whole hog to garner diplomatic support from regional countries in the face of growing international condemnation over the trial of Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi....
  • Taiwan, Burma sign trade pact

    The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has signed a trade agreement with the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce (UMFCCI) as part of its effort to forge closer economic ties with Southeast Asian countries....
  • Thai Army Chief denies presence of KNU soldiers among refugees

    Thailand’s Army Chief has insisted that no armed group has entered Thai territory, after the recent clashes between the armed wing of the Karen National Union and,... ...
  • Over 100 former political prisoners call for Suu Kyi’s release

    More than 100 former political prisoners world wide, have put their signatures on a statement calling for the release of Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and,......
  • Thailand promises equal education to all children

    Chaiwut Bannawat, Thailand’s Deputy Education Minister on Friday said the government will introduce a new policy of providing equal educational opportunities to all children,......
  • Appeal cases of Zargana and Zaw Thet Htwe admitted

    The appeal cases of famous comedian and film director Zargan a.k.a. Thura and Sports Journal editor Zaw Thet Htwe has been admitted by the High Court. Zargana and Zaw Thet Htwe are serving 35 and 11 years in prison respectively. ...
  • Court adjourns Suu Kyi’s trial till June 26

    The special court in the notorious Insein prison on Friday fixed June 26 for the hearing of a defence witness in the on-going trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.  ...
  • Rangoon still lacks proper electricity

    Despite of promised by authorities to provide round-the-clock electricity supply in Rangoon, an official from Ministry of Electrical Power in Naypyitaw said,... ...
  • Tunnelling to nowhere out of fear

    (Commentary) Aung San Suu Kyi has said “Fear is a habit” in Burma. And the fear the junta has incited among its own population has in turn come to increasingly......

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