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Myitsone Dam Controversy

gold-mining-sThere is “no evidence on the ground that the [Myitsone] dam project has indeed been suspended,” the Kachin Development Networking Group ...
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Myitsone-constructtion-2sThe Burmese government should make public the terms and conditions in the agreement with China Power Investment (CPI) Corporation if a suit is filed ...
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Burma Rivers Network (BRN) released a press statement on Friday saying that China Power Investment must cancel not only the Myitsone Dam project, ...
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Myitsone-constructtion-2sDespite President Thein Sein’s decision to halt the Myitsone dam project, National Democratic Force member Bauk Ja said that she would sue China Power Investment Corporation for ...
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Myitsone-Dam-project-art-sPresident Thein Sein sent a letter to both houses of the Burmese Parliament on Friday: “Our government is elected by the people so we must pay attention to the will of ...
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thei-sein-speak-sBurma’s President Thein Sein informed both houses of the Burmese Parliament by letter on Friday that the controversial Myitsone Dam project ...
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dagon-taryar-sThe well-known writer Dagon Taryar, 93, has issued his third “peace appeal” which strongly opposes the Myitsone Dam project to be built ...
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(Interview) – The chairman of the Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA), which conducted a study of the ecological and environmental ...
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U-Oo-Hla-Saw-sThe Rakhine Nationalities Development Party (RNDP), a member of the Friends of Democracy group, says the approval of the Myitsone Dam project by ...
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U-Myint-and-Howa-Dau-Gam-sHowa Duma Zau Gam of Myitkyina is a son of the Kachin leader who initiated and signed the Panglong Agreement in 1947, ...
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Maykha and Malikha rivers

This file photo, taken 21 years ago, shows the confluence of the Maykha and Malikha rivers. Photo: Mizzima

Myitsone Dam project

An artist's conception of the controversial Myitsone Dam project on the Irrawaddy River, which is the subject of increasing protests by environmental groups.