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NATION-BUILDING DEBACLE: Failure of Burmanization through institutionalized assimilation

When the three Karen activists Naw Ohn Hla, Saw Elbert Cho and Sa Thein Zaw Min were released, due to the fact that they...

CHILD SOLDIERS: Will government ratification of UN treaty end child soldiering?

As the civil war raged on in northern Shan and Rakhine or Arakan States, with no end in sight and ongoing bilateral ceasefire between...

Mega project impacts on life of local people (news feature)

There are full of gun-smoke on other side of Hsipaw town, where is the root of famous "Twilight Over Burma" movie.  People have automatically felt...

Investigation: Shan State’s Pangolins Threatened With Extinction

Shan children in rural communities have long been seen wearing flat, shell-like pendants on their necks, a hole cut into its surface and hung...

BILATERAL CEASEFIRE TALKS: Aftermath of the second Kengtung meeting

On September 17, the Northern Alliance – Burma (NA-B) and the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC), which included the military or Tatmadaw representatives,...

KARENNI LAND CONFISCATION: Government’s land reform amendment and its negative consequences

On August 20,  a 45-page “Federal land administration still a long way in the country's land reform sector report” was released by Kayah...

KAREN MARTYRS’ DAY: Monopoly concept of the term “martyr” by NLD-led government?

Amid official warning from the authorities not to use the term “martyr” in Ayeyarwady and Yangon, on the occasion of honouring the Karen fallen leader Saw...

Ex-president pioneer of free press in Burma

 From 1962 up to 2011, Burma or Myanmar was a pariah state in every sense of the word. But this perception has drastically changed...

Malaysian PM speaks for the oppressed Rohingya

Recently on July 26, in an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency in the capital Ankara during his tightly packed four-day official visit to Turkey...

THE SHOWDOWN BEGINS: Constitutional amendment debacles

Following the July 15, 45-member constitutional reform committee submission to the Union Parliament, in a report which includes over 3,700 recommendations covering 457 provisions...

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