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Chinese gold mining proposal in northern Kachin state rejected

In the midst of  Myitsone dam related controversy, with the National League for Democracy  ...
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Kyaukme Locals Worried About Health Impacts of Coal Mining

The air and water quality has been affected over the last 10 years, villagers...

Myitsone dam, the Chinese ambassador and the Kachin people

Following the Chinese ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang's Myitkyina visit that took place from...

Coal Mining Company’s License Renewed

Coal extraction company gets the green light to operate in Shan State next year...

Dam-building in Shan State: Militarization and subjugation the main purpose?

On December 5,  Shan communities and local Members of Parliaments held a press conference ...
More than 700 civilians and monks from 27 village tracts demonstrated

‘We Are Not Stupid or Blind’: Locals Oppose Coal Mining in Laikha

Hundreds of people demonstrate against a proposed coal extraction project set to destroy more...
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Tatmadaw Destroys Local Farms Following Attack by Unknown Assailants in Hsipaw

Officers told locals ‘life was more important than corn’ after destroying their crops a...

Deputy Minister: Upper Yeywa Dam Construction Will Continue, Despite Public Objection

The Union Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy said ‘the people don’t need to...

Shan State Locals, MPs Call For Halt to Hydropower Projects on Namtu River

The demands are in opposition to the Upper Yeywa Dam, which expected to drown...
Inle Lake

Conservation of Inle Lake running out of time?

When the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in June 2015 designated...

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