Monday, September 26, 2022


Air pollution from Hsipaw coalmine affecting health

Residents in the northern Shan State township of Hsipaw have been struck by respiratory...

Coalmine has no impact, says natural resources minister

Burma’s Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation Ohn Win told parliament on Wednesday...

Coalmine companies refuse to withdraw from Mong Kung

The Pyae Aung Hein and Hein Mitter companies are continuing their coal-mining operations in...
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RCSS/SSA listens to villagers’ opposition to Mong Kung coal mines

Representatives of the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) sat for a...

Hsipaw residents demand their land back

Some 30 local residents of Hsipaw Township in northern Shan State marched through the...

Residents demand halt to gold mining in Mong Phyak

Local residents in eastern Shan State’s Mong Phyak Township have called for a gold-mining...

Coal-mining companies agree to close down in Mong Kung

The Pyae Aung Hein and Hein Mitter coal-mining companies have both agreed to halt...

4,000 protest coal mine in Mong Kung

Some 4,000 people including politicians, civil servants, youths and Buddhist monks gathered together this...
1.About 300 people gather at Kunhing Township

Burmese environmentalists urge govt to halt dams on Irrawaddy, Salween rivers

A number of Burmese environmental organizations, including Burma Rivers Network, Save the Salween Network...
1500 civilians stage protest against Upper Yeywa Dam construction on November 27 2016

Environmental groups voice opposition to IFC dam workshops

Leading Burmese environmental groups, including Burma Rivers Network (BRN) and Save the Salween Network...