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Floods in southern Burma's Karen and Mon states have worsened in recent days and are now affecting more than 37,000 people, while at least one person was killed, officials said on Thursday...Aung Kyaw, assistant director of the relief department at
He will arrive in Myanmar March 29 before traveling on to Nepal. The former president will meet with President Thein Sein, government officials, Daw Aung Suu Kyi, political leaders and civil society representatives during his visit.
A humanitarian organisation that delivers aid to displaced communities in rural Burma reports that despite peace-talks between the Karen National Union and the Burma government armed clashes, forced labour and other abuses are still ongoing in Karen
16 editor It took place on January 11, the 19-member peace-talk delegation of Karen National Union left the border town of Myawaddy intended for first official ceasefire talks in Pa-an Town, capital of Karen State, with Burmese government
Myanmar For a bold sort of European or American investor, Myanmar's allure is almost overpowering. Long reclusive and tyrannical, now a broken nation on the mend, the country once titled Burma is Asia's hottest frontier economy. But here in the
Tuesday 28th August, 2012 Burma has removed more than 2,000 people from an immigration blacklist, state media announced Tuesday, clearing the way for some prominent dissidents who fled the former military regime to return ... Bromsgrove's Burma
The Karen National Union (KNU) will hold a third round of official peace talks with the Burmese government in Pa-an, the capital of Karen State, on Aug. 27 which will focus on a code of conduct for the ceasefire currently in place. Rebel leaders
Since World War II's end, anti-colonial revolutions, communist takeovers and other conflicts have come and gone in Southeast Asia. But one has outlasted them all: war between Myanmar's army and the jungle-dwelling Karen ethnic group. Sixty-three
Myanmar's government started talks on Friday towards a political agreement with one of the world's oldest rebel armies, marking one of the biggest steps taken by the country's civilian rulers after decades of conflict with ethnic minority insurgents.
Myanmar's opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday that her country was "on the verge of a breakthrough to democracy" as she prepares to seek a seat in parliament following reforms. The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who spent most of the past two