Burma News International

NO TO DAM BUILDING: Loud call to leave rivers in peace

On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries’ indigenous, together with  thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them,  with hundreds more joined in via social media and digital outreach. “We cannot ...

Shan Herald Agency for News

Regional government hopes to open Kanyin Chaung economic zone end of this year

The Arakan State government hopes to open the Kanyin Chaung economic zone, developed in Maungdaw Township, by the end of 2019, Arakan State Municipal Affairs minister said. The regional government has built the economic zone on land over 200 acres wide in collaboration with KED Company, ...

Dawei Road could endanger forests and wildlife - Report

Myanmar’s lush rainforests and at least nine globally-threatened species are facing significant risks if the Dawei-Htee Khee road project (“Dawei Road”) continues without a comprehensive biodiversity protection plan, conservation experts warned. In the report entitled ‘Nature in Peril: The risk to forests and wildlife from the ...

Actions will be taken against migrant workers who fail to register before the end of March

The Thai Ministry of Labour announced that actions will be taken against migrant workers from neighboring countries if they fail to register by March 30. The Thai Ministry of Labour told Channel 3 on March 20 that it has been providing services to register and ...

Burma News Reporter

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