Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Woman stages solo protest in Sittwe against violent crackdown of demonstration in Let Pan Daung

3 Dec 2012

A woman in Arakan State’s Capital Sittwe has staged a solo protest denouncing 
the authorities’ violent crackdown on Buddhist monks and local villagers who 
demonstrated peacefully calling to stop the copper mining project 
at Let Pan Daung Mountain in Sagaing Division.

MAI restarts Yangon-Phnom Penh flight

3 Dec 2012

PHNOM PENH - Myanmar Airways International (MAI) has resumed flights 
between Yangon and Cambodia’s capital following a four-month suspension 
of the service due to low demand.

Minister Without Borders visit Mongla

3 Dec 2012                                                        

U Aung Min, President’s Office Minister and Vice Chairman # 2 of the Union 
Peacemaking Work Committee (UPWC) arrived in two helicopters in Mongla at noon today.

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The first Karen magazine, ‘Thu Ri Ya’ Magazine will be from a political party…

4 Dec 2012                                                                                

An ethnic political party will publish the first nationally distributed Karen magazine 
since the government launched its media reform agenda.

Controversial Pyu Monograph Reading Ceremony concluded

4 Dec 2012                                                               

The “Monograph Reading Ceremony of Pyu Tribe and Pyu Kingdom” that began 
on November 30 came to a close at the Myanmar Bank Association building 
in Rangoon on December 1.

Burma and Bangladesh border security forces meet

4 Dec 2012

Nasaka (Burma’s border security force) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 
met in Maungdaw to discuss border concerns on Dec.2, according 
to a local businessman who didn’t want his name used.