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State Media in Burma Silent on Thai Unrest

Burmese must turn to foreign media and the Internet to get the latest news about the ongoing political crisis in neighboring Thailand.

Junta Top Brass to Meet in Naypyidaw

Leading members of the Burmese military junta are scheduled to meet next week in Naypyidaw where they are expected to discuss pre- and post-election strategies.

Businesses May Close Because of Power Cuts

Small business owners in Burma are complaining they may have to shut down because of the decision by the state power authority to halt supplies to industrial users.

EU Denounces Burma's Election

The European parliament declares that Burma's election law is undemocratic and should be repealed

USDA to Receive State-owned Fuel Stations

The regime-backed Union Solidarity and Development Association will receive state-run fuel stations from the Burmese government, according to the Ministry of Energy.
Thai Soldier Killed on Thai-Burma Border
A Thai soldier is shot dead by Burmese government soldiers in Mae Sam Leap village north of Mae Sariang in Mae Hong Son Province.
Export ban hits onion farmers as prices dive
Onion farmers are incurring huge losses after an export ban was imposed to cope ...
Counsel summoned over Suu Kyi home repairs
Burma’s High Court has summoned lawyers for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...
Severe water shortages reported across Burma
(Research) High temperatures and low rainfall have caused severe water shortages ...Laila to rain on Burma’s northwest coast
Cyclone Laila, which originated in the southern Bay of Bengal, will cross the Burmese ...
Soe Myint’s death a great loss: NLD leaders
nld-soe-myint1sNLD leader Soe Myint, a veteran freedom fighter, activist, politician ...

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Thai soldier shot dead by Burmese corporal

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Cronies of the ruling junta in Burma have been richly rewarded by recent privatisation measures which look set to further blur the line between business and politics Veteran NLD politician dies thumbnail

Veteran NLD politician dies

Soe Myint, a member of the opposition party's central executive committee, has died from heart disease aged 87 at his house in Rangoon

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