Amid meager rural development allowance, Bilu Island lacks funds for road repair

September 19, 2017 by Min Chan Nyi

Townships in Mon State say they are struggling to achieve much in the way of development due to the limited budget allocated to rural development in the 2017-2018 financial plan. Each township in Mon State was allotted K300 million for rural development. This amount was divided...

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Mon State govt donates Karen costumes, instruments to universities

September 19, 2017 by Saw Myat Oo Thar

In effort to bolster Karen traditions, the Mon State government has donated dance costumes and instruments to five universities, an official said. The Karen literature and culture committees at Mawlamyine University, Mon State’s Technological University, the University of Computer Studies, the Government Technical Institute and the...

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Business for peace forum held in Kayin State

September 19, 2017 by Nan Wai Phyo Zar

Kayin (Karen) State is open for business and ready for investment to pave the way for development, participants at a recent “Business for Peace” forum heard.

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General News

Amid meager rural development allowance, Bilu Island lacks funds for road repair

Townships in Mon State say they are struggling to achieve much in the way of...

September 19, 2017 by Mon News Agency

Mon State govt donates Karen costumes, instruments to universities

In effort to bolster Karen traditions, the Mon State government has donated dance costumes and...

September 19, 2017 by KIC

Business for peace forum held in Kayin State

Kayin (Karen) State is open for business and ready for investment to pave the way...

September 19, 2017 by KIC

Refugee activists discuss pressure to return from Thai-Myanmar border at Chiang Mai…

At a public seminar in Thailand last week, Karen and Karenni officials raised concerns about...

September 18, 2017 by KIC

Unilever CEO joins list of Nobel laureates, VIPs calling for end to…

Unilever CEO Paul Polman is one of a growing number of “global citizens” calling for...

September 17, 2017 by Mizzima

Karen diaspora in Minnesota keeps language alive with local trainings

A group of Karen residents in Minnesota are trying to keep their traditions alive among...

September 16, 2017 by KIC

Feature

The Bilu Kyun Bridge controversy

Outrage and protests that a new bridge in Mon State will be named after General...

Opinion

TERMINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AID: Shan refugees in the limbo

While the conflict situation in Arakan State is making international headlines, a little less known...