UNODC and Myanmar Government hold talks to address drug issues

June 27, 2016 by Mizzima

In an effort to raise awareness and strengthen Myanmar’s response to the production, trafficking and use of illicit drugs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Government of Myanmar held a number of high-level policy discussions today.

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Prosthetic Workshop Center Opens in Hlaingbwe Township

June 27, 2016 by KIC

A prosthetic leg production center has been set up in Klo Yaw Lay area of Hlaingbwe Township on June 20, with the coordination of Kawthoolei Department of Health and Welfare and Mae Tao Clinic with support of donors from South Korea.

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New government, old drug policy?

June 27, 2016 by S.H.A.N

A new civilian government headed by the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President Htin Kyaw, took office in March of this year, bringing to an end more than half a century of direct military rule.  The NLD government, which...

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General News

UNODC and Myanmar Government hold talks to address drug issues

In an effort to raise awareness and strengthen Myanmar’s response to the production, trafficking and...

June 27, 2016 by Mizzima

Prosthetic Workshop Center Opens in Hlaingbwe Township

A prosthetic leg production center has been set up in Klo Yaw Lay area of...

June 27, 2016 by KIC

Refugees Ask Governments Not to Forcibly Repatriate Them

Refugees at Mae La, the largest Burmese refugee camp in Thailand, have urged the Thai...

June 27, 2016 by KIC

Thai PM: “Thailand Will Continue to Take Care of the Refugees on…

Thailand’s Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha was reported as saying that Burma’s government refugees needed...

June 27, 2016 by KIC

BNI officials meet Union Minister for Information on ethnic media development

A delegation of Burma News Intentional (BNI) recently met the Union Information Minister Dr. Pe...

June 27, 2016 by Narinjara

UN Special Rapporteur concludes Arakan visit

The United Nations Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Ms Yanghee Lee concluded her Arakan visit on...

June 27, 2016 by Narinjara

Feature

Keeping a Chin tradition alive by bringing it online

Twenty-eight-year-old Cing Zeel Niang was born in Chin State but left home at an early...

Opinion

New government, old drug policy?

A new civilian government headed by the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) leader Aung San...