Over 600 Muse residents protest against local garbage collection company

August 22, 2017 by S.H.A.N

Hundreds of Shan State residents took to the streets on August 20 to protest a private garbage collection company which they claim has been erratically collecting waste, and also depositing the rubbish in a local village.

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SSPP’s resignation from ethnic bloc prompts speculation about ceasefire negotiations

August 22, 2017 by MNA

Peace negotiators seem unfazed by the Shan State Progress Party’s decision to resign from an ethnic umbrella organization in a move perceived by political observers to be a blow to ceasefire negotiations.

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Tatmadaw column still active in NMSP territory

August 22, 2017 by Mon News Agency

A Tatmadaw column is still present in territory controlled by the New Mon State Party (NMSP) even after a request that the troops be withdrawn was made last week when both sides attempted to defuse the military tensions, according to an official. Around 200 troops from...

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General News

Over 600 Muse residents protest against local garbage collection company

Hundreds of Shan State residents took to the streets on August 20 to protest a...

August 22, 2017 by Shan Herald Agency for News

SSPP’s resignation from ethnic bloc prompts speculation about ceasefire negotiations

Peace negotiators seem unfazed by the Shan State Progress Party’s decision to resign from an...

August 22, 2017 by Mon News Agency

Tatmadaw column still active in NMSP territory

A Tatmadaw column is still present in territory controlled by the New Mon State Party...

August 22, 2017 by Mon News Agency

Kayin State residents object to proposed rock quarry on Mee Zan Mountain

A company soliciting public backing for its rock quarry project received instead a deluge of...

August 22, 2017 by KIC

Bangladesh sends back Rohingya boat carrying injured

Bangladesh coastguards on 19 August turned back a boat carrying 31 Rohingya Muslim refugees escaping...

August 22, 2017 by Mizzima

Shan State JMC holds public meeting without RCSS

Officials from Shan State met with locals in four townships last week to promote awareness...

August 22, 2017 by Shan Herald Agency for News

Feature

The Bilu Kyun Bridge controversy

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

Opinion

New book looks at a crucial period of Myanmar’s history

‘Tracking the Transition,’ a book by writer Sai Wansai published by Mizzima Media Group, has...