A two-day seminar on Thai-Burma Studies in the ASEAN Community will be held from 18-19th December at Pitsanulok, where the Third Regional Army is headquartered, according to an invitation by the organizers.
Retired middle school headmaster Saw Maung Tote, an organizer and a committee member of the Karen Literature and Culture Committee in Rangoon, said the Ministry of Education Department has not given permission to teach S’gaw Karen Literature in Mawbi state schools.
During a conference for tourism representatives, the Karen State Chief Minister said the state government would spend 80million kyat to solve the insufficient drinking water problems facing Thandaung Gyi Township in Karen State.
The suspension of United Nations (UN) aid convoys to refugee camps in Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) territory will lead to a “major crisis” in a very short time aid groups warn.
Seven hundred bags of fertilizer sent to help farmers whose paddy fields were ruined by saltwater flooding were destroyed when a storage building collapsed into a river in Rathedaung Township, Arakan state on 13th December.
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