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Alarming rise in drug addiction in Kachin State

An alarming rise in drug addiction is in evidence in Kachin State in Northern Burma despite the Burmese military junta’s ongoing drug eradication programme, said local people...
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No big policy shifts from new Australian PM, activists say

Burmese activists in Australia are not expecting any big foreign policy shifts on Burma, they said, after Julia Gillard was sworn in as the country’s first woman....
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Prime Minister arrives in north Arakan on flood survey

Burma’s Prime Minister U Thein Sein arrived in Maungdaw Town by helicopter on June 23 to survey flood affected areas and distribute relief to flood....
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USDP offers cash for votes in Puta-O



In an age old practice the Burmese military junta backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) is distributing money to people to vote during the forthcoming election,...
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TPDC allows villagers to trade in cattle, in Maungdaw

The Township Peace and Development Council (TPDC) of Maungdaw Township has permitted villagers of the Township to trade in cattle in the township...
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Two top commanders tour Triangle Command

Two top level regional commanders of Shan State made a trip to the Sino-Burma border to inspect military bases facing ethnic ceasefire groups,...
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Two more Arakanese political parties approved

The junta’s Election Commission has approved applications of two more political parties in Arakan State to contest the forthcoming elections,...
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Two-wheeler registration fees lowered in Chin state

New registration fees for two-wheelers have been reduced by Burma’s Transport Department in Hakha town, Chin state western Burma from the first week....
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Junta not in favour of KSPP contesting elections

It is becoming increasingly evident after the Kachin State Progressive Party (KSPP) appealed to the Union Election Commission (UEC) for the second time for approval,...
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Human rights abuses on IDPs decrease

Human rights abuse, such as torture on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Burma by Burmese Army troops seems be decreasing because the ruling junta...
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No new deadline for BGF by junta

Latest reports say that the ruling Burmese military junta had told the United Wa State Army (UWSA) during a meeting in Panghsang on 22 June, that its Border Guard Force....
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