The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
China's Deputy Minister Visits NLD
A high-ranking Chinese government official has paid a visit to the headquarters of Burma's biggest opposition party for the first time in more than two decades, according to the party's patron.
Democratic Voice of Burma: Latpadaung monastery to be moved, despite public outcry
A monastery once presided over by famed monk Ledi Sayadaw is to be moved from its current grounds - the site of the Latpadaung copper mine.
Democratic Voice of Burma: Latpadaung locals air grievances to UN Rights Rapporteur
United Nations' Special Rapporteur on human rights in Burma, TomA s Ojea Quintana, arrived in Monywa, Sagaing Division, on Monday to meet with villagers living near the controversial Latpadaung Copper Mine.
UN human rights envoy visits Myanmar
United Nations human rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana arrived in Yangon on Thursday on an eight-day visit to Myanmar to assess the current situation in the country, official sources said.