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Jul 25, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Mon Activist Wins Asian Women's Award

An ethnic Mon women's rights activist, Khin Khin Kyu, has won the N-Peace Award, given by the multi-country N-Peace Network in recognition of her efforts to advance the rights of ethnic minority women in Burma.


Related Topix: Activism, Burma, World News

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Independent Mon News Agency: Few students opt for on-campus housing at Moulmein University

Moulmein University's on-campus housing accommodations are available for students enrolled in the 2014 academic year, but very few students have registered to live on campus.


Related Topix: Burma, World News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Standard

Just chill out, mon

We left Rangoon for Moulmein early in the morning on a tiny bus that, with all the center-aisle extra seats folded out, only just fitted our group of 23. Two spare drivers perched precariously at the front among our bags and suitcases next to the one going the driving.


Related Topix: Burma, World News, Southeast Asia,

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

Fermer KNU leader dies

Saw Tamla Baw, a highly respected Karen leader and elder statesman of the independence movement, died at the age of 94 in his home in Mae Sariang district of Mae Hong Son province.


Related Topix: Thailand, Burma,

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Mon Civil Society Calls for State Govt Reforms, Role in Peace Process

The first of a series of regional civil society forums wrapped up in the Mon State capital Moulmein on Friday, where some 180 representatives from 75 organizations presented a list of recommendations to the central and state governments on issues such as democratization and political reforms, the peace process, human rights and socio-economic ... (more)


Related Topix: Burma, World News, Agriculture, Science