Friday Nov 22
Democratic Voice of Burma: Japan on stand-by as ITD dumped from Dawei project
Thailand and Burma seized control on Thursday of the multi-billion dollar Dawei special economic zone from Italian Thai Development Pcl to rescue the floundering project and convince foreign investors to finally come on board.
Democratic Voice of Burma: Karen language proposal gets green light in Tenasserim
Representatives of the Karen National Union met last week with members of the Tenasserim division government in Tavoy where they agreed that plans to teach ethnic languages in Karen schools should move ahead.
KIC: Teaching Karen gets government green light
The regional government of Tanintharyi in Southern Burma has given the go-ahead to the Karen National Union to allow Karen villages to teach their language and wear traditional dress at school.
Democratic Voice of Burma: Tavoy farmers demand return of lands seized in 1990
Local farmers in the Tenasserim division coastal town of Tavoy staged a protest on Monday morning demanding a return of farmlands confiscated by the military and associate companies in 1990, allegedly without the landowners' knowledge in many cases.