Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from February, 2006
Dathana at the Blog of Nyein of Chan Yar complains about the environmental damage bound to be caused by a planned series of dams on the Salween River along the Thai-Myanmar border: “Burma stupid generals just know how to get money. They do not consider how much damage will be...
At Burma Digest, a poster hopes that the protests against Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra will send a message to his allies in the Yangon government. He calls on other Burmese to join and protest at Thai embassies. “Today, the Road to Burma Liberation can also be through Bangkok.”
Burma Digest has an interview with Harn Yawnghwe, the youngest son of the last ruler of the Shan State kingdom of Yawnghwe, who now lives in exile and participates in the democracy movement.
On the 59th anniversary of Myanmar's Union Day, Dathana posts a copy of the Panglong Agreement, in which the country's several ethnic groups agreed to cooperate to create a federation of partially self-governing states.
Burma Underground talks about a deal between the Thai government and the ruling Myanmar junta to dam the Salween River and displace thousands in ethnic minority states for Thai industrialization.