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· September, 2012

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from September, 2012

Myanmar: Cheers and Jeers for Peace Day Rally

Despite threats from the police, various groups in Myanmar staged peaceful actions to celebrate the International Day of Peace last September 21. The participants demanded an end in the civil...

Myanmar: Peace Day Demonstration

Myanmar: Video of Traffic Police Accepting Bribe

Myanmar: 500 Prisoners Released

More than 500 prisoners in Myanmar are expected to be released[my] this week. A number of netizens assume that it's a political tactic in preparation for the president's trip to...

Southeast Asia: Initiatives to Celebrate International Day of Peace

Various youth groups and individuals in Southeast Asia are initiating several activities to celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21. The campaign is timely and relevant since many...

Myanmar: Anti-Mining Women Protesters Detained

Myanmar: New Foreign Investment Law Passed

The Union Parliament of Myanmar has already passed the new foreign direct investment law without the controversial provisions which included the requirement of a US$5 million minimum investment.

Myanmar: Increase in Insurance Buyers Due to Natural Disasters

Ko Ko Aung blogs [my] about the increasing number of insurance policy buyers due to natural disasters in Myanmar, although numbers remain relatively small compared to other countries.

Myanmar: Protest Against UN Human Rights Rapporteur

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