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Burma’s businesses still lack transparency: MCRB

Probing Burma’s largest businesses on their commitment to transparency, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) has found that the majority of domestic firms are unwilling or unable to disclose information on their own human rights standards. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sedition charge brought against former religious affairs minister

The government levied an additional charge of sedition on Tuesday against Hsan Hsint, the deposed religious affairs minister, who currently faces a host of allegations, including the misuse of state funds. Appearing at Dakhina Thiri district court in ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Bullet Points: 23 July 2014

On today’s edition of Bullet Points: The speaker of Burma’s union parliament, Shwe Mann, has called on the government to take a more considered approach when dealing with the press. Five refugees from the Je Yang IDP camp were killed in a landslide  ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Kachin family of 5 killed in landslide at IDP camp

A family of five, including three children, were killed in a landslide triggered by a flood after several days of heavy rain in Kachin State. Doi Pyi Sa, head of the Refugee Relief Committee for the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), said the family ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Ne Win’s grandson to buy into AGD Bank

The grandson of late Burmese dictator Ne Win revealed on Tuesday that he plans to purchase the majority of shares of Asian Green Development Bank (AGD Bank), which is owned by Tay Za, a well-known tycoon with links to Burma’s former military junta. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Crossing language barriers

More than 200 ethnic representatives are convening in Rangoon to brainstorm an ethnic language curriculum, based on a modern communicative approach rather than traditional teaching methods. The move comes after the Thein Sein government gave the green ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ethnic leaders arrive for Laiza ceasefire talks

Representatives of various ethnic armed groups arrived at the headquarters of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) in Laiza on Monday for a conference on the nationwide ceasefire. Many observers expect the Laiza talks to have significant bearing ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Wolfowitz received $75,000 for Burma work from anti-Beijing tycoon: leaks

Media and garment mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-Ying, well-known for his anti-Beijing sympathies and support of the Hong Kong democracy movement, paid former World Bank president and US Deputy Defence Secretary Paul Wolfowitz US$75,000 last year for “services ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Bi-Midday Sun staffers on trial in Rangoon

Four staff members of the Bi-Mon Te Nay news journal stood trial on Monday for charges of causing public alarm and undermining state security. Seven employees of Bi-Mon Te Nay news journal (literally Bi-Midday Sun journal) – editors Ye Min Aung and ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Heavy rain, flooding predicted for coastal areas

Many areas in lower Burma, including Rangoon, will experience heavy rains and flooding in the week ahead due to the seasonal monsoon, according to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology. The department’s deputy-director, Kyaw Lwin Oo, said the ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

UN rights official arrives in war-torn northern Burma

The newly-appointed United Nations’ rights rapporteur for Burma, Yanghee Lee, arrived in Kachin State on Monday to assess the conflict-torn region. As part of her first official visit to Burma, Lee and a delegation travelled to the Kachin capital, Myitkyina, ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Bullet Points: 22 July 2014

Today on Bullet Points: Deposed religious affairs minister Hsan Hsint has had a sedition charge added to legal proceedings filed against him by the government. The Thai military are conducting a census in the refugee camps along the Thai-Burmese ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]

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Burma’s businesses still lack transparency: MCRB [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
Bullet Points: 23 July 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
Kachin family of 5 killed in landslide at IDP camp [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
Ne Win’s grandson to buy into AGD Bank [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
Crossing language barriers [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 6 hours ago]
Wolfowitz received $75,000 for Burma work from ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 8 hours ago]
Bi-Midday Sun staffers on trial in Rangoon [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 10 hours ago]
Heavy rain, flooding predicted for coastal areas [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
Bullet Points: 22 July 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
Ethnic leaders arrive for Laiza ceasefire talks [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
UN rights official arrives in war-torn northern... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
China demands hygiene standards on Burmese rice... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
Curfew in Mandalay townships eased after three ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
Census goes ahead at Thai refugee camps [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
Unity journalists appeal to be heard by Magwe D... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
Ethnic MPs join peace discussions [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 21 2014]
Bullet Points [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 21 2014]
NLD, 88GPOS conclude nationwide rally for const... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 21 2014]
False rape claim caused riots, says ministry [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 21 2014]
US, UK express concerns on jailing of Burmese j... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 21 2014]
Suu Kyi, other politicians pay respect for Mart... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
Burma’s labour ministry to sue Korean factory o... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
Burmese newspaper publisher arrested in Thailand [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
Leprosy: suffering in silence [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
Ratifying ILO convention should be child’s play [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 18 2014]
Bullet Points [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 18 2014]
Irrawaddy journalists hold mass prayer for repo... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 18 2014]
NLD officials, 88GPOS member on trial for using... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 18 2014]
Brides-to-China trafficking ring uncovered in S... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 18 2014]
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Sedition charge brought against former religiou... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
The government levied an additional charge of sedition on Tuesday against Hsan Hsint, the deposed religious affairs minister, who currently faces a host of allegations, including the misuse of state funds. Appearing at Dakhina Thiri district court in ...
Burma’s businesses still lack transparency: MCRB [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
Probing Burma’s largest businesses on their commitment to transparency, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) has found that the majority of domestic firms are unwilling or unable to disclose information on their own human rights standards. ...
Bullet Points: 23 July 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
On today’s edition of Bullet Points: The speaker of Burma’s union parliament, Shwe Mann, has called on the government to take a more considered approach when dealing with the press. Five refugees from the Je Yang IDP camp were killed in a landslide  ...
Kachin family of 5 killed in landslide at IDP camp [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
A family of five, including three children, were killed in a landslide triggered by a flood after several days of heavy rain in Kachin State. Doi Pyi Sa, head of the Refugee Relief Committee for the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), said the family ...
Ne Win’s grandson to buy into AGD Bank [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 4 hours ago]
The grandson of late Burmese dictator Ne Win revealed on Tuesday that he plans to purchase the majority of shares of Asian Green Development Bank (AGD Bank), which is owned by Tay Za, a well-known tycoon with links to Burma’s former military junta. ...
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