Publication: Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis

First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Bullet Points: 20 August 2014

On today’s edition of Bullet Points: Burma’s health ministry has confirms that a Burmese man is being screened for the Ebola virus. Calls for international effort to stem Southeast Asia drug trade. Karenni villagers retain traditions in face of global ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Rice wine remains perfect tonic for Karenni farmers

As brands of Burmese alcohol compete with recently approved foreign liquor imports, Karenni villagers are fighting to retain local brewing customs. Family businesses are keeping to their traditional techniques for distilling sticky rice to make wine. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Karenni State villagers ask Min Aung Hlaing to let them farm

Local villagers in Karenni State’s Hpruso Township sent a letter to Burma’s military chief Min Aung Hlaing for permission to farm on land that was allegedly seized from them by the Burmese Army in 1993. Residents of Solyaku village in northern Hpruso ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ooredoo’s services lacking, customers say

Despite promises of better voice connection and access to the Internet, mobile phone users in Rangoon say that Ooredoo’s services are falling short of high expectations. Launched in Rangoon on 2 August, Ooredoo is the first foreign company in Burma’s ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Farmers sentenced 8 months for Mandalay plough protest

Local farmers from Mandalay Division’s Sintgai Township were sentenced to prison terms of up to eight months on Tuesday under charges of trespassing and destroying property while staging a plough protest in May. More than 1,200 acres were confiscated ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Route home blocked for child soldiers

A full two years after the Burmese government pledged to release all children from military service, many young victims of underage recruitment remain trapped in the army’s ranks. Under a 2012 agreement between Naypyidaw and the United Nations Children’s ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sintgu police, villagers vow to sue each other for violence

Both local police in Sintgu and a group of villagers say they are filing lawsuits against each other following a violent confrontation in the Mandalay Division town last week. The local residents’ group in Nyaungwun village said they are filing charges ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Police, Violence, Aung Thein
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pegu locals return home as flood levels subside

As water levels in Pegu Division slowly subside, thousands of locals are returning home from relief centres while schools in the area began reopening on Monday. The townships of Pegu, Thanatpin and Kawa were inundated with severe seasonal floods beginning ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Burma must boost SMEs

The story of Burma’s economic resurgence has attracted investors from all over the world, and most of the attention has been devoted to big businesses and multinationals. But the country also has a strong entrepreneurial spirit that has yet to be properly ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Burma inches closer to ceasefire after positive Rangoon talks

Burma’s peace process appears to be inching closer towards the signing of a nationwide ceasefire agreement after both sides – the government’s Union Peace Working Committee (UPWC) and the National Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) – emerged with positive ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Press Council expects to work ‘side by side’ with Ye Htut

Newly appointed Information Minister Ye Htut met for the first time on Saturday with representatives of Burma’s Interim Press Council (IPC) to discuss the regulations for the new media law. DVB interviewed news editor and Press Council member Chit ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

Govt refuses to reveal framework for political dialogue

The Burmese government is still refusing to share the framework it proposes for conducting political dialogue with ethnic armed groups following the signing of a ceasefire agreement. Senior advisor for the Myanmar Peace Center, Hla Maung Shwe, said ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 17 2014]

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Bullet Points: 20 August 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
Rice wine remains perfect tonic for Karenni far... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
Karenni State villagers ask Min Aung Hlaing to ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
Ooredoo’s services lacking, customers say [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
Farmers sentenced 8 months for Mandalay plough ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 18 hours ago]
Bullet Points: 19 August 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
Route home blocked for child soldiers [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
Sintgu police, villagers vow to sue each other ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
Pegu locals return home as flood levels subside [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
Burma must boost SMEs [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 19 2014]
Burma inches closer to ceasefire after positive... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
Press Council expects to work ‘side by side’ wi... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
UN finalises ‘landmark agreement’ to fight drug... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
Parties covet vacant seats in Kachin State [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
Burmese workers injured as explosion levels Ban... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
Govt refuses to reveal framework for political ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 17 2014]
Faithful to the party: Saw Than Myint [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 17 2014]
Hearing postponed for Kanbalu farmers [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 17 2014]
The R-word, and its ramifications [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 17 2014]
Arakan High Court rejects appeal in Taunggup ly... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 16 2014]
Burmese govt agrees, in principle, to a federal... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 16 2014]
BURMA BUSINESS WEEKLY – 16 AUGUST 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 16 2014]
First past the post: the responsible choice for... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 16 2014]
Bullet Points: 15 August 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 15 2014]
Kachin villagers get apology from Burma Army co... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 15 2014]
Burma’s fish stock in severe decline [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 15 2014]
Sintgu farmers clash with police in plough protest [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 15 2014]
We are in favour of changing Article 436, say c... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 15 2014]
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Bullet Points: 20 August 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
On today’s edition of Bullet Points: Burma’s health ministry has confirms that a Burmese man is being screened for the Ebola virus. Calls for international effort to stem Southeast Asia drug trade. Karenni villagers retain traditions in face of global ...
Rice wine remains perfect tonic for Karenni far... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
As brands of Burmese alcohol compete with recently approved foreign liquor imports, Karenni villagers are fighting to retain local brewing customs. Family businesses are keeping to their traditional techniques for distilling sticky rice to make wine. ...
Karenni State villagers ask Min Aung Hlaing to ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
Local villagers in Karenni State’s Hpruso Township sent a letter to Burma’s military chief Min Aung Hlaing for permission to farm on land that was allegedly seized from them by the Burmese Army in 1993. Residents of Solyaku village in northern Hpruso ...
Ooredoo’s services lacking, customers say [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 15 hours ago]
Despite promises of better voice connection and access to the Internet, mobile phone users in Rangoon say that Ooredoo’s services are falling short of high expectations. Launched in Rangoon on 2 August, Ooredoo is the first foreign company in Burma’s ...
Farmers sentenced 8 months for Mandalay plough ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 18 hours ago]
Local farmers from Mandalay Division’s Sintgai Township were sentenced to prison terms of up to eight months on Tuesday under charges of trespassing and destroying property while staging a plough protest in May. More than 1,200 acres were confiscated ...
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