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China's dam problem with Burma

BERLIN—China is a big fan of dams. Indeed, over the last 50 years, the country has constructed more dams than all other countries combined. But there is one dam that China never managed to get built: the Myitsone Dam in Burma (Myanmar). And ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 21 hours ago

Lawmakers Blame Burma's Drug Problem on Warlord-Govt Nexus

Burma's Upper House of Parliament in session. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) Upper House lawmakers have blamed Burma's endemic drug problem on a nexus of corrupt government officials and warlords commanding ethnic militias, and demanded that the ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago This Week in Parliament (August 29-September 2)  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Regional Parliamentarians Lament Continued Govt Centralization  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Peace First, Education Second, Say Upper House NLD Parliamentarians  Irrawaddy1 week ago

Cigarette packs must now display graphic health warnings

A directive by Burma's Ministry of Health that cigarette packets must display mandatory warnings of health problems caused by smoking in both text and pictures came into effect on 1 September. According to the directive, 75 percent of all ...
 DVB3 weeks ago Burma's health system -- comparative and general studies  Online Burma Library1 month ago Health of migrants from Burma  Online Burma Library1 month ago Online health resources  Online Burma Library1 month ago

Interview: They don't know it's not OK to beat a woman

Gender-based violence is a serious problem in Burma, where many women find themselves in vulnerable situations due to poverty or dislocation caused by conflict. To learn more about these issues, DVB sat down with two representatives of the the ...
 DVB1 month ago

Govt admits war on drugs is failing

A senior government official has admitted that Burma's efforts to stem the growing problem of narcotic drugs are showing no signs of success. Speaking at a meeting of the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control in Naypyidaw on Tuesday,Home ...
 DVB1 month ago

Obama's China Visit Starts Rocky At Tarmac With No Stairs

HANGZHOU, China: The problems began as soon as President Barack Obama landed in China. There were no stairs waiting for him to emerge from his usual door at the front of Air Force One. On the tarmac, as Obama's staffers scrambled to get ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago Rough start to Obama's G-20 trip reflects current state of affairs between U.S. and China  Washington Post3 weeks ago Obama's China visit gets off to rocky start  MSN UK3 weeks ago

Tiruchi Corporation introduces night sweeping

Following complaints of problems in garbage cleaning in a few areas Consequent to the complaints of problems in garbage cleaning in a few areas, and to ensure effective cleaning, the Tiruchi Corporation has introduced night sweeping for the first ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Washington Post

Losing the Game

To draft an apologia for Barack Obama's foreign policy might seem like a thankless task. The problem is obvious: things don't appear to be going very well. Let's accept for purposes of argument that the administration has enjoyed some progress on ...
 Free Beacon2 weeks ago Obama's pivot to Asia will leave some big problems unsolved  Washington Post2 weeks ago Obama heads to Asia with his biggest foreign policy push hanging in the balance  Washington Post3 weeks ago As Obama heads to Asia, his biggest foreign policy push hangs in the balance  Stars and Stripes3 weeks ago

The secret life of Mayberry's Thelma Lou

After Thelma Lou, Betty Lynn had a problem. A successful actress who had played in movies opposite Hollywood heavyweights like Loretta Young and Robert Montgomery, she couldn't find major work. All I got were calls for backwoods women, she ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago

Heightened expectations under Suu Kyi, says UN Sec-Gen

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the international community has heightened expectations that Burma, under State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's leadership, will make greater progress towards peace. Speaking at a joint-press ...
 DVB4 weeks ago UN Chief Addresses Rohginya Issue Ahead of Peace Talks  Irrawaddy4 weeks ago Thant Myint-U: Burma is a Test of How Well the UN Can Do Any of the Things it Says it Was Meant to Do  Irrawaddy4 weeks ago There is no democracy in Burma without rights for the Rohingya  The Hill1 month ago
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