Amidst growing rumors of party squabbles, the National League for Democracy (NLD) re-organized the central executive committee (CEC) with old and new members appointed at a ratio of 3:1 at this weekend’s inaugural NLD party congress.
Nasaka personnel forced villagers to attend a meeting recently where they laid down the law about what and what not they are allowed to do. Over 60 villagers, including village heads, were made to listen to a long list of specifications dictated by the Burma border guard force from area 7 in southern Maungdaw, Arakan state.
The Kachin National Organization (KNO), the largest exiled Kachin political organization, issued a statement last Friday that strongly condemned President Thein Sein's position that there isn’t any more fighting in Burma. Throughout his European trip, which wrapped up last Friday, Thein Sein repeated the government line that armed conflict in the country had ended despite mounting evidence that fighting in Kachin state continues unabated.
The Export-Import Bank of Korea could assist Incheon International Airport Corp (IIAC) to finance Yangon's new airport, which is expected to cost up to US $600 million, reported The Korea Herald on March 10.
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