Not only is the Burma Army stepping up a military campaign against the Shan State Army (SSA) in central Shan State, it has also started another one further north on the Chinese border against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) since 19 April, according to reports coming from northern Shan State.
The spokesperson for the 27-member investigative commission set up to probe last year’s communal strife in Rakhine State told Mizzima that, in compiling the report, commission members looked to find solutions to the violence between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.
Norway-based Telenor Group announced on Friday that it hopes to win the government’s telecommunications tender after submitting its bid in June, based on the company’s record success of securing the fastest mobile network rollout in India of 600 million consumers in six months.
The Burmese community in New York, USA, staged a protest on Sunday against the Burmese Government’s Peace Delegation led by U Aung Min in front of the UN building in New York demanding the release of student leader Ray Min Oo, said Ko Tint Way who is an organizer of the protest.
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