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Articles by Democratic Voice of Burma :

Burma: World Bank Grant Could ‘Exacerbate’ Problems In Border Regions

By Hanna Hindstrom Civil society groups have urged the World Bank to exercise caution before pressing ahead with their plans

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Burma: Demonstrators Back Rohingya Resettlement Proposal

By David Stout About 15 people protested in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ offices in Rangoon’s

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NGO Warns Of ‘Second Tragedy’ In Western Burma

By Ray Byrne An official from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expressed concern that parts of Arakan state may face a

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Three Burmese Migrants Gunned Down In Southern Thailand

By Naw Noreen Three Burmese migrant workers in southern Thailand’s Phang-nga and Songkhla provinces were shot and killed by unknown

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Burma: Karenni Army Opens Liaison Offices

By Naw Noreen Following a union-level ceasefire agreement, the Karenni National Progressive Party opened its first liaison office in the

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Social Issues 

US Senate Pushes To Extend Ban On Burmese Imports


By Peter Aung The US Senate’s Finance Committee on Wednesday voted to maintain a ban on Burmese imports for three

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Burma: Farmers Call On Thein Sein To Settle 30,000 Acre Dispute

By Nang Mya Nadi Farmers in Magwe division’s Pauk township, who had 30,000 acres of farmland confiscated by the army,

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Multinational Food Giants Eye Spot At Burma’s Table

By Kate Kelly Fast food giants Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and McDonalds could soon be on the menu in Burma,

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Farmers Hold First Official Protest In Rangoon

By Aye Nai About 200 farmers in Rangoon’s Mingalardon township took to the streets to protest in the wake of

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Burma: UN Rejects Thein Sein’s Potential Rohingya Plan

The UNHCR rejected calls from Burma’s president to resettle the country’s Rohingya minority group on Thursday as the Rakine Nationalities

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