The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Avoiding conflict with communities: An investment that pays off for mining firms

Despite the conflict at Letpadaung, the interests of mining firms and communities can align – provided investors make a serious effort to understand an area’s people and environment.

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Wanbao must stick to its commitments

Many are questioning whether anyone will be held accountable for the killing of Daw Khin Win, who was shot during a December 22 protest near the Letpadaung copper mine.

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The ceasefire and a town called ‘love’

Thanks to the sustained ceasefire in southern Myanmar since 2012, Metta has got its true meaning back.

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America does a ‘good cop, bad cop’ routine on Myanmar

A lot of fuss is made over the provision that a quarter of the seats in Myanmar’s parliament are reserved for the military.

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Racism, bigotry remain a problem

Seventy years ago on January 27, Allied forces liberated Ausch-witz Birkenau, the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.

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Bo Kyin Maung: BCP leader, freedom fighter

Those interested in Myanmar politics should have heard of the recent passing of Yebaw Tun, also known as Bo Kyin Maung, who was the leader of the Burma Communist Party (BCP).

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Blame game at Letpadaung

Many are questioning whether anyone be held accountable for the killing of Daw Khin Win, who was shot during a protest against the Letpadaung copper mine. Daniel Aguirre and Irene Pietropaoli look at the responsibilities of the mine’s investors.

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Remembering the Holocaust

Seventy years ago on January 27, allied forces liberated Auschwitz Birkenau, the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.

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Does the president really want to amend the constitution?

Sithu Aung Myint on President U Thein Sein's attitude toward constitutional amendment.


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Religious leaders turning the screws on region’s non-believers

Roger Mitton on the age-old problem of religious intolerance, it is worth reassessing the appeal of the world’s great faiths in this region.

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