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Posts Tagged ‘China’ (70 found)

Media Advisory: New report to Highlight Disturbing Extent to Which China has Advanced Construction of Tran-Burma Oil and Gas Pipeline Projects

On September 6, 2011, the Shwe Gas Movement will hold a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand launching a new report Sold Out: Launch of China pipeline project unleashes abuse across Burma. The report reveals the disturbing […]

August 31, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Personal Appeal to Save the Irrawaddy River

Today, the lrrawaddy is under threat. tack of sound planning, the failure to enforce necessary conservation laws, and a poor ecological awareness have created diverse problems. The plains forests on the banks of the river are in danger of disappearing as illegal logging and charcoal production proceed at an alarming pace […]

August 11, 2011  •  By Daw Aung San Suu Kyi  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Analysis of Environmental Impact Study on Hydropower Development of Irrawaddy River

An analysis of key recommendations in the EIA of seven dams on the Irrawaddy and its tributaries in Kachin State which was funded by China Power Investment Corporation.

July 14, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China’s Assessment Calls for Burma’s Myitsone Dam to be Scrapped

China Power Investment Corporation is forging ahead with its controversial Myitsone dam in northern Burma despite its own assessment calling for the project to be cancelled […]

July 14, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Demand to the Chinese Government to Stop Dam Projects and Plea to the Chinese People

Presently Thein Sein regime is waging fierce offensives against Kachin people and the Kachin Independence Army with the aim of implementing dam projects in Kachin State. The world is witnessing damage to Kachin people’s life and property wrought by military assaults. The Chinese government should know better than the whole world about the impact of military assaults in Kachin State as multitudes of refugees are flowing into China […]

July 4, 2011  •  By All Burma Monks' Alliance, 88 Generation Students, Arakan Ray, Democratic Students and Youths Force in Rangoon Division, All Burma Federation of Student Unions, 2007 Generation Students Union, Arakan Students Union, All Burma Youths Union and Basic Education Students Union  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Transfer of Ivanhoe’s Burmese assets to weapons firm must be probed

Information recently disclosed by Burma’s state-controlled media substantiates CFOB’s previously stated concerns that Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mine’s Burmese assets were transferred to the Chinese weapons firm Norinco via a businessman connected to the Burmese regime […]

June 20, 2011  •  By Canadian Friends of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Energy-hungry China winces as civil war unfolds in Burma

Heavy fighting over the past week close to Burma’s northern border will concern Beijing, who told visiting Burmese President Thein Sein last month that stability along the volatile frontier must be made a priority of the new government. Hundreds of millions of dollars in overland trade passes through several official crossings along the border each year; millions more is smuggled by timber merchants, drug mules and human trafficking rackets. The value of maintaining the unimpeded flow of trade is crucial to both Burma and China’s developing southern Yunnan province […]

June 16, 2011  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Military repression in Burma’s northern Shan State fuelling human trafficking to China

A new report released today by the Palaung Women’s Organisation reveals alarming rates of human trafficking from Burma into China, fuelled by large scale migration due to increased military repression and economic hardship in northern Shan State […]

June 14, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Stolen Lives: Human Trafficking from Palaung Areas of Burma to China

The Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) has released a new report that explore and uncovers human trafficking in Ethnic Palaung areas.

PWO has documented 72 cases of actual or suspected trafficking involving 110 people, which took place along the China-Burma border, mostly during the past six years. The majority of those trafficked were young Palaung women from tea farming communities in Namkham, Namhsan and Mantong townships […]

June 14, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to China on Mali Nmai Confluence Dam Project

I, hereby present to your most honorable Chairman of Republic of China our humble request. I am serving as the Chairman of Kachin Independence Organization. On behalf of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the Kachin Ethnic people inhabiting in the Union of Myanmar, I submit this open letter to you […]

May 16, 2011  •  By Kachin Independence Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤