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Posts Tagged ‘Inle Lake’ (2 found)

Seven Charged Over Inle Lake Hotel Zone Protest

Inle Hotel Zone Protest 20 Feb 2013 © Khine Sabei Nyein/The Myanmar TimesVillagers who say the government confiscated their land to build a hotel complex in Nyaungshwe township, Shan State, have been charged with obstruction following a protest demonstration. If convicted, they face up to six months in prison or a fine.

Seven local residents face charges in Nyaungshwe township, near Taunggyi and the major tourist destination of Inle Lake, where land is being cleared for the hotel zone. They are U Zaw Min, U Thein Tun Oo, Daw Khin Win, U Kyaw Sein, U Aung Myint, U Chway Gal and U Aung Kyaw Myo from Inngyinkon and Kanbe villages. Nyaungshwe township administrator U Soe Win Maung accused them of incitement to impede administrative tasks […]

February 25, 2013  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Largest Coal Project Poisons Communities Near Famed Inle Lake

Burma’s largest coal mine and coal-fired power plant, located thirteen miles from Burma’s famous Inle Lake in Shan State, are polluting waterways, threatening the health of local populations, and displacing villages, according to a report released today […]

January 20, 2011  •  By Pa-O Youth Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤