Nov 11, 2013
KIC: Teaching Karen gets government green light
The regional government of Tanintharyi in Southern Burma has given the go-ahead to the Karen National Union to allow Karen villages to teach their language and wear traditional dress at school.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Tensions Rise Between Burma Army, Mon Rebels
Tensions are mounting in southern Burma's Mon State after a number of incidents and one deadly clash occurred between the Burmese military and the New Mon State Party last month, Burma News International reports.
Myanmar upgrades Prachuap pass
Myanmar on Wednesday unilaterally upgraded its Mortong border checkpoint with Thailand to the status of a permanent pass, with Bangkok dragging its feet and still to officially announce the promised change.
Myanmar or Burma: How should it be named?
Some people refer it as Burma while others call it Myanmar. Sometimes, it is referred to as "Myanmar ." Why is it that some Southeast Asia nations possess two different names? How should it be referred to? Let's go back to the history of the country.