Saturday, March 23, 2013

Mar 23, 2013 (English Version)


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Army Restores Calm in Meikhtila after Deadly Sectarian Clashes

6,000 Muslims were taken to a soccer stadium turned into a temporary refugee camp in the central Burma town and are awaiting government aid supplies. Read More


32 Burmese Refugees Die in Fire at Thai Camp

A fire at a camp for refugees from Burma in northern Thailand kills at least 32 people. Read More


Idle Thai Rice Exporters May Shift Expertise to Burma

Thai rice exporters, who have seen volumes slump because of a government intervention scheme, could shift some of their activities to Burma resurgent rice sector. Read More


Burma Business Roundup (Saturday, March 23)

Ports “ripe” for investment; more currencies now exchangeable in Burma; “land racket” puts off investors; Burma gets 13th border crossing; Salween dam warning Read More


Powers Seek Influence in Burma’s Conflict

The inept efforts of China and the West to referee in Burma’s ethnic conflicts stand little chance of ending the country’s decades-old internal wars. Read More


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