After China, it is the turn of Myanmar to give India the blushes. Myanmarese troops crossed the border in Moreh on Thursday and are now prepared to set up a temporary camp at Holenphai village in Manipur's Chandel district, claiming the area lies within their country.
The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) has condemned the Monywa police department, saying it used excessive force during the arrest of 10 female activists who were calling for the suspension of the controversial Latpadaung Copper Mine at a protest in the Sagaing division capital earlier this week.
Indian civil society groups and opposition parties are calling for the suspension of ongoing India-Burma border fencing work,which they say will carve out of a large area of Indian land for Burma, Indian media report.
Myanmar’s government and the All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF) have reached a peace agreement five days after the state-level peace talks began on August 5.
August 12, 2013: In its push for greater connectivity with ASEAN countries, India is focussing its attention on a deep-sea port in southern Myanmar that would provide a much shorter sea route to the economically vibrant Southeast Asian region and help boost trade.