India should be more sensitive to local concerns about the Kaladan project if it is to earn the public’s trust and avoid the bitter acrimony resulting from major infrastructure investment by Chinese companies in Myanmar.
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has prepared a masterplan to establish railway connectivity between the northeastern states, Bangladesh and Myammar.
India-Myanmar bus service will start from November 10 this year to strengthen the ties between the two countries even though there are some undercurrent of boundaries issue between the two countries, said U Thar Neng, the Yangon Airbus Association Chairperson, in a Myanmar published daily.
The Export Import (EXIM) Bank will open a representative office Monday in Yangon, former capital and commercial centre of Myanmar, as India refashions its relations building diverse layers of contact with the Southeast Asian country that will chair the ASEAN bloc next year.
The Sangai Express, an Indian newspaper, reported on September 8 that the Immigration and District authorities from Moreh has sent a letter to Tamu region authorities, raising objections against Myanmar army setting up camps at the Indo-Myanmar border and in Hollenphai village in Manipur state in India.
Concerns were raised in the Indian parliament last week after national media and activist groups reacted strongly to reports that Burmese troops had set up bases on Indian territory.
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.
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.
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.
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.