Lower House passes controversial press law

July 5, 2013: Burma’s Lower House of Parliament approved the controversial Printing and Publishing Enterprise Draft Law on Thursday to the dismay of members of the interim press council who claim the bill still contains measures that will hinder the fourth estate.

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Myanmar objects to border fence at Moreh

July 2, 2013: The setting up of the Integrated Check Post (ICP) and ongoing border fencing work has been put on hold at Moreh following objections raised by Myanmarese Government.

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Indo-Myanmar project delayed till 2015

July 1, 2013: The Kaladan Multi Modal Project that will boost ties between India and Myanmar and was supposed to be completed in June has now been delayed till 2015.

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Burma to reassess massive resource deals: Asia Society

June 27, 2013: The Burmese government plans to renegotiate billions of dollars of natural resource deals as it imposes tougher environmental standards and clamps down on corruption, according to a leading US think-tank.

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Exim Bank gets license to open representative office in Myanmar

June 24, 2013: The Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India today said it has received a licence to open a representative office in Myanmar's Yangon.

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Burmese refugees rally in Delhi

June 21, 2013: Over 400 hundred Burmese refugees staged a protest rally at Jantar Mantar area in New Delhi today demanding United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to increase the number of resettlement for Burmese refugees and expedite the process as soon as possible.

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Burmese Refugees in India demand for immediate arrangement of resettlement

June 21, 2013: About 300 hundreds Burmese refugees staged a protest rally in New Delhi today demanding UNHCR to increase the number of resettlement for Burmese refugees and expedite the process as soon as possible.

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World Refugees Day Burmese refugees to stage rally World Refugees Day Burmese refugees to stage rally

June 21, 2013: Hundreds of Burmese refugees in India will stage a protest rally on the occasion of “World Refugees Day” at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday in order to express what they have been suffering here in India.

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Myanmar-Bangladesh-India gas pipeline

June 18, 2013: INDIAN commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma recently led a delegation to Myanmar to revive the Myanmar-India gas pipeline project. According to the Times of India (June 7), he discussed the possibility of setting up the pipeline along a land route, bypassing Bangladesh, to benefit the underdeveloped regions of both northern Myanmar and the north-eastern states of India.

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Soon to be MHA Secretary inspects Indo-Myanmar border

June 17, 2013: Anil Goshwami who will take charge of Secretary of Minstry of Home Affairs (MHA) accompanied by the Deputy Inspector General of Border Security Forces and the Deputy Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force, inspected the Indo-Myanmar Border at Moreh of Chandel district today.

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The Kaladan Project in India and Burma: Transparency and local benefits essential, say activists

June 12, 2013: A new report by the Kaladan Movement raises community concerns about the lack of government transparency surrounding the implementation of the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project.

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