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Friday, April 29 2016

The Swedish Minister for Development Cooperation, Isabella Lövin, arrived in Myanmar yesterday to meet with ...

Young children in a village a few miles outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State. Photo: Seng Mai
Thursday, February 25 2016

Nearly 50 years ago, books such as Asian Drama: ...

Friday, February 20 2015

British Home Office Minister Lynne Featherstone has been visiting Myanmar in her capacity as the UK’s champion for tackling violence against women and girls overseas. Mizzima Weekly’s Matt Roebuck spoke to Ms Featherstone about her visit.

Friday, February 20 2015

Thai conservationist and human rights activist Kraisak Choonhavan has long campaigned against hydroelectric dams. Dr Kraisak, an academic for 20 years before he entered politics with the Democratic Party, was a member of the Thai Senate from 2001 to 2006 and served as chair of its foreign relations committee. Dr Kraisak is president of the Bangkok-based Freeland Foundation, which campaigns against wildlife and human trafficking in Myanmar and the region, and is a senior advisor to Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission, which has been investigating the role of Thai companies in plans to build dams on the Thanlwin (Salween) River. Mizzima Weekly’s Geoffrey Goddard sat down with Dr Kraisak for a wide-ranging discussion about dams and Thailand’s energy policy.

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