Petition calls on Yangon government to control factories disposing of waste water

A petition will reportedly be sent to the Yangon Region government on February 16 for supervising the factories in Yangon disposing of waste water recklessly and a distillery in Shwepyitha Township Industrial Zone (1). “There have been about 1,000 signatures. The main problem is that Shwepyitha distillery does not follow the rules prescribed by the […]

Locals prepare petition against Thai coal mine in Shan State

Residents of Monglet Village Tract in Shan State are preparing to present the Parliament a petition against a Thai coal mine project that is being carried out on disputed farmlands confiscated from local villagers who had been forced out. Thailand-based Lumpoon Dun Co Ltd is planning a coal-fired power plant in Monglet Village Tract, Kengtung […]