Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi faced the wrath of hundreds of villagers on Thursday angered by her defence of an independent report that backed expansion of a copper mine they say was built on illegally seized land.Friday, 15 March, 2013, 1:07am
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a probe into a crackdown on a protest against a Chinese-backed copper mine that left scores of monks injured, the president's office said yesterday.
The inquiry will also assess the future of the disputed project.2 Dec 2012 - 4:50am
Security forces fired water cannon and tear gas to break up a three-month protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and its partner, a subsidiary of a Chinese arms manufacturer.30 Nov 2012 - 4:01am
Riot police fired water and tear gas on Thursday to break up a protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and a Chinese arms manufacturer.29 Nov 2012 - 9:05pm