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"Kao Wao News" (from 2001)

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Title: "Kao Wao News" (Burmese version)
Language: Burmese
Source/publisher: "Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 April 2007


Title: "Kao Wao News" (English version)
Description/subject: Very active site...Largely on the Mon...Contains opinion pieces and articles as well as links... News and other items by category: Articles... Book Reviews... Culture... Environment... Guest Book... Human Rights... Interviews... Kaowao Audio Migrant Watch... Opinion... Photo Gallery... Politics... Readers front... Donation... Statements... Links.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2003


Title: "Kao Wao News" (Mon version)
Language: Mon
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2005


Title: "Kao Wao News" (Thai version)
Language: Thai
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 April 2007


Title: Rehmonya Radio
Date of publication: May 2008
Language: Mon
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2008


Individual Documents

Title: BORDER OFFICE RAIDED BY THAI AUTHORITIES
Date of publication: 20 August 2002
Description/subject: Security Alert... (Kao-Wao, August 20, 2002). "The border offices working on Thai soil at Sangkhalaburi, Karnchanaburi Province of western Thailand were being raided in this morning..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (7K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: BUDDHIST MONKS USED AS HUMAN SHIELDS DURING OFFENSIVE
Date of publication: 03 December 2002
Description/subject: Mon State at War... YE, Dec 3, 2002 -- "Burmese Army Light Infantry Battalion No. 299 has abducted Mon Buddhist monks, women and children in southern Ye township and used them as human shields during a military operation against the Mon armed group, the Hongsawatoi Restoration Party, starting in November, local sources said..."
Author/creator: Sem Ong
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (8K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: BURMA ARMY OPEN FIRES ON SOCIAL GATHERING
Date of publication: 13 May 2002
Description/subject: KAO WAO: BREAKING NEWS... (Kaowao, May 13, 2002) "The Burma Army marched into Taung Pauk village, Kya-Inn Seikyi Township in Karen State and opened fire on a group of innocent civilians who had gathered to build a house on May 12, 2002. A crowd of Mon villagers were fired upon by the Infantry Battalion No. 77 under Army Division 88 who intruded into the cease-fire zone of the New Mon State Party. On May 12, about a hundred Burmese troops led by Major Myint Lwin entered Taung Pauk (Day Thoong) village and committed rampant shooting at a social gathering of Mon villagers who were building a house at a traditional gathering. During the shooting the army killed two villagers and wounded three..."
Language: English
Format/size: html (9K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: CIVILIANS TORTURED AND KILLED DURING MILITARY OFFENSIVE
Date of publication: 29 December 2003
Description/subject: Ye – "Civilians are abducted and killed by the Burmese Army during military operation against guerrillas in southern Mon State and northern Tenasserim Division. According to the witness, 19 villagers including Buddhist monks and village headmen were arrested for interrogation three days ago. Being accused as supporters of the Mon guerrilla group, those arrested were ordered to sit in the sun, beaten and tortured by the Burmese Army Regiment No. 22 led by Colonel Nyi Nyi Swe..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao and IMNA
Format/size: html (14K)
Date of entry/update: 29 December 2003


Title: Condolences
Date of publication: 07 March 2003
Description/subject: Letter of condolence on the death of Nai Shwe Kyin from the Kachin National Organisation (KIO) to members of the New Mon State Party and the People of Mon State.
Author/creator: James Lum Dau, Deputy Chief of Foreign Affairs, KIO
Language: English
Source/publisher: KIO via Kao Wao News
Format/size: html (8K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: DEMONSTRATION AT MANELOY CAMP
Date of publication: 06 December 2001
Description/subject: KAO WAO: BREAKING NEWS. (Special report from Maneeloy, December 6, 2001) "About (300) refugees from the Burmese Students Center held a demonstration to protest the Thai government’s move to close the refugee camp. Fearing for their safety, the refugees and asylum seekers at Maneeloy camp staged the peaceful demonstration to voice their demands to the Thai government and UNHCR, as stated by Nai Aung Win, chairman of the Overseas Mon National Students Organization (OMNSO), who was interviewed on the day of the protest..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (9K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GAS PIPELINE EXPLODES IN MON STATE
Date of publication: 17 February 2003
Description/subject: Environmental Disaster... (Kao-Wao / Three Pagodas Pass, February 17, 2003)... "A section of a gas pipeline exploded on February 11, 2003 between 1- 2 AM local time in southern Mon State according to local source. The explosion on the Kanbauk-Myaingkalay gas pipeline occurred near La-Mine village of Northern Ye Township..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (11K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: JOINT STATEMENT OF THE WORLDWIDE MON COMMUNITIES ON THE 57th ANNIVERSARY OF MON NATIONAL DAY
Date of publication: 06 February 2004
Description/subject: February 6, 2004: "Among the peoples who live in Burma today, the Mons are considered to be the oldest. The Mon people established their own sovereign kingdoms and enjoyed freedom and prosperity for many centuries before the modern era began. Their civilization was among the most distinctive and influential in pre-colonial Southeast Asia. Significant aspects of the language, art and architecture, political and legal arrangements, and, above all, the religion of the great Burman and Thai civilizations were derived from the Mon society which preceded them and which acted as a vector in the transmission of Theravada Buddhism and Indianized political culture to the region..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (22K)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2004


Title: JOINT-STATEMENT ON 246TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALLEN DAY OF MON SOVEREIGN KINGDOM (HONGSAWATOI)
Date of publication: 23 May 2003
Description/subject: "Today is the 246th anniversary of the fallen day of our Mon sovereign kingdom, known as Hongsawatoi or Pegu, which covered the whole of today's Lower Burma..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (19K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No 51
Date of publication: 03 September 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 19 - September 3, 2003... READERS' FRONT; FATE OF GUERRILLA LEADER UNKNOWN; FORCED VOLUNTEERS FOR BURMA ARMY; ANTI-DEMOCRACY DEATH SQUADS; MON CEASE-FIRE LEADERS IN RANGOON; From Tri-partite Dialogue to Tri-Offensive Strategy; POWER RESHUFFLE IN BURMA; JUNTA DENIES SUU KYI ON HUNGER STRIKE; BUDDHIST MONKS ARRESTED AND DISROBED; JESUITS AID CHIN REFUGEES IN JUNGLE; EURO-MON MEET DURING SUMMER
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (123K)
Date of entry/update: 06 September 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No 52
Date of publication: 17 September 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 4-17, 2003... READERS' FRONT; SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR’S REPORT FAILS; MON PRISONERS DENIED ACCESS; DISPLACED FLOCK TO THE BORDER; JUNTA LIES ON EDUCATION; U.N. ENVOY SEEKS TO VISIT DEMOCRACY LEADER; REPLY TO CONTAGIOUS DISEASE OF ROAD MAP; A ROAD MAP TO DELUSION OR EQUALITY; NEOLIBERALISM VS. BUDDHISM; DEPORTED MONKS SHOCK MON IN EXILE; SOROS FUNDS PLAN TO BLOCK BUSH.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (163K)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No 53
Date of publication: 01 October 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 18- October 1, 2003... READERS' FRONT; FIGHTING CONTINUES IN SOUTHERN YE; MON MP CALLS ON EU TO PRESSURE MILITARY REGIME; OVER 1,400 FAMILIES RELOCATED FOR NEW RAILWAY STATION; MON TEXT BOOK COMMITTEE MEETS; GEETA-WATEE: MON BAND FORMED IN MOULMEIN; FORCED LABOUR IN BURMA, CHEAP LABOUR IN MALAYSIA; MONKS ILL TREATED DURING CRACKDOWN; SUU KYI RECUPERATES UNDER HOUSE ARREST; DEMOCRATIZE MYANMAR BY 2006: UN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (92K)
Date of entry/update: 03 October 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No 54
Date of publication: 14 October 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 2-14, 2003... READERS' FRONT; TEACHERS JOIN DEFENSE TRAINING; SOUTHERN TROPICAL FOREST IN DANGER; ACTIVISTS DISCUSS ROAD MAP FOR DEMOCRACY; MON LANGUAGE BOOKS SCRUTINIZED; ILLEGAL TRADE AND CORRUPTION ON THAI-BURMA BORDER; A MAN WITH A MISSION: MIGRANTS GIVE BACK; THAILAND STRUGGLES TO HALT HUMAN TRAFFICKING; WILL THE ROAD MAP SOLVE PROBLEMS IN BURMA? HAPPY IN INSEIN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (97K)
Date of entry/update: 17 October 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No 55
Date of publication: 30 October 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 15-30, 2003... READERS' FRONT; HUNGER IN EASTERN BURMA BORDER; LAND CONFISCATION IN MON AREA DOCUMENTED; NEW PSYCH WARFARE; ILLEGAL FUND RAISING FOR BURMA ARMY; EQUALITY FIRST PRIORITY: MON STATE CONSTITUTION; ANTI-MUSLIM ATTACKS SPREAD TO SOUTHERN BURMA; GRASS ROOT CONFERENCE DECIDES KEY RESOLUTION; CAN WE TRUST PRIME MINISTER KHIN NYUNT? MON STUDIES CENTRE A GOAL FOR ACADEMICS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (110K)
Date of entry/update: 30 October 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 1
Date of publication: 13 November 2001
Description/subject: "Split From The Cease-Fire"; "Honey Mon"; "Learn More Rights"; "Solidarity Building"; "Community Training". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (14K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 10
Date of publication: 15 February 2002
Description/subject: "READERS FRONT"; "MON CLASH STEPS INTO AN ARMED CONFLICT"; "PANGLONG SPIRIT GROWS INSIDE CEASE-FIRE GROUPS"; "UNLD HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING"; "HARIBHUNCHAI: THE FORGOTTEN MON KINGDOM"; "MOBILE PHONE A RISK FOR MIGRANTS"; "POLICE ROB MONEY FROM REGISTERED WORKERS"; "CROCODILE ENTERS HOME AND KILLS INFANT"; "MON YOUTH MOVE FORWORD"; "NATIONAL DAY IN THE WORKS". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (35K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 11
Date of publication: 26 February 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "CEASE-FIRE GROUPS STAND MUTE WITH UN RAPPORTEUR"; "POLITICAL REFUGEES DENIED FAIR TREATMENT"; "AN EVENING WITH DR. CHAO TZANG YAWNGWE"; "MON YOUTH IN ACTION"; "CHIN NATIONAL DAY"; "WEARING SARONG AN INVITATION TO ROBBERY"; "MONS AWARDED FOR ENTHUSIASM". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 12
Date of publication: 09 March 2002
Description/subject: "GENERAL DIGS UNDERGROUND"; "LETTER CAMPAIGN TO UNITE MON ARMED FORCES"; "NO FORCED LABOUR BUT FORCED CULTIVATION"; "HALOCKANEE VILLAGERS CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE"; "MON NATIONAL DAY ON THE SIDELINES"; "MON SPIRIT IN NORTHERN THAILAND"; "NATIONAL DAY IN MAHACHAI AND OVERSEAS"; "FINN MON CELEBRATION"; "MON DAY IN NORTH AMERICA"; "HELL'S GATE SWINGS WIDE OPEN TO MIGRANTS"; "HONEY MON WORKERS ARRESTED"; "TRAFFICKING TRAGEDY"; "READERS' FRONT"; "THAILAND YEARS BEHIND IN HUMAN RIGHTS". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 13
Date of publication: 21 March 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "HRP, KAREN GUERRILLAS AMBUSH BURMA ARMY" "ARMY DEVELOPMENT ON THE RAILWAY OF DEATH"; "TAXATION AND FIGHTING OVER THE RAILWAY OF DEATH"; "INTERVIEW: AN EVENING WITH DR EMMANUEL GUILLON"; "KANBAWZA WIN: WILL THE JUNTA LIVE UP TO ITS RHETORIC?"; "REGISTERED WORKERS ARRESTED"; "CHINESE BOSS, TEMPLE AND DRUG TRAFFICKERS"; "UNITED STATES LINKS WA CARTEL TO TERRORISTS". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (50K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 14
Date of publication: 31 March 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "MON WOMEN TO LEAD COORDINATING TEAM"; "OVERSEAS MON URGE NEW MON STATE PARTY TO RECONCILE"; "NCUB HOLDS SIXTH CONFERENCE"; "INFANTS ARRESTED AS ILLEGAL LABOUR"; "SHAN YOUTH NETWORK GROUP"; "MON YOUTH JOINS DIPLOMACY TRAINING"; "CHIN LEADER SUPPORTS NATIONAL RECONCILIATION PROGRAM"; Note by Editor: SUBMIT YOUR NEWS. Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (51K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 15
Date of publication: 12 April 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "MON UNITY LEAGUE NEGOTIATE TRUCE"; "JUNTA TIGHTENS CONTROL IN MON STATE"; "LEADERS EXCHANGE EXPERIENCE ON DEMOCRATIZATON"; "MON POST TEN SCHOOL RECRUITS STUDENTS"; "THAI SEMINAR PROMOTES MULTICULTURALISM'; "VOA: VOICE OF ARAKAN"; "THAI MAFIA BREAK AND ENTER MON MIGRANTS'; "HIV CRISIS: BURMA MIGRANTS VULNERABLE". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 16
Date of publication: 27 April 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "JUNTA BUILDS ROAD IN MON STATE"; "ETHNIC LEADERS' HEALTH WORSEN"; "TENSION OVER STALLED UN TALKS"; "WLB: FUTURE PEACE BUILDER"; "KARAOKE SINGERS ARRESTED"; "FILLING THE QUOTA"; "NIGHTMARE JOURNEY TO THAILAND"; "SONGRAN WATER WARS"; "BURMA EXILES CELEBRATE THINKYAN"; "MON EMBRACE SANGKRAN". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (46K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 17
Date of publication: 10 May 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "BURMAN STATE CONSTITUTION FORMED"; "MONS PLAN FOR CIVIL SOCIETY"; "CIVILIANS TO PAY FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION"; "SUU KYI RELEASE WIDELY WELCOMED"; "SUU KYI SAYS MINORITIES MUST JOIN IN"; "BURMESE KYAT REBOUNDS"; "GAS PIPE LINE EXPLODES FOR A SECOND TIME"; "RAMANYA BULLETTIN: FORCED DISTRIBUTION". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (36K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 18
Date of publication: 22 May 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "PEACE STALEMATE"; "PEACE BREAKS DOWN BETWEEN MONS"; "YABA IN THE HANDS OF THAI POLICE ACCUSE MIGRANTS"; "VILLAGERS ORDERED TO FORM DRUG COMMITTEES"; "A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GENERAL"; "OPPOSITION CAMPS UNDER ATTACK ON SUU KYI'S RELEASE"; "ETHNIC GROUPS URGE TRIPARTITE DIALOGUE"; "FLEXIBILITY: THE WAY OF EDUCATION IN BURMA"; "BURMESE APPOINTED UN SECURITY COORDINATOR"; "IN DEFENSE OF THE ARMED STRUGGLE" : BY DAVID O'HANLON; "THE MILITARY'S HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (55K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 19
Date of publication: 04 June 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "NO POLITICAL SOLUTION AFTER CEASE-FIRE"; "MONS URGE ARMIES TO RECONCILE"; "GAS PIPELINE UNDER COVER"; "RECOGNIZE ELECTION RESULT"; "BORDER CRISIS BECOMES A POLITICAL GAME"; "INVESTIGATION AFTER RAMPANT SHOOTING'; "ONE LEG VALUED AT TEN DOLLARS"; "WOMEN MIGRANTS TARGETS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT"; "MON REFUSES TO PAY CORRUPT POLICE"; "MONOPOLY ON THE POOR"; "SWISS NATIONAL APPOINTED AS INTERIM OFFICER TO ILO"; "MYPO AND THE FUTURE OF MON MAGAZINE".Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 2
Date of publication: 22 November 2001
Description/subject: "Market Slows at Three Pagodas Pass"; "Mon Youth Gathered at the Border"; "New Guerrilla Group Attracts Mon Community"; "Some analysis on the 1995 cease-fire agreement between the NMSP and SLORC (SPDC)"; "Migrant Watch: Workers Beaten to Death"; "Preserving Old Palm Leaves". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: HTML (26K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 20
Date of publication: 14 June 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "THE FALL OF MONLAND UNFORGOTTEN"; "POLITICAL REFUGEES FACE UNCERTAINITY"; "ARAKAN YOUTHS: FREE POLITICAL PRISONERS"; "OFFENSIVE COST JUNTA 300 KILLED AND WOUNDED"; "SPDC'S WAR OF WORDS A BLAST FROM THE PAST"; "ALL QUIET AT THREE PAGODAS PASS"; "CULTURAL EXCHANGE IN BANGKOK"; "HRP ATTACK MILITIA CAMP'; "NO TAX BREAK FOR CONFISCATED LAND'; "BOOK: THE GOLDEN SHELDRAKE SET TO FLY"; "KACHIN POST: A VOICE FOR TOP NORTH". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 21
Date of publication: 26 June 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "MUSIC TO THEIR EARS"; "NEW MON STATE PARTY LEADER ABDUCTED"; "INTERVIEW: HRP TALKS ON CURRENT MON CONFLICT"; "SUU KYI'S BIRTHDAY AT THE BORDER"; "COSTLY BATTLE AGAINST SHAN"; "MON LITERACY CLASS IN USA"; "MYPO STUDENTS BUILD CONFIDENCE"; "OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN?": BY DAVID O'HANLON; "GENERAL HAS DREAMS FOR WHITE ELEPHANTS"; "UNHCR CALLS IN POLICE". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (57K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 22
Date of publication: 06 July 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "BORDER OFFICES CLOSE AFTER WARNING"; "BREAKAWAY LEADER AIMS TO BUILD CONSENSUS"; "MON POLITICIANS URGE COMPROMISE"; "NMSP EXPRESS DISSATISFACTION WITH THAI"; "THAILAND COUNTER ATTACKS IN WAR OF WORDS"; "ANTI THAI RALLY SPREADS TO WESTERN BURMA"; "WORLD CUP 2002: BURMA UNDER THEIR FEET"; "ARAKAN INDEPENDENCE BULLETIN: A CHALLENGE FOR FREEDOM"; "DRUG DEALERS ARRESTED BY NMSP"; "RAPE USED AS WEAPON OF WAR". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
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Format/size: html (45K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 23
Date of publication: 30 July 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT" "ARMY RAPES GIRL THEN MURDERS MON FAMILY"; "MON WARY AMID HOPE, WAR AND TERROR"; "HUMANITARIAN AID QUESTIONED BY SOCIAL ACTIVISTS"; "HIV/AIDS: BURMA ON THE BRINK"; "AI REPORT: URGENT ACTION TO SAVE ETHNIC GROUPS"; "THAI MON LEADER REMEMBERED"; "MON YOUTH COMMUNTY MEET'; "DEMOCRATIC VOICE OF BURMA IN TENTH YEAR"; "YOUTH ACTIVITIES AT THE BORDER". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 24
Date of publication: 12 August 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "RAPE VICTIMS COMPENSATED BY ARMY"; "PEOPLE READY FOR CHANGE"; "ARMY GRABS MORE LAND"; "KAREN COMMEMORATE FREEDOM FIGHTERS"; "DIALOGUE HAS NOT YET BEGUN"; "FOURTEENTH YEAR AFTER NATION WIDE UPRISING"; 'MON WOMEN SEEK POLITICAL ROLE'; "ARAKAN SOCIAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION'; "MIGRANTS DETAINED AND TORTURED BY THAI"; "CHINESE DRUG LORD AND BURMESE ARMY". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 25
Date of publication: 26 August 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT" "POLICE FORCE FUND RAISING"; "SUSPICIONS IMPEDE PEACE FOR MON"; "OVER FIFTY YEARS OF MON ARMED RESISTENCE"; "AILING ETHNIC LEADER FREED AT LAST"; "ARAKAN RICE RIOT MASSACRE REMEMBERED"; "LAND CONFISCATION CAUSING HARDSHIP"; KANBAWZA WIN: "WHY DISTRACT THE KARENNI REFUGEES?"; "MON MAGIC IN THE NORTH POLE". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (51K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 26
Date of publication: 09 September 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "MORE LAND CONFISCATED BY BURMESE ARMY"; "BREAKAWAY GROUP BLAME MEDIATORS"; "FLASH FLOOD CLAIMS REFUGEES' LIVES"; "WOMEN CALL ON UN TO INVESTIGATE SEXUAL VIOLENCE"; "JUNTA PRESSURED TO RESOLVE CRISIS"; "MON JOINS MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL IN CHINA"; "THAILAND URGED FOR BETTER TREATMENT'; "PALAUNG LEADER DIES IN PRISON"; "THE ROAR OF THE ELEPHANT". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (56K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 27
Date of publication: 30 September 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "RICE FARMS FLOODED OUT BY HEAVY RAINS"; "HUNGRY VILLAGERS LOOT RICE STOCK"; "FARMERS FACE AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE"; "BESEIGED BOAT PASSENGERS TO PAY FOR LOST WEAPONS"; "EU MISSION MEETS WITH ETHNIC LEADERS"; "NCUB IN TENTH YEAR"; "DEPLETING RAIN FOREST IN SOUTHERN BURMA"; "NEW WORKERS ON EDGE FOR REGISTRATION CARDS"; "HARD TIMES AHEAD FOR INJURED MIGRANTS"; "BURMESE TO OBTAIN REFUGEE STATUS IN KOREA".
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: kaowao@hotmail.com
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 28
Date of publication: 15 October 2002
Description/subject: "An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma." READER'S FRONT; INTERVIEW WITH NAI TUN THEIN; STARVATION IN MON STATE; CANADA LASHES BURMA FOR STIFLING DEMOCRACY; ALIEN WORKERS READY WITH RUBBER CUBE; EDUCATION PROJECT FOR MON MONKS; JUNTA MAINTAINS TIGHT GRIP ON RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY; REFUGEE HOLDING PROTECTION PAPER ARRESTED; ETHNIC KAREN, MON TOLD TO HAND IN ID CARDS; THE MON POLITICAL DILEMMA: BANYA HONGSAR.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (86K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 29
Date of publication: 31 October 2002
Description/subject: "An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma". October 16-31, 2002. READER’S FRONT; LICENSE TO RAPE BY ARMY CONTINUES; INTERVIEW: AN EVENING WITH NAI YEN NI; ETHNIC LEADERS JOIN IN CRPP; MERIT-MAKERS BLOWN TO DEATH IN SHAN STATE; REFUGEE RELIEF GROUP FORMED IN AUSTRALIA; MON NATIONAL DAY COMMITTEE IN NORTH AMERICA; UN ENVOY MEETS UNITED NATIONALITIES ALLIANCE; MIGRANTS PAY A HIGH PRICE FOR ASIAN VALUES.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (66K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 3
Date of publication: 03 December 2001
Description/subject: "MON UNITY LEAGUE URGES COMPROMISE"; "FEAR AT CLOSURE OF SAFE AREA"; "HELL'S GATE AT FISHING SITE"; "HUMAN RIGHTS REACHING OUT"; "COMMITTEE FOR REVITALIZATION OF MON CULTURAL HERITAGE". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (25K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 30
Date of publication: 13 November 2002
Description/subject: "An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma" No. 30, November 1-13, 2002 READER’S FRONT; MON APPEALS TO MONITOR DISPLACED PERSONS; FARMERS THROWN INTO A LIFE OF POVERTY; DRUG POSTERS FOR SALE; STATE CONSTITUTION SEMINARS HELD; KARENNI TALK PEACE; MAN KILLED BY POLICE INVESTIGATION; FORCED FUND RAISING CONTINUE IN MON STATE; USDA: ACT LOCALLY AND LIE GLOBALLY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (48K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 31
Date of publication: 27 November 2002
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma. No. 31, November 13-27, 2002. READER’S FRONT; IMPRISONED MON LEADER’S HEALTH WORSENS; PORTERS USED IN OFFENSIVE AGAINST MON; STUDENT CARD HOLDER EXTORTED BY POLICE; MUL LAUNCH LAND CONFISCATION CAMPAIGN; SNIPPERS ATTACK BREAKAWAY LEADER; FORCED TO SELL BETEL NUT; FARMERS ORDERED TO SELL RICE WITH LOW PRICE; MON MONKS RESTRICTED FROM BUDDHIST EXAM; FIFTH CONGRESS OF NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT HELD; MON STUDENTS IN SAFE AREA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (45K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 32
Date of publication: 10 December 2002
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma. No. 32, November 28- December 10, 2002. READER’S FRONT; VILLAGERS KILLED BY RAMPANT SHOOTING; POLICE OFFICER RELEASED BY SPLINTER GROUP; BURMA’S DENIAL SEND AIDS TOWARD THE BRINK; JOINT ASSOCIATION OPENED AT THREE PAGODAS BORDER; BUSINESS OVER THE RIVER KWAI BRIDGE; CURFEW IN WESTERN BURMA; MON NOT ALLOWED TO SPEAK; BREAK AWAY GROUP JOINS NEW MON STATE PARTY; MON CANADIAN ASSOCIATION; BURMESE NATIONAL DAY AT THE BORDER; FORMER DICTATOR NE WIN DIES.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (63K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 33
Date of publication: 25 December 2002
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... No. 33, December 11-25, 2002. READER’S FRONT; MAN STABBED FOR NOT SPEAKING BURMESE; BURMA OPPOSITION OFFICES CLOSED; ETHNIC NATIONALITIES MEET IN BERLIN; US CHARGES MYANMAR WITH NEW RAPE ACCUSATION; SECOND CONGRESS OF WOMEN’S LEAGUE OF BURMA; MILITARY ALLIANCE HOLD FOURTH CONFERENCE; SILENCING THE VOICES OF TRUTH; INTERVIEW WITH COLONEL YAWD SERK; PEACE FOR BURMA ACTIVISM IN CANADA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (59K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 34
Date of publication: 04 January 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma...No. 34, Dec 26, 2002 ­ Jan 4, 2003... READER’S FRONT; MORE LAND CONFISCATED FOR NEW BATTALION; SPDC SOLDIERS SURRENDER TO MON ARMY; DKBA ROB MON TEACHER’S RESIDENCE; MORE HRP MEMBERS REJOIN NEW MON STATE PARTY; CHECK POINT BUSINESS IN SOUTHERN BURMA; MIGRANT VILLAGERS SEND TO JAIL; SPDC SOLDIERS KILLED BY KNU; MRC HOLDS NINTH CONFERENCE; MON IN CANADA PREPARE FOR NATIONAL DAY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (34K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 35
Date of publication: 14 January 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... JUNTA’ RICE STOCK BURNT BY MON ARMED GROUP; MON GROUPS URGED TO REFORM; FORCED LABOUR FOR NEW HELICOPTER FIELD; MIGRANT WORKERS ARRESTED ON HOLIDAY TRIP; THAI ARMY FIRED WARNIGN SHOTS AS BORDER WAR HEATED UP; WOMEN FRRSTRATED OVER DISTURBING SUU KYI; PALAUNG CELEBRATES FORTY YEARS OF ARMED RESISTANCE; VILLAGERS THREATENED BEFORE ICRC VISIT IN SHAN STATE; MU DANE TATMADAW: BY KANBAWZA WIN; READER’S FRONT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (57K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 36
Date of publication: 29 January 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READER’S FRONT; TEACHING MON BANNED BY JUNTA; AN ORDER TO SHOOT EVERY MAN IN UNIFORM; FORCED LOGGING FOR NEW ARMY BASE; NEW MON STATE PARTY HOLDS FIFTH CONFERENCE; LICENSE TO RAPE: RUNAWAY SOLDIERS DISCLOSE; POCKET MONEY FOR NEW RECRUIT; ARMY CONFISCATED LAND FOR PRAWN PROJECT; BURMA’S FORMER FIRST LADY REMEMBERED; DISSIDENTS UNDER THE THAI JUNGLE BOOT; PROTEST AT WAIVER OF EU VISA BAN ON DICTATOR,
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 37
Date of publication: 13 February 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READER’S FRONT; IMPRISONED MON LEADER’S HEALTH WORSENS; ROAD TO MONLAND REOPENED; RUN WITH THE HERD; EDUCATON FESTIVAL UNDER SIEGE; KAREN RESISTANCE DAY HELD DESPITE ARMY OFFENSIVE; LEADERS UNCHANGED AFTER MON CONFERENCE; MILITARY BASE BUILT ON ISLAND; FORCED PADDY COLLECTION IN MON VILLAGES; SHAN POLITICIAN DETAINED; UPCOMING MON NATIONAL DAY IN THE WORKS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (41K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 38
Date of publication: 25 February 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READER’S FRONT; MONS CALL FOR CHANGE; NATIONALITIES MEET ON UNION DAY; MONS WORLDWIDE JOIN NATIONAL DAY; CHIN AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE NATIONAL DAY; BANK CRISIS HITS BORDER TRADE; BUDDHIST EXAM SPONSORED BY SENIOR MONK; PUBLISHER OF MON POETRY ARRESTED; ANOTHER GAS EXPLOSION IN MON STATE; STATE TERRORISM USED BY JUNTA SAYS ALLIANCE; DEATH TOLL OF WAR ON DRUGS RISES; EU PRESIDENCY CRITICIZES BURMA; GENERATION OF POLITICS IN MONLAND.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (67K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 39
Date of publication: 15 March 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READER’S FRONT; ARMY BANS SELLING OF PRODUCTS; POLICE STAB MEMBERS OF NATIONAL DAY COMMITTEE; DRUNKEN MAJOR BEATS LOCAL; USDA TRAIN VILLAGERS TO LIE TO INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS; RANGOON PLANS TRADE EXPANSION; REGIME FAILS TO LOBBY THE UNITED STATES; THE TRADITIONAL KOWTOW: BY KANBAWZA WIN; SEXUAL VIOLENCE VOICED BY WOMEN GROUP; ONE MAN, ONE FLAG: PRESIDENT OF NEW MON STATE PARTY DIES; CANADIAN URGED FOR SUPPORT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (56K)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 4
Date of publication: 14 December 2001
Description/subject: 1. "Burma Army Intrudes Cease-fire Zone"; 2. "Asia's First Nude Paradise in Burma"; 4. "World joins Centennial Nobel Peace Prize"; 5. "Upcoming 55th Anniversary of Mon National Day"; 6. "Workers protest for registration cards"; 7. "Resurrecting the Railways of Death" 8. "Readers Front" . Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (26K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 40
Date of publication: 26 March 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READER’S FRONT; CEASE-FIRE POLICY UNCHANGED AFTER DEATH OF MON LEADER; MONS EXCLUDED AMONG POLITICAL PRISONERS; OVERSEAS MONS REMEMBER NAI SHWE KYIN; OCEAN OF MOURNERS ATTEND MON LEADER’S FUNERAL; FARMERS FORCED TO SELL PADDY; COUNTER INSURGENCY GROUPS DISTURB GRADUATION CEREMONY; MAFIA ROB MON GIRL IN MARKET PLACE; THE POOR FORCED TO CLEAN BORDER TOWN; STUDENTS PAY FOR REPAIRING GOVERNMENT SCHOOL; SPIES SNEAK SEX FROM CHILD PROSTITUTES; ATHENS SUPPORTS NON-BURMANS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (64K)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 41
Date of publication: 10 April 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 27-April 10, 2003... READER’S FRONT; NEW MON STATE PARTY REFORMED; REFUGEES TORTURE BY BURMESE ARMY; OLD MAN BEATEN FOR NOT SELLING RICE; MOULMEIN STUDENTS CLASH WITH POLICE; LAND CONFISCATION FOR POLICE STATION; MON MUSIC THRIVES DESPITE ASSIMILATION; ARAKAN YOUTHS COORDINATE; LOST IN THE WESTERN BORDER; CANADIAN MON WOMEN ORGANIZAION.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 42
Date of publication: 22 April 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READER’S FRONT; MON PRISONER SUFFERS STROKE; CIVILIANS KILLED AT PRO REGIME CONCERT; DKBA EXPANDS INTO MON STATE; SEX AND DRINK IN CITY; GAS PIPELINES DESTROYED BY KAREN REBELS; DRUGS AND GAMBLING AT THE CAMPUS; RESTRICTION ON MON LANGUAGE PUBLICATION; SHOW ME THE MONEY; CHECK-POINTS ALONG THE RAILWAY OF DEATH LINE; MON NEW YEAR IN NORTH AMERICA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (60K)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 43
Date of publication: 13 May 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READERS' FRONT; VILLAGERS CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF BATTLE; OVERSEAS MONS URGED TO STUDY POLITICS; PORTERS USED FOR ARMY TRANSFER; GROUP FORMED TO BLOCK DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT; RAINSTORM WIPES OUT REFUGEE CAMP; FORCED LABOUR FOR ARMY CAMP; KAO WAO VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: DOES BURMA NEED THE U.S?; INTERVIEW WITH PON NYA MON; A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS: BY KUN BOP HTAW; RUN AWAY WORKER HIT BY TRAIN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (139K)
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 44
Date of publication: 29 May 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READERS’ FRONT; MONS FLEE TO REFUGEE CAMP; ARMY ISSUES IDENTIFICATION CARDS; JUNTA DISROBES MONKS IN PEGU; MON DRAFT STATE CONSTITUTION; OVERSEAS MON REMEMBER THEIR SOVEREIGNTY; KAO WAO VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: DOES BURMA NEED THE U.S?; IN PURSUIT OF CORRUPTION; MONKS CONFRONT LOCAL POLICE FORCE; EARN ABROAD, SPEND AT HOME; MIGRANT WORKERS ATTACKED BY MAFIA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (105K)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 45
Date of publication: 10 June 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READERS' FRONT; EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF MAY 30; LAND CONFISCATION FOR ARTILLERY REGIMENT; REFUGEE MONKS SEEK PROTECTION; MORE YOUTHS IN THE CAPITAL LEARN MON; INTERVIEW: AN EVENING WITH DR. KANBAWZA WIN; STUDENTS FORM MASS MOVEMENT OPERATION COMMITTEE; PRO RANGOON INVOLVED IN ILLEGAL LOGGING; THE FIRST PRINTING PRESS IN MONLAND; FOUNDATION OF NATIONAL UNITY; ILO AND FORCED LABOUR IN BURMA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (138K)
Date of entry/update: June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 46
Date of publication: 21 June 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 11-21, 2003... READERS' FRONT; CEASE-FIRE GROUP WARNED TO CLAM UP; STUDENTS MADE TO PAY HIGHER TUITION FEE; EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF BLACK FRIDAY; ENDANGERED HERITAGE GROWS ON THAI SOIL; BURMA AWARENESS IN CANADA; NEW ZEALAND URGED FOR MORE ACTION; CHINA AND INDIA TARGETED FOR BURMA’S DEMOCRACY; CHIN MEETING PROMOTES PUBLIC PARTICIPATION; SOCIAL WELL BEING OF WOMEN UNDER THREAT; MON CEASE-FIRE: A NO WIN SITUATION.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (69k)
Date of entry/update: 21 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 47
Date of publication: 06 July 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma...June 22-July 7, 2003... READERS' FRONT; MON CEASE-FIRE ON THE WANE; VILLAGERS FLEE MILITARY TRAINING; MONKS FORCED TO AVOID POLITICS; COUNTER INSURGENCY EXPANDS IN YE; FARMERS PROTEST FOR THEIR RIGHTS; CIVILIANS BLAMED FOR INCOMPLETE ROAD; MYANMAR OFFICIAL WANTS TO SOLVE SUU KYI ISSUE; RECITING MON LITREATURE IN NORTH AMERICA; FISHERY WORKERS ON THE RUN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (119K)
Date of entry/update: 06 July 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 48
Date of publication: 21 July 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June July 8-21, 2003... READERS' FRONT; MON LEADER CALLS FOR INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTION; DISPLACED PEOPLE BEYOND THE BORDER; CIVILIANS LOOTED AND KILLED BY ARMED GROUPS; POPULATION TRANSFER INTO MON STATE; LAND CONFISCATION STRIKES FEAR IN FARMERS; BOMB EXPLODES IN MOULMEIN; MYANMAR SANCTION BILL READY FOR SIGNING; EXILED GOVERNMENT WELCOMES US SANCTIONS; NON-PROFIT EDUCATION IN MON STATE; EXILED ARAKAN LEADER PASSES; DIASPORA NEEDS DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP: BY KANBAWZA WIN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (137K)
Date of entry/update: 20 July 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 49
Date of publication: 03 August 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 21 - August 3, 2003... READERS' FRONT; MON POLITICIANS IN PEGU ARRESTED; ACTIVISTS ACCUSED OF STATE ASSASSINATION; NO WORK PERMIT FOR NEW MIGRANT WORKERS; 5-MINUTE TOUCH; OPPOSITION OFFICES CLOSE, ROAD MAP PITCH CONTINUES; MYANMAR DEFIANT ON SUU KYI; VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: DIASPORA NEEDS DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP; TALK IN RANGOON: WAR ON THE BORDER; NEW MON JOURNALS; MON LANGUAGE COURSE AT SILAPAKON UNIVERSITY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (154K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: Kao Wao News No. 5
Date of publication: 24 December 2001
Description/subject: "READER'S FRONT"; "ONLY ROAD TO MONLAND CLOSED"; "HUNGER STRIKE CONTINUED AT MANEELOY CAMP"; "ETHNIC NATIONALITIES STUDY FEDERALISM IN GERMANY"; "SHAN WELCOME 2096 NEW YEAR"; "PROTEST AT RANGOON UNIVERSITY"; "REGISTERED WORKERS DEPORTED"; "BURMA JUNTA GOES ALL OUT IN FESTIVITIES"; "YOUTH EXCHANGE AT SANGKHALA". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 50
Date of publication: 18 August 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... READERS' FRONT; MON NOT WORRIED BY U.S. SANCTIONS ; GIRL PORTER KILLED BY LAND MINE; CEASE-FIRE GROUP UNDER A CLOSE EYE; GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FORCED INTO MILITARY TRAINING; NMSP VOICE SOFT ON RESISTANCE DAY; RESISTANCE: A BITTER EXPERIENCE FOR THE MON PEOPLE; REVOLUTION, CEASE-FIRE AND DEMOCRACY IN MONLAND; OVERSEAS MON STUDENTS ELECT NEW BODY; BUDDHIST MONKS: STAY AWAY FROM POLITICS; WORLDWIDE PROTEST FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF 8888; FUNDS FOR MON TEMPLE IN CANADA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (109K)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 56
Date of publication: 15 November 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 1-15, 2003... READER’S FRONT; LAND OWNERS PROMISED COMPENSATION; KANBAUK MYAINGKALAY GAS PIPELINE; BURMESE MIGRANTS: A THORN IN THE THAI SIDE; CONFISCATED LAND CANNOT CHANGE THE SOUL OF A NATION; STRONG CIVIL SOCIETY AND A WEAK STATE; DISPLACEMENT OF MINORITIES IGNORED; MONKS UNDER CURFEW; SUU KYI REFUSES TO ACCEPT FREEDOM; MYANMAR UNMOVED BY US SANCTIONS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html ()102K)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 57
Date of publication: 01 December 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 15-December 1, 2003... READER’S FRONT; MON URGED TO JOIN National Convention; FARMERS REFUSE TO SIGN OVER LAND; YOUNG WOMEN PROP UP THE REGIME; FARMERS’ PROFITS UNDERMINED AGAIN; ABSDF GAINS SUPPORT FROM FORMER MEMBERS; MON NATIONAL DAY COMMITTEE FORMED; BURMESE APARTHEID AND MULTINATIONALS; MILITARY RULES MON STATE; EFFECT OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RANGOON WEIGHED.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (110K)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 58
Date of publication: 20 December 2003
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 1-20, 2003... READER’S FRONT; MUL WARY OF NMSP’S INVITE TO THE NATIONAL CONVENTION; ETHNIC PARTIES OPPOSE THE JUNTA’S ROAD MAP; THE INFORMATION AGE: BURMA STANDS ALONE; OBSTACLES TO ICT IN BURMA; DEATH PENALTY REVIVED TO PUNISH DISSIDENTS; 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL ASSAULTED AND RAPED BY LANDLORD; AMERICAN MON WOMEN ORGANIZE; POPPIES BLOSSOM IN THE NORTH AGAIN; SHOULD WE FORGET THE PAST? ANNAN PRESSES BURMA TO WORK ON DEMOCRACY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (171K)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 59
Date of publication: 06 January 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 21, 2003 - January 6, 2004... READER'S FRONT; CIVILIANS USED AS HUMAN SHIELDS DURING OFFENSIVE; BURMESE WAY TO MONEY LAUNDERING; ARMY OPENS FIRE ON KAREN NEW YEAR CELEBRATION; NEGOTIATING CEASE-FIRE: THE ART OF DISILLUSION IN MON STATE; SALWEEN RIVER MUSIC BAND IN THE USA; HUMAN RIGHTS ALARM OVER BLOODY DRUGS CRACKDOWN; DEMOCRACY OR FEDERALISM IN BURMA; MRC HOLDS 10TH CONFERENCE; MON CANADIAN PREPARE FOR BUDDHSIT TEMPLE; KAREN NEW YEAR IN VANCOUVER; FROM THE FIRST TO SECOND INDEPENDENCE.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (115K)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2004


Title: Kao Wao News No. 6
Date of publication: 05 January 2002
Description/subject: "BREAK AWAY LEADER FORMED POLITICAL PARTY"; "MANEELOY CAMP IS HISTORY"; "THAI NEW YEAR'S GALA AT MAHARCHAI"; "RICE MILL WORKERS EXPLOITED"; "55TH MON NATIONAL DAY & PUBLICATION"; "MON COMMUNITY OF CANADA JOURNAL"; "READER'S FRONT". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 60
Date of publication: 24 January 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 6-23, 2004... Best wishes for a very happy Year of the Monkey!... READER’S FRONT; VILLAGERS TORTURED FOR NOT SPEAKING BURMESE; PRO RANGOON TROOPS CLASH DURING CEASE-FIRE TALKS; ETHNIC CONFLICT TARGETED AT BURMA DONOR FORUM; CHOLERA SPREADS ALONG THE BORDER; MON DANCE GAINS POPULARITY ON THAI SOIL; JUNTA DESTROYS CORN CROPS IN MUDON; DKBA SMUGGLING BUSINESS; JUNTA HOLDS HISTORIC PEACE TALKS WITH KAREN; MONKS ARRESETED FOR CURFEW VIOLATIONS; A LAND WITHOUT EVIL: NEW BOOK ON BURMA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (53K)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 61
Date of publication: 08 February 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 23 – February 8, 2004 READER’S FRONT; BURMESE ARMY PERPETUATES RAPE; 57TH MON NATIONAL DAY WORLDWIDE; HR GROUP BLAMES ARMY OFFENSIVE; FARMERS FED UP WITH JUNTA; THIRD ETHNIC NATIONALITY SEMINAR HELD; THE MILITARY’S ‘ROADMAP’ AS A CATALYST; ON DIVIDE AND RULE POLICY: BY BASAW KHIN; A NONVIOLENT YOKE; JUNTA SACKS CABINET MINISTER.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (123K)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 62
Date of publication: 25 February 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 8-25, 2004... READER’S FRONT; BREAKAWAY LEADER SEEKS OPINION FOR TALK; CHOLERA CLAIMS SIX PEOPLE AT THE BORDER; MON LEADER NAI DHAMMA NAY HAS PASSED AWAY; DEPORTED WORKERS DIE IN CAR ACCIDENT; MONS GATHER AT SENIOR ABBOT’S CREMATION; CHIN POLITICAL PARTIES COME TOGETHER; ETHNIC ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR UNITY; BURMESE URGED TO BE REALISTIC; TRIPARTITE DIALOGUE AND NATIONAL CONVENTION; MON NATIONAL DAY IN LONDON; LOGGING MENACE WORLD’S HOTTEST BIODIVERSITY SPOTS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (75K)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 63
Date of publication: 06 March 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 26 – March 6, 2004... READER’S FRONT; LANDMINE USE BY BOTH PARTIES; LAMINE VILLAGE PROMOTED TO TOWN; MOULMEIN POLICE FORCE: SHOW ME THE MONEY; FIGHTING BETWEEN DKBA AND KNU; HUMAN TRAFICKKING THE ONLY BUSINESS IN TOWN; BUDDHISM EXAM IN THE CAPITAL; BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR REVERED MONK; MON NATIONAL DAY IN NORTH AMERICA; SCHOLAR: IDP NOT HUMANITARIAN CRISIS; CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM OVER LATEST UN BROKERING.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (82K)
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 64
Date of publication: 22 March 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 7- 22, 2004 READER’S FRONT; MON PREPARE FOR National Convention; THUNDER VICTORY OPERATION NO. 3: KILLING CONTINUES; TRAPPED LIKE MICE: REVENGE POLITICS; MON YOUTH SELECTED FOR YOUTH PARLIAMENT; ETHNIC NATIONALITIES COUNCIL: STRUGGLE AGAINST DENIAL; HUMAN RIGHT’S DAY COMMEMORATED INSIDE BURMA; MP FROM DEPAYIN MASSACRE TO VISIT CANADA; BUSH CAMPAIGN SELLS JACKET FROM PUNISHED MYANMAR.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (66K)
Date of entry/update: 22 March 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 65
Date of publication: 07 April 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 23- April 7, 2004... READER’S FRONT; AIDS THREAT GROWING IN SOUTHERN MON STATE; NMSP DEFENDS AGAINST CAR SMUGGLING ACCUSATION; NOTHING TO SHOW AFTER 9 YEARS OF CEASE-FIRE; KILLING OF MON OUTRAGE EXILE COMMUNITY; LICENSE RENEWAL FOR MOTORCYCLES IN MON STATE; CANADIAN ACTIVISTS PUSH FOR BURMA DEMOCRACY; EURO-MON PLAN FOR SECOND MEETING; TALKS GIVE NEW HOPE FOR PROGRESS; MOVE OVER, BAYINTNAUNG, SAY CEASEFIRE LEADERS; REFUGEE FIRE BOMBS GUT BURMA’S MALAYSIA EMBASSY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (68K)
Date of entry/update: 07 April 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 66
Date of publication: 28 April 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 10- 28, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; MILITARY BANS MON NATIONAL SCHOOL IN YE; NATIONAL CONVENTION: A JUNTA PLAYING GAME; WOMEN CALL FOR DIALOGUE BEFORE NATIONAL CONVENTION; ANNUAL SUMMER LITERACY CLASS HELD; MATERNAL AND CHILD WELFARE ORDERED TO FORM; ASIAN HIGHWAY WOULD LINK BURMA; DISCUSSION ON SANCTIONS MISS THE MARK; GENERAL BO MYA’S PEACE MISSION TO RANGOON; MON SONGKRAN IN NORTH AMERICA
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (53K)
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 67
Date of publication: 15 May 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 1- 15, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; MON FORCED OUT OF THEIR SCHOOLS; FAT CATS RULE THE VILLAGE: THE POWER OF MONEY; BURMA ARMY’S BUSINESS AS USUAL; SMUGGLING VEHICLES SEIZED IN YE; HUNDREDS OF MIGRANT WORKERS WAITING AT THE BORDER; THAILAND'S CYCLE OF TRAFFICKING; WHAT SHOULD THEY DO?; MON TO JOIN IN NATIONAL CONVENTION; MYANMAR UNDER FIRE FOR TALKS WITHOUT SUU KYI; UNITED NATIONS URGES LAST MINUTE DEAL.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (88K)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 68
Date of publication: 01 June 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 16 –June 1, 2004... CEASE FIRE GROUPS MUZZLED AT THE NATIONAL CONVENTION; MON LEADERSHIP MEETING BOYCOTTS CONVENTION;; SPDC’S HAND OF CORRUPTION; MON NATIONAL SCHOOLS COME UNDER FIRE; HIGH PRICE FOR MOTORBIKE LICENCE; HISTORY ATTRACTS MON STUDENTS; AUNG SAN SUU KYI MARKS YEAR IN DETENTION; BURMESE JOB HUNTERS AWAIT BORDER RUN; FLOODING RAINS CLAIM LIVES AT THREE PAGODAS; READERS’ FRONT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (39K)
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 69
Date of publication: 16 June 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 2-16, 2004... READER'S FRONT;; POOR FORCED TO PAY FOR BASIC EDUCATION; CONSCRIPTED VOLUNTEER FOR SCHOOL; WAITING MIGRANTS SUFFER FROM MALARIA; FORCED LABOUR FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION; ARMY CONFISCATED 800 ACRES FROM VILLAGERS; VILLAGERS ABDUCTED AND KILLED BY BURMA ARMY; TV LICENSE IN MON STATE; CIVILIANS WELCOME IMPRISONED LEADERS; KAREN UNITY SEMINAR HELD AT THE BORDER; VIETNAM SEEKS TO MEND EU ASIA RIFT OVER MYANMAR.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (51K)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2004


Title: Kao Wao News No. 7
Date of publication: 15 January 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT"; "MON COMMUNITY URGES MUL TO LOBBY BETWEEN ARMED GROUPS"; "REFUGEES ASK UNHCR TO ENTER NEW CAMP"; "MON NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT FORMS IN THAILAND"; "STATE PARANOID ON MIGRANT LABOUR"; "WARRANT FOR REGISTERED WORKERS"; "GENERALS ENJOY THE OPENING CEREMONY"; "8TH CONFERENCE OF MRC (USA)"; "THE SPIRIT OF MON CULTURE IN THAILAND". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 70
Date of publication: 03 July 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 17- July 3, 2004... READER’S FRONT; STEP OUT OF LINE AND YOU’LL BE SHOT; THE JUNTA’S WAY OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; FORCED LABOUR FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION; SALWEEN RIVER BAND SET TO TAKE THE STAGE; JULIA TRYBE THAI/BURMESE BORDER TOUR BENEFIT; CHALLENGING THE 9-YEAR OLD CEASE FIRE AGREEMENT; MON OPINION SPLIT OVER NATIONAL CONVENTION; FOREST AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT NOT A CONCERN; PASSENGERS HELD UP BY BOMB THREAT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (45K)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 71
Date of publication: 19 July 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 4-19, 2004... READER’S FRONT; NMSP MEMBERS ARRESTED WHILE COLLECTING FUNDS; MON RESETTLEMENT SITES SWELLS TO MORE THAN 5,000 IDP; RICE FIELDS FLOODED OUT BY HEAVY RAINS; MON CANADIAN PITCH IN FOR BUDDHIST TEMPLE; SUMMER CLASS FOR MON CANADIAN CHILDREN; BURMA FORUM IN CANADA; SUU KYI ABSENT FROM MARTYR’S DAY CEREMONY; AJAR WAT SINGH PASSES AWAY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (56K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 72
Date of publication: 08 August 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 20-August 8, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A BOON FOR OPPORTUNISTS; BURMA’S DEPLETING FORESTS: TEAK TRANSPORTED TO THE BORDER; NGO accuse Total of HR abuses; Despite talking peace fighting continues; MONEY THIRSTY CHECKPOINTS; CHILDREN: VICTIMS OF SERIOUS FLU; FIVE VEHICLES SEIZED IN MON STATE; THE EPIC STRUGGLE OF 8888: KANBAWZA WIN; KAREN CULTURE STILL ALIVE IN VANCOUVER; US SENATORS ASK POWELL TO EXPEL MYANMAR ENVOY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (106K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 73
Date of publication: 27 August 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 9-27, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; NMSP REMAINS OPTIMISTIC ON CEASE-FIRE; FORCED LABOUR AFTER GENERAL MAUNG BO’S VISIT; LAND CONFISCATED FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS; USDA SAY TEACHING MON A BARRIER FOR RECONCILIATION; SEX IN THE BORDER TOWN; MON CANADIAN REMEMBER LATE LEADER NAI NON LAR; MIN THU WUN: BURMESE LITERARY PIONEER DIES; NO PEACE FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BURMA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (69K)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 74
Date of publication: 20 September 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 1- 20, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; THAI BOSSES KILLED BY MIGRANT FISHERMEN; FRENCH JUDGE REJECTS APPEAL TO CLOSE TOTAL’S CASE; WHO WILL BE BELIEVED? LAWI WENG; BURMA ARMY TORCHES HOUSE AFTER AMBUSH; CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE: VILLAGERS KILLED AND ARRESTED; FUNDS RAISED FOR MON TEMPLE IN CANADA; VILLAGERS TAXED TO PAY TEACHERS' SALARIES; 57TH MON ARMED RESISTANCE DAY CELEBRATED; MYANMAR RESHUFFLES CABINET.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (68K)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS No. 75
Date of publication: 07 October 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 23 - October 7, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; MUL URGES FULL INVESTIGATION OF ATTACK ON CAMP; YOUTHS WARNED ABOUT LEAKS TO NEWS MEDIA; FORCED LABOURERS FINED FOR SHOWING UP LATE; NEW MON STATE PARTY CLOSELY MONITORED; NMSP CHECKPOINT RAIDED BY BURMA ARMY; SUSPICIOUS BA TARGET ALLEDGED REBEL FAMILIES; THAI RAMAN ASSOCIATION TO HONOUR FOUNDER; BURMESE COUPLE CAMPS OUTSIDE UNHCR; ASIA-EUROPE FORUM GROWS, MYANAR IRRITATES.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (65K)
Date of entry/update: 07 October 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS NO. 76
Date of publication: 24 October 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September October 9-24, 2004... READERS' FRONT; SPDC: CEASE-FIRE WILL BE MAINTAINED; FORCED LABOUR AND ABUSES IN YE RURAL AREA; BURMA ARMY'S TRAVEL BAN; BUY CALENDAR OR SUPPORT THATCH FOR THE ARMY; USDA MEMBERSHIP ON THE INCREASE; MON TEACHER WARNED BY MILLITARY INTELLIGENCE; BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION IN HONOR FOR DR. SU-ED; MYANMAR 'S NEW PM LINKED TO SUU KYI ATTACK; FBC URGES LEADER FOR ENDING 14 YEARS OF DEADLOCK.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (100K)
Date of entry/update: 03 November 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS NO. 77
Date of publication: 07 November 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 25- November 7, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; PLAYING THE WAITING GAME; NMSP LEADERS ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL; NEW LEADERSHIP STYMIED OVER BUSINESS COMMUNITY; KYAIKAMORT FESITVAL KICKS OFF WITH A BLAST; PRESSURE ON DKBA: YABA PILLS SIEZED BY THAI; MORE MONLAND LOST TO BURMA ARMY; MALAYSIA TO RECOGNIZE MYANMAR MUSLIM REFUGEES; DIVERSE MINDSETS OF BURMESE POLITICAL CULTURES; KNU, SHOW SOME HONESTY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (95K)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS NO. 78
Date of publication: 25 November 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 8-25, 2004... DEPORTATION OR PROTECTION FOR GUERRILLA LEADER; MON COMMUNITY RIGHTS IN THAI VERSION; DETAINED VILLAGERS SEEK HAVEN IN THE EAST; THE BURMESE WAY: A THOUSAND YEAR OLD WAY OF THINKING; SPEAK BURMESE OR PAY THE PRICE; BURMA ARMY TOLD TO DISARM DKBA TROOPS; DKBA: NEVER SURRENDER TO SPDC; THE DIVERSE MINDSETS OF BURMESE POLITICAL CULTURES; MALAYSIA LEGISLATURE CONDEMNS TAK BAI TRAGEDY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (96K)
Date of entry/update: 09 December 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS NO. 79
Date of publication: 08 December 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 28-December 8, 2004... YAA BAA MAGIC; corruption SPREADS AFTER MI loses control; rising FUEL price hits Travelers’ pockets; HRP declined overture from Burmese military; YOUTHS LEAD MON NATIONAL DAY; CANADIAN FOREIGN POLICY REVIEWED BY BURMA FORUM; NCGUB PRIME MINISTER VISITS FINLAND; THE DIVERSE MINDSETS OF BURMESE POLITICAL CULTURES; CHINS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL YEAR OF CHRISTIANITY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (125K)
Date of entry/update: 09 December 2004


Title: Kao Wao News No. 8
Date of publication: 24 January 2002
Description/subject: "READER'S FRONT" "FIGHTING BRINGS IN THE NEW YEAR"; "LIFE IN THE NEW THAM HIN REFUGEE CAMP"; "INTERVIEW: AN EVENING WITH ASHLEY SOUTH"; "VILLAGERS FLEE GASE PIPELINE EXPLOSION IN MON STATE"; "THAI PREGNANCY BAN WORRY MIGRANT WOMEN"; "MON YOUTH LIBERTY ORGANIZATION: ESTABLISHED IN THAILAND"; "ENGLISH FOR ALL SHAN YOUTHS"; "MON CULTURAL HERITAGE MEETING HELD IN BANGKOK". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (43K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAO WAO NEWS NO. 80
Date of publication: 21 December 2004
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 9-21, 2004... READERS’ FRONT; LIVING STANDARD IMPROVES IN MONLAND; ILLEGAL CASH COW business; Forced labor still exists in Karen state; SPDC CASHES IN ON SEIZED CARS; theives prey on NAPPING women; FORGOTTEN MON REFUGEES IN MALAYSIA; PRESERVING A CENTURIES OLD TRADITON; QUEEN CHAMMA DEVI WRAPS UP THE KING’S BIRTHDAY; MON GALA ON KING’S BIRTHDAY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (93K)
Date of entry/update: 21 December 2004


Title: KAO WAO NEWS NO. 85
Date of publication: 20 March 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 2-20, 2005... READERS' FRONT; NEW LEADERS OF NMSP SEEN AS MODERATES; NMSP PRESIDENT NAI HTIN PASSES AWAY; SOUTHERN YE: HORROR, HUMANITY… HOPE? AGRICULTURE EMPLOYEES GET SACKED BY SPDC; NAI SHWE KYIN'S MEMORIAL LIBRARY OPENS; TWO MPs ARRESTED BY JUNTA; ETHNIC COUNCIL WARNED JUNTA. IRISH FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS EBO DIRECTOR FORGOTTEN HEROINE: BY CHAM TOIK
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (95K)
Date of entry/update: 23 March 2005


Title: Kao Wao News No. 9
Date of publication: 05 February 2002
Description/subject: "READERS' FRONT" "MON MEDIA UNDER PRESSURE"; "UNLD CONGRATULATES KAREN RESISTANCE DAY"; "MONS GATHER AT ABBOT'S CREMATION"; "THAI CRACKDOWN ON MIGRANTS"; "MIGRANT WORKERS UNDER THREAT OF THAI MAFIA"; "55TH MON NATIONAL DAY IN THE WORKS"; "THAI YOUTH: PRISONERS OR VICTIMS?"; "ETHNIC YOUTHS GAIN EXPERIENCE IN WORKSHOP'; "THAI DEFEATS MYANMAR AT ASEAN YOUTH SOCCER". Cultural, political and human rights articles, mainly on the Mon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Subscribe: Contact kaowao@hotmail.com to receive the newsletters by email
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 01/2: November 7, 2011 – December 2, 2011
Date of publication: 02 December 2011
Description/subject: Readers' Front; Ethnic Leaders Discuss Plans to Form Federal Alliance Army; Mon Parliamentarian Skeptical about Pace of Change in Burma’s Parliaments; Ethnic Journalists Still Unable to Report in Their Own Languages; NMSP Will Discuss Peace-Talk Prior to the Party’s Congress; Interview: Nai Hong Sar Secretary of the NMSP; Opposing Mon Parties to Merge ahead of Elections; After ASEAN, No Change Seen in Government’s Attitude Toward Ethnic Issues; MNDF Leadership Change; Three Thais Kidnapped by Armed Karen Group, Two Released; NMSP members to join MNDF; NMSP and Government Peace Mission Hold Ceasefire Talks; NMSP Discusses Political Developments, Possible Ceasefire Talks; Mon Political Party Has No Plans to Re-Register Following Party Law Amendments; Can UN Envoy and Burman Leaders Change The Country?
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (152K)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2011


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 02/2. December 7, 2011 – January 27, 2012
Date of publication: 27 January 2012
Description/subject: NMSP Agrees To New Round of Peace Talks, Holds out on Ceasefire; Mon Leaders Discuss Possible Parliament; Ceasefires without Dialogue Will Not Solve problems, Say Ethnic Leaders; An interview with Ashin Zaw Latt; Photo Exhibition Highlights Difficult Lives of Children from Burma; Leading Mon Monk Released in Amnesty, Vows to Continue Political Activity; NMSP Will Not Discuss Ceasefire until Fighting Ends in Kachin State; KNU Instructs KNLA troops Not to Fire on Government Forces; Bomb Explosion at Pagoda Festival Kills Four; Mon Community Leaders Express Concern Over Peace Talks; Christmas Fire Destroys More Than 100 Homes in Mon State; NMSP and Burmese Government Take First Step Towards Ceasefire Agreement; Activists Raise Concerns Over Thai PM’s Visit to Burma; Media and Press Freedom Continue to be Limited in Burma’s Parliaments; Ethnic People Organize Charity Concert in Denmark to Benefit Kachin Refugees; NMSP to Hold Party’s Congress; Thai Environmental Activists Raise Concerns about Tavoy Deep Seaport Project.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (144K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2012


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 100
Date of publication: 10 December 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 26- December 10, 2005... Readers' Front; Poor attitudes on condom use put Burmese at risk; Stalwart criticisms of National Convention; HRP welcomes NMSP's decision over National Convention; Mon facing a lost generation of youth; Suspects in murder case executed by Burmese Army commander; SPDC soldiers die after eating poisoned chicken; UN council approves US bid for Myanmar discussion; Peak Oil: What We Know Now; A Proposal Towards Correct and Peaceful Political Solutions in Burma; Debate by Thant Zin Tun and Pago Hongsar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (84K)
Date of entry/update: 12 December 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 101
Date of publication: 31 December 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 10-31, 2005... Readers’ Front; Authorities order villagers against fire hazards; Fire destroyed nineteen houses in Beeluu Kyun; Sudden rise in illegal importation of vehicles to Burma; Burmese migrants flooding into Thailand; Discovery of ancient town of Mon King; Local villagers forced into government positions; Arakanese observes the Day of the Downfall of Arakan Kingdom; We Need More Living Leaders: By Min Khin Kyaw; U.S. Sees Burma as 'Test Case' in Southeast Asia.
Language: English
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 102
Date of publication: 20 January 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 5-20, 2006... Readers’ front; Longest bridge causes village displacement on Beelu Kyun Island; SPDC spreads out to confiscate more land, show of force; Local Mon community workers fear for their future; Eight baht an hour in border town; Illiteracy rate high among Mon children in Thailand and Burma; Mons born in Thailand approved for Thai citizenship; Children infected by chickenpox in Mon refugee camp; Riot broke out in Karen refugee camp after a refugee was beaten; Mon youth workshop in liberated area; Are the Mons capable to form its own government? Mon-Burman reconciliation: Nai Thet Lwin.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: htiml (69K)
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 103
Date of publication: 01 February 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 21-February 1, 2006... Readers’ front: Elderly, beaten and tortured as rebel sympathizers: Army targets villagers for not speaking Burmese: Out of control logging worries local people: Educators tutor older students in Mon language: First Mon newspaper to be published in Thailand: SPDC ease back on reconnaissance in Rangoon: Col Sai Yee elected to SSA leadership: Local community protest antimony plant: Respect, harmony to promote business on Thai-Burma border; The right to Vote is a privilege; Chavez Calls For ‘Socialism Or Death’.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (61K)
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 104
Date of publication: 10 February 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 2-10, 2006... Readers' front; SPDC bullies teacher and Mon School Students; Village extortion as rural development; Human rights abuses as result of gas pipeline explosion in Mon State; Speaking Mon Contest reflects ancient heritage; MRC, clear commitment to achieving Mon Independence; 59th Mon National Day, Canberra (Australia); SPDC cause great economic hardship of Mon village; Hopes and Tears of Burma: Kanbawza Win; Pro-democracy movement should prepare for the post-regime change era.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (73K)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 105
Date of publication: 26 February 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 11-26, 2006... Readers’ front; Migrants face difficulties registering for work; 59th Mon National Day in North America; Mon community celebrates heritage in American home; Celebration of freedom: thousands participate in Mon National Day;l The Mists of Ramanna: The Legend that was Lower Burma; Villagers threatened following desertion from the army; Confiscated farmland turned into brick making factories, building military camps; Collection of wild orchids and bee honey threatens Burma’s environment; Interview with Salai Kipp Kho Lian; Engage or Isolate Burma; Moral Justification: Nyi Nyi Lwin.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (101K)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 106
Date of publication: 16 March 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 28- March 15, 2006... Readers’ front; Mon monks and cultural committees creating educational opportunities; Burmese migrant workers head back to Burma; SPDC rounds up another 13 villagers for interrogation; Mon environmentalist urges government intervention on Burmese forests; SPDC degrading river ecosystem in Mon State and Tenasserim Division; Mon Women’s Day Joint Statement; Provision of Anti terror Law Delays Entry of Refugees; Democracy or Hypocrisy: Kanbawza Win; NLD Plan of National Reconciliation and Offer Lack Essential Ingredients; The Secret War Against The Defenseless People Of West Papua.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (89K)
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 107
Date of publication: 31 March 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 16-31, 2006... Readers’ front: Corrupt hospital workers threaten fight against curable diseases at refugee camp; Alternative solution for fuel turned into forced labour in Karen State; Farmers left with nothing after selling paddy to army; Canada’s Policy on Burma: Cham Toik; Statement of the Second Burma Forum; Mon Women Day held in America; Close Down AEIOU Programme, Due to Lack of Funds; The War Drums Are Getting Louder; Bridging the Gender Digital Divide in FOSS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (70K)
Date of entry/update: 13 April 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 108
Date of publication: 16 April 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 1-16, 2006... Readers’ front; Dilemma in funding Burmese NGOs; Federal Constitution Seminar held in Kawthoolei; Mon New Year in Canada; Sangkran Festival and Mon Culture; Booming furniture industry fuels uncontrolled logging; Korean Firms to mine copper in Myanmar; Over 80 Burmese Mon arrested by Thai police for illegal entry; Yaba use on the rise among youth at Three Pagodas Pass; Wildlife trade and domestic consumption threatens Burma’s forests.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (48K)
Date of entry/update: 21 April 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 109
Date of publication: 06 May 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 17- May 6, 2006... Child poverty in displaced village on Thai Burma border; 20 migrants die in Andaman Sea at border crossing; Last hope for survival, migrants waiting to enter Thailand; Teleglobe to pull out of Burma: a Call on World Press Freedom Day; A few Burmese asylum seekers show up for registration; Number of Mon refugees increasing daily in Malaysia; SONGKRAN: Buddhist Water Festival in USA; Authorities order relocation of private homes in Burmese border town; Burma’s Probability: Wooing China and India (By Nehginpao Kipgen); Readers’ front.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (72K)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 110
Date of publication: 25 May 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 10-25, 2006... Readers’ Front; Break or fine for joining GONGOs; Militia training course to start in the border town; Exiled Mons commemorate Honsawatoi Destruction Day; Joint-Statement on the 249th Fallen Day of Hongsawatoi Mon Kingdom; More villagers fled home after ambush by guerrilla; Bird flu scare drags chicken prices down; Suu Kyi's release won't harm Myanmar peace: police; Yawdserk calls for unity among Shans; One Year Later: CFOB Urges Canada to Implement Burma Motion; Crimes against citizens in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (64K)
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 111
Date of publication: 12 June 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 28-June 12, 2006... Readers' Front; Children working in underground lottery; Villagers forced to build motor road; Migrant woman dies in car accident; Burmese Authorities close Three Pagodas Pass border; Taxis barred from crossing border after Thai-Burmese clash; Thai authorities raid Mon office in Maesot; Security Council resolution: Canadian support essential for democracy in Burma; Lessons from another revolution; Scholarship to Mon monks; Kaowao volunteer needed.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (43K)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 112
Date of publication: 03 July 2006
Description/subject: News letter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 16-July 3, 2006... Readers’ Front; World Cup gambling enthusiasts undaunted by threats of arrest; Malaria on the rise in Three Pagodas Pass; Barriers to education for poor families in Southern Burma; Villagers forced to guard MOGE gas pipeline; Canadian lawmakers call for UNSC action on Burma; World Cup 2006: Burma under their feet; Open and close door policy on a Free Market Economy; Are the Asians morally inferior than the West? Population transfer threatens Mon community; Discussion on Population Transfer.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (107K)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 113
Date of publication: 20 July 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 5-20, 2006... Readers' Front; Mafia network of Thai and Malay target illegal workers; Suspicions rise over deaths of 30 Burmese fishermen; The Mon Community: Ten years in Australia; Mon political prisoner: Nai Yekha's health deteriorating; Statement on Nai Yekha's and Nai Cheem Gakao's Imprisonments; 3rd Chin Forum Managing Board Meeting; Seizure of unlicensed vehicles stepped up; Burmese government bets on its divide and rule policy; Torrential rains flood Ye Township; Global Warming 'Will Cancel Out Western Aid And Devastate Africa'
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 23 July 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 114
Date of publication: 13 August 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 29-August 13, 2006... Readers’ Front; Dwindling forest spurs land purchases in Three Pagodas Pass; Confiscated smuggled goods worth billions Burmese Kyat; Plight of refugees uncertain as applicants ordered to enter camp; Mon Resistance Day celebrated in Canada; Statement on the 18th anniversary of the General Uprising in Burma; New motor road brings hope and the desperate; Vehicle owners turn to KNU to hide their motorbikes and cars; Canadian Conference on Burma held; Calling for Volunteers Professors and Lecturers (AEIOU).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 20 August 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 115
Date of publication: 05 September 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 16- September 5, 2006... Readers' Front; Mon migrant dies in dash for freedom from Malaysia's crackdown; Plight of boat refugees uncertain; Mon national dress restricted on university campuses; Exiled ethnic nationalities seminar held in North America; Mon activist among 30,000 delegates at AIDS Conference; Town businessmen to pay for raising artillery; Burma report presented to Canadian government; Captured soldier dies while portering; Flooding besets Mon State.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 05 September 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 116
Date of publication: 23 September 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 9-23, 2006... NMSP debate matters of political division; Villagers flee USDA course by local authorities; KNU forced villagers to join guerrilla unit; Mon monks disrobed by Thai authorities; Border town on alert; Mon refugees released from detention in Malaysia; A senior leader of Karen ceasefire group under suspicion for drug dealing; Focus on ceasefire and war in Monland; Readers Front.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (89K)
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 117
Date of publication: 09 October 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 25 - October 9, 2009... Readers' Front; Child soldier seeks safe refuge; Sexual abuse to increase with return of Colonel Myo Winn; Australia gives Terrorist training to Terrorists – Lita Davidson; Burma wants help to keep terrorists at bay - Greg Sheridan; Myanmar says brush with U.N. will have no impact; Yangon-Mawlamyine bus terminal shifted to new site; Mon Community Gives "Thumb's Up" to UNSC's Agenda; UNSC Agenda divided among cease-fire groups; New Mon State Party on the Way to National Convention; Three Pagodas Pass border reopened.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (134K)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 118
Date of publication: 23 October 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 10-23, 2006... Readers' Front; A tribute to "Phra Raj Udom Mongkhon Phaholnarathorn"; Revered Mon monk passes away at 96; Chin Asylum Seekers Held Captive by Thai Agents; Migrant education continues despite limited support; Mon refugees face arrest and hardship in Malaysia; Unreliable post office disappoints locals; Sangkhlaburi refugees enter border camp; Overseas Mon denounces National Convention; U.S. “Waiver” a means to an end for Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (114K)
Date of entry/update: 23 October 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 119
Date of publication: 09 November 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 23- November 9, 2006... Readers' Front; Burmese fishery workers rounded up in Thai raid; SPDC handpicks ward headmen; Villagers flee forced Burmese militia training; Another migrant worker dies in a car accident; Burma Army eyes motorcycles for New Capital; Unrepresented Peoples Organization gathers in Taipei; NMSP: Cease-fire policy will be maintained; Myanmar allows North Korean cargo ship in distress to enter port; Indigenous People See Harm from Kyoto Warming Pact.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (93K)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 120
Date of publication: 29 November 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 12-29, 2006... Readers' Front; Religious leaders urged to protect Mon Culture; Nai Tun Thein: Active for revitalization of Mon literature; Substandard road construction puts young motorcyclists at risk; Mon Youth Community's Annual Meeting; Ambush continues despite military presence; Guerrilla supporter on the run; 60th Mon National Day in the offing; AIDS to Be Third Leading Cause of Death; Attempting democracy in ethnically diverse Burma: By Nehginpao Kipgen.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (117K)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 121
Date of publication: 22 December 2006
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 1-22, 2006... Readers' Front; Mon entertainer charged for rural bridge accident; Burmese government restricts ethnic national dress; Attacks on ethnic women during military operation; Final tribute to revered Mon Buddhist Monk draws thousands; NMSP urged to maintain arms amid gov’t pressure; HTM: the silent killers in lower Burma; Ivanhoe Mines in the process of divesting from Burma; Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Burma formed; Identity, Conflict and National Reconciliation in Burma; Climate Change vs Mother Nature.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (159K)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2006


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 122
Date of publication: 13 January 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 25, 2006, January 13, 2007... Readers' front; Mon woman leader almost loses job over slow mail service; Long wait in store for new refugees; Ethnic leader awarded Martin Luther King Prize; Rising fuel price after border tension; China, Russia Veto Myanmar Resolution; Murder of new abbot shocks Mon refugee community; Burma Army confiscates land, farmers pay to work it; New Year's Eve Bombs Kill 2 in Bangkok; A New Year and an old system: By Banya Hongsar; The people of Burma: By Roland Watson.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (144K)
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 123
Date of publication: 30 January 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 16-30, 2007... Readers Front; Mon immigrant Diaspora unite online to solve Burma’s conflict; Betelnut production suffers due to dry weather; World hits on Kaowao in 2006; Worldwide, Mon prepare for Mon National Day; Myanmar citizens restricted for US account; SSA calls for constructive engagement with China and Russia; Malaysia detains 176 immigrants from Myanmar; Mon community in Canada elects new leaders; What lies ahead for Burma's cease-fires: Ashley South.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (135K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 124
Date of publication: 05 March 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January Feb 2-Mar 5, 2007... Readers Front; Mon Unity League New Strategy: Broadening participation of civil society; Sook Gloin: Rebel leader goes into hiding; Mon Women's Day celebrated in honor of a Queen; Mon State: Rebel demands end to human rights violations; In 60th Year, Mon National Day attracts thousands; Violence used to disrupt Mon national day at Three Pagodas Pass; Candlelight a factor behind school fire; Organizational Change, Future Direction and Strategic Planning: By Thiha Thura; What does "Union Day"? By Nehginpao Kipgen; Reflection On A Glorious Past: By Siri Mon Chan; Announcement.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 125
Date of publication: 09 April 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 18 - April 9, 2007... Readers’ Front; MAU: New umbrella organization takes over; MNU: Non-campus Mon University to be revitalized; New checkpoint upsets Three Pagodas Pass residents; Myanmar border clashes kill 17, wound 19 – rebels; Mon having difficulty obtaining refugee status in Malaysia; Public unite with New Mon State Party; Sudden death of beloved Mon entertainer, Mon Chit Soe; The Legend of King Naresuan: a glimpse into Mon Buddhist history; War pays a nighttime visit: By Thira Thura.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (85K)
Date of entry/update: 09 April 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 126
Date of publication: 01 May 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 12 – May 1, 2007... Readers Front; Flow of migration increases despite tight border controls; Monland Restoration Council (USA): Media Release; New Year gathering motivates building of Mon Temple; Mon New Year in the U.K; Dr. Su-Ed Gajaseni: Thai Mon leader dies at 83; MRO calls for the safety of Mon detainees in Malaysia; Unity a priority: NMSP leaders plan strategic meeting; The 4th international trade union conference on Burma; ; Burma and North Korea: Desperate Reconciliation; Venezuela Pulls Out of IMF, World Bank.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (109K)
Date of entry/update: 02 May 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 127
Date of publication: 17 May 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 2-17, 2007... Villagers taxed by local police for working in Thailand; 4 Mon migrants dead, 7 wounded in car accident; Thousands of poor migrants streaming across the Thai-Burma border; Mon people face hard labor in military development projects; NMSP President urges for the reestablishment of Monland; Thousands of Burma's children deprived of education; Fall of Honsawatoi unites Mon organizations around the world; The day before the fall of Hongsawatoi on 8 May 1757; Communists in Bhutan? The contribution of the US, UNHCR, India; Burmese Media-in-Exile: Is it Biased, too?
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (166K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 128
Date of publication: 02 June 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 17 – June 2, 2007... Readers' Front; Burmese military expansion spawns violence and displacement in Karen State; Illegal checkpoints close down due to row over their control; Prostitution thrives as young girls struggle in Mon State; For rural school children in Burma, an uncertain future; Global Warming: Late Monsoon hurting betel nut farmers; World leaders’ letter to Burma was remarkable: By Nehginpao Kipgen; Act Now or Regret Later with the Unholy Alliance; Ethical Issues forgotten by the Burmese Media: By Siri Mon Chan; Courts cannot allow bullshitting with justice; Globalization And Democracy: Some Basics.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (105K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 129
Date of publication: 19 June 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 4-19, 2007... MAU building Mon community development strategies; Curfew leaves villagers facing economic difficulties; Burmese authorities seize illegal cars; ENC on its lobby mission to the United States; Suu Kyi motion passed in Canadian Parliament; MYPO: Empowering Youth on the Border; Interim Thai PM pledges to eradicate 'cancer of corruption'; We’re Nearing Climate’s Tipping Point; AEIOU is Calling for Volunteer Manager; A Cat Cannot Hide Long Underwater.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (71K)
Date of entry/update: 20 June 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 130
Date of publication: 19 July 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 24 – July 19, 2007... Readers' Front; Thai Ramarn changes attitude toward migrant workers; NMSP: Cautiously Waiting for National Convention; Claims of Media Control at Three Pagodas Pass; President of Australian Mon Association Nai Manoit Sak passed away; University students closely monitored; Sex industry booming near campus; Hidden Survivors: By Sanitsuda Ekachai; Burma’s Genocide Military Junta in Naypyidaw; The Flourishing Business: Kanbawza Win.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (185K)
Date of entry/update: 19 July 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 131
Date of publication: 13 August 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 22-August 13, 2007... Readers' Front; Elder Mon leader sparks comments worldwide; MAU urged to be more proactive; More Thai Mon students join bi-lingual education in the Kingdom; Unicoding Mon Language; Floods along Zami River destroys 32 houses; Environment, Sustainable Development And Globalisation: Burmese nuclear and weapon proliferation amid state instability; NMSP facing new challenges: A new election or a new battleground? Statement on the19th Anniversary of the 8-8-88 People’s Uprising in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (190K)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 132
Date of publication: 12 September 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 20- September 12, 2007 ... Readers' Front; Mon rubber farmers head north; Migrant workers in Maharchai arrested; SPDC launches census in the Mon cease-fire zone; Khawzar: mobile phones confiscated on who gets the biggest slice; Three Pagodas border crossing with Myanmar reopens; Mon refugees forced out from Umpium Camp; Pregnant refugee woman seeks protection in Malaysia; U.S. moves closer to cutting off funding to U.N. Human Rights Council; Generation Journey – Sangklaburi Project; Statement on 60th Anniversary of the Mon Revolution Day. Readers' Front Dear readers,
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (126K)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 133
Date of publication: 29 September 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 14-29, 2007... Readers' Front; Students and monks from Mawlamyine sent back home; Junta continues crackdown on monks overnight; Burmese prince asks Canada to cut off ties; Mon State: Monks continue marching in the Students’ Quarter; Monk-led demonstration welcomed by New Mon State Party; Monks from Mawlamyine Protest Today; Statement on support of Buddhist monks led demonstration; Palm-leaf manuscripts throw new light on ancient kingdom MonTALES; Triple traveling allowance of train in Mon State; Mon National Council: “Ceasefire groups - It's time to stand with the people”; Men of Conscience Should Boycott the Beijing Olympic: Kanbawza Win.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (208K)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 134
Date of publication: 19 October 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 6 - 19, 2007... Readers' Front; Traveling Monks Face Difficulties; Myanmar embassies receiving 'Panties for Peace'; Drug dealer set free by army Burma Army Major; Thai Police arrest Mon Drug Dealer; Guest house bomb attack in Myawaddy; NMSP denied giving a speech to support mass rally; Villagers ignored - Sand exported from Gyaing River to Singapore; Junta Bans Traditional Festival Donations in Three Pagodas Pass; Insurgent-planted mines killed 2, injured 2 in Ye; Interview with Harn Yawnghwe: Chinland Guardian; 2007 Uprising and Transitional Challenges: By Nehginpao Kipgen; The Fatal Flaws of Burma's Opposition: by Bo Nyein.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (210K)
Date of entry/update: 21 October 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 135
Date of publication: 13 November 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 22- November 13, 2007... Mon refugees at Umpium Camp seek help for survival; Publication follows Mon History Conference; Canada: Calgarians active for a Free Burma; Over 1000 SPDC landmines on Karen State Highway; Many Mon arrested in shrimp raids; NMSP area knife attack on mother and daughter; Authorities investigate Moulmein monasteries; Junta demand rally Support in Towns of Mon State; Hello! Mr. Ibrahim Gambari and the International Community; Who Determines The Price Of Oil? By Ralph Nader; Readers’ Front.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (132K)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 136
Date of publication: 30 November 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 13- 30, 2007... Readers’ Front: SPDC increase troop numbers in Three Pagodas Pass - Thanbyu Zayat Highway; Burmese authorities investigate video shops; Scared of marching troops villagers sell paddy at low prices; Burmese revolution? By Katy Anderson; Migrant worker kidnapped and Forced to Pay; Migrant Worker Rights Dissolving; Migrant Working Group to petition Govt on foreign workers policy; Thai Mon slam Samut Sakhon governor's order; SPDC to register the New Mon State Party soldiers list; China can shine by acting on Burma: By Teddy Buri.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (115K)
Date of entry/update: 29 December 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 137
Date of publication: 28 December 2007
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 8- 28, 2007, 2007... Readers’ Front; Students face threat of corrupt Thai security crackdown; Mon refugees arrested on Xmas Day in Malaysia; Mon Canadians hold Annual General Meeting; Canada: Mons prepare for 61st Mon National Day; Forced name change for Mon Cultural Museum by SPDC; Shot TPDC Chairman heads back to Three Pagodas Pass; DKBA issue motorcycle license "Ah-Hta-Da-Tha"; Burmese refugees facing funding cuts for food; Studying diversity, conflict and internationalizing Burma.28
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (130K)
Date of entry/update: 29 December 2007


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 138
Date of publication: 16 February 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 10 – February 16, 2008... Readers' Front; Authorities silent after bomb blast in Khaw Zar; Over 30000 amphetamines seized at the border town; KNU Leader Assassinated; Four Mon Migrant Workers Killed in Rubber Plantation; Canada urges Burma to include all parties in constitutional processes; People 'paying the price' for health care in Burma; Cockfight gambling poses problems for villagers; Mon solidarity called at MAU gathering; Mon National Day and our National Obligation; They Are Not Dead Who Live in the Heart They Leave Behind; Burma: Lessons from the Past, Problems in the Present, Thoughts about the Future.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (93K)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 139
Date of publication: 14 March 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 17 - March 14, 2008... Disappearance of Army Chief of the New Mon State Party; The examination of 2 subjects in a day at southern Mon State' town; Dam Repairs May Disrupt and Destroy; Ministry of Education running fake diploma mill; The Celebration of Mon National Day Worldwide is Over: But our dreams are still strong and much work remains to be done; Destruction of more farmland by Burma Army; Mon National Day kicks off worldwide; Changes to Travel Document Requirements; Summer Paddy Cultivation Ordered in Mon State; Traffic police in festivals to extort motorbikes owners; Announcement of Mon National Council on the SPDC’s Constitutional Referendum.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (57K)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 140
Date of publication: 23 April 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma ... March 15-April 23, 2008 ... TPP Economy on Decline but Sex Industry Thriving Public Service Personnel Threatened to Vote 'Yes'; Families of Suffocation Victims Face Inquiry; Three Villagers Wounded in Guerilla Attack; Songkran Graffiti Campaign Continues Through Mon State; Referendum; Crisis Continues?; MRO: Low Mon Refugee Registrations; Suffocation Deaths Shock Worldwide Migrant Community; Joint Statement on The Mon Women's Day; Exile Mon Democratic urges the SPDC to rethink referendum; Mon youths campaign for 'No' vote in referendum; Don't blame the underdog UN envoy Gambari!
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 141
Date of publication: 19 May 2008
Description/subject: Trafficking Narcotic Smuggling on Thai-Burma Border Towns; British Minister Says Aid Plan for Myanmar Must Work Quickly; Statement on SPDC's Handling of the Nargis Cyclone Disaster in Burma; Cyclone Nargis; News from Inside; UN Must Take Decision Action To Protect the Dying; Southern Ye Voting Centers Threatened; Referendum Unchanged; Survey on the Burmese Referendum; Villagers Forced to Guard Pipeline as Referendum Approaches; Three Pagoda Pass: Rice Prices Rise 25%; Mon Woman, Working in Samut Sakorn, Raped by Six Men; Amphetamine Assaults in Sanghklaburi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (59K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 142
Date of publication: 16 June 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 21 - June 16, 2008... Retaliation Attack Killed Two Mon Guerrillas... Truth in Storm Rumors... Durae Stream... Deep South Referendum Bombing Suspects Resurface... More Nargis’ Survivors Flee to Southern Burma... STATEMENT: 251st Anniversary of the Falling Day of Mon Kingdom Hongsawatoi... There's a Little Bit of the Burmese General in All of us... A Black Tuesday for a Fallen Kingdom... More Requisitions for Transportation of Military Regime... Overseas Mon Urge International Community to Intervene Under 'Responsibility to Protect' Principle... Readers Front.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (69K)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 143
Date of publication: 16 July 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 19 - July 16, 2008..... Readers' Front... Mon Refugees Face Food Shortage... FEATURE: Drug Addiction in Mon Migrant Communities... Nargis ‘Donations’ Collected From Schools... Ceasefire Agreement Day between NMSP and SPDC... Monks Forced Home from Rangoon... Villagers Angry as Forced Cyclone Donations Disappear... Five People Sentenced to Death for Abbot Assassination... Returned Nargis Volunteer Tells of Continued Crisis... Refugees from Myanmar find a home in Bangkok... Feature: The Plight of Nargis' Victims.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (53K)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 144
Date of publication: 18 August 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 4 - 18, 2008... Readers' Front; SPDC may force diversity alongside reconciliation: NMSP; Motorcycle Registration Centers Closed; Nai Nonlar: A Tribute to the Late NMSP President; Tightened Security, Increased Restrictions in Southern Burma; Amphetamines Threaten Burmese Community; Logging Ban Flouted: Criminal Activity Strips ; Men of Conscience should Raise Human Rights Issue at Beijing Olympics; Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the General Uprising in Burma; China Must Act on Burma as Olympics Kick Off; PRESS RELEASE: Joint Statement on the Anniversary of '88 Uprising.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (144K)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 145
Date of publication: 08 October 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 1 - October 8, 2008... Readers' Front; Army Deserter Shot Dead; Malaysia: Mon Labour Rights Promotion Network Formed; Feature: Creators of the Same Meaning; US Senate Staffers Meet with Mon Restoration Council Representatives; Burmese Army Provides "Security," Intimidates People at Large Buddhist Festival; Sangkhlaburi's Largest Factory Raided by Thai Police; 14 Year Old Girl Raped at Refugee Camp; NMSP: No Separation Between the Army ;nd Party; FEATURE: Another New Day for the NMSP OPINION: Election Victory Doesn't Equal People Power; Commentary: George Bush's Legacy in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (74K)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 146
Date of publication: 16 November 2008
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 18 - November 16, 2008... Readers' Front; Mon Rock Music Gains Popularity; Salt Producers Worry Over Government Manipulation; PEN Canada Award to Comedian Zarganar; MNDF-LA Will Not Support Election 2010; Mon Pay Final Tribute to Thai Princess; Chin Scholar Dr. Lian H. Sakhong Urged To Look Back Into The Past; Sex Traffickers Arrested by Thai Police in Samut Sakhon; Why India shifts its policy on Burma; Hope for Young Americans.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (126K)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2008


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 147
Date of publication: 02 January 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 25, 2008 – January 2, 2009... Readers' Front; Local headmen pressured for road security; NMSP Reaches a Golden Fork in the Road; Harn Yawnghwe: Ethnic efforts not in vain; Mon Canadians elected woman to lead; Two more die in hospital after trafficking car crash; Travelers hit the Three Pagodas Pass Motor Road; SPDC takes a census and enforces a new taxing scheme; Economic Downturn Hits Mon Community; Let's Set Aside Differences, Let's Work Together: Siri Mon Chan; Toward A Democratic Change in Burma; India Sleepwalks To Total Surveillance.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (115K)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 148
Date of publication: 01 February 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma ... January 22 - February 13, 2009...   Readers' Front; Statement of 62nd Anniversary of Mon National Day; Clash between Burma Army and Wa reconfirmed; Shadow UN Marked Founding Anniversary with New Campaign; Building a bridge to the future: The 62nd Mon National Day; Mon National League for Solidarity: Ethnic Issue should be solved as priority; More Burma Army troops along border with Wa; Soaring Kyat hurts Mon community worldwide; Victorious Mon party from 1990 election supports NMSP refusal to compete in 2010; Festival permit useless in preventing raid by Ye police; It Is Now Or Never: By Aditi Munot.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (113K)
Date of entry/update: 13 February 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 149
Date of publication: 15 March 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 25 – March 15, 2009.....   Readers’ Front... Burma: Tortured Victim flees labour camp... Wa continue to resist census taking... Mon Women’s Day Held In Canada... Villagers In Mon Stronghold Area Receive ID... Migrant Workers heading back home to Burma... Villagers forced into forming People’s Militia... Displaced Villagers Flee to Border... Selfless Side Of Humans Can Overcome Crisis.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (148K)
Date of entry/update: 13 April 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 150
Date of publication: 12 April 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February March 19 – April 12, 2009.....   Songkran New Year Greeting from Kaoawo... Two more Burmese soldiers die after another KNU attack... KNU Leaders Meet Thai Officials... Mon Community Opens Bilingual Class in Australia... KNU Launches Ambush Attacks... Mon eagerly await news on global markets... Mon villagers forced to provide wood for brick factory... Obama likely to lean toward Indonesia for Burma: Nehginpao Kipgen... Economic Crisis: Women Will Suffer Most (By Jay Fletcher)... Readers’ Front.  
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (145K)
Date of entry/update: 13 April 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 151
Date of publication: 12 May 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 20 - May 12, 2009... Readers' Front; Closing ceremony of Mon language class held in Rangoon; Collecting Money for Repairing Farmhouses; Desperate mother sells her baby girl; Wa mull over how to say No; KPF ordered to form an Armed Border Guard; Drug abuse on the rise in Mudon Township; Election 2010: Fear of Bloody Conflict Growing in Mon Communities; NMSP member killed near SPDC’s Southeast Command Headquarters; PYO Statement on SPDC Killing and Torturing; Statement on Burmese military regime's 2010 election.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (123K)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 152
Date of publication: 05 July 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 5, 2009...   Readers' Front;   Burma Army deploys troop near Three Pagodas Pass;   Border town on alert after bomb blast;   Human rights violations continue along gas pipeline; Demonstration in the U.S to commemorate the fall of Monland; Bomb blast while Lieutenant General Ye Myint visits Mawlamyime;   Salt imported from Thailand due to decline in production; Worried for the lack of salt; Will civil war continue in Burma: By Taingtaw; Will the upcoming election lead to a lasting peace in Burma?  
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (135K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 153
Date of publication: 01 August 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 9 - August 1, 2009... Readers' Front; Malaysia: Burmese Rights and Drug Issue Long Neglected; Mon Politicians Prepare for 2010 Election; Army on Four cuts campaign again; Youth's Hope for Burma: By Christina Maes; New DKBA members sent to frontline; Flooding Besets Ye, Mon State; Burmese Army officer and soldiers desert, flee to Thailand; Tension mounts after three killed in Mon clash; Election 2010: Mon veterans contest or not.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (144K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 154
Date of publication: 09 September 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 18- September 9, 2009... Readers' Front; Mon Youth Community to Hold Annual General Meeting; Owners Worry as Rubber Demand Rises; Interview with Zoya Phan; Junta Pressures Mon Party Leaders; Burmese Army recruit escapes with injury; Mon Community Launches Mon Language Course in the US; NMSP put on SPDC Watch List; Karen Guerrillas Ambush Burmese Army Joint Offensive; Monks and Headmen Oppose DKBA Recruitment.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (134K)
Date of entry/update: 10 September 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 155
Date of publication: 18 October 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 25 - October 18, 2009... Readers' Front; Mon Veterans are Hopeful about 2010 Election; Mon Refugees to Register in Malaysia; Mystery surrounds ceasefire leader's death; Burmese Army Recruits Militia in Mon-Controlled Area; Mons Speak Out Over New US Policy; Ethnic Network Founded at Burma Ethnic Nationalities Forum in Canada; Extortion a Problem for Migrant Workers Applying for Temporary Passports; New Mon Party or A New Party formed by Some Mon? By Siri Mon Chan; Interview with Zoya Phan (Part Two)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (144K)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 156
Date of publication: 05 December 2009
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 31- December 5, 2009... Readers' Front; Cash Flow Slows Despite Strong Burmese Currency; Ninety Sex Workers Rescued; Rescued Sex Workers Found HIV-positive; HRP Families Deported To NMSP Area; Mon Schools Endure Funding Crisis; Mon State USDA Launch Election Campaign; Economic Recession Affects Mon Music Industry; Burmese Army Closes Three Pagodas Pass Border Crossing; Southern Ye: Human Rights Abuses Continue
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (131K)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2009


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 157
Date of publication: 06 January 2010
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... 2010 Happy New Year from Kaowao Newsgroup... Mon Delegates Urge for National Congress... Vehicle owners suffer from SPDC portering... Dental Patient Dies at Top Rangoon Hospital... Two Surrendered Groups Become One... Mon Canadians hold 12th Annual General Meeting... Wa, Mongla Seek Protection against CW... Wretched life for Mon village headman... Chasing Change in Burma: By Dr. Zarni... Earth Itself Has Become Disposable: By George Monbiot... Readers' Front
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (149K)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2010


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 158
Date of publication: 04 February 2010
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma...January 7- February 4, 2010... *Readers' Front *Burmese Army Intrudes NMSP control zone *63rd Mon National Day Celebrated Worldwide *Most drugs seized in Thailand come from the Burma Army: Businessmen *Overseas Mon call for the release of arrested Mon monk *2010 Election: Buddhist Monk and Youth Arrested, Tortured *Mon National Day Billboard Censored *Joint-Statement on the 63rd Anniversary of the Mon National Day *Hunger for Education *The Karen Flag: A Symbol of Unity
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (119K)
Date of entry/update: 17 February 2010


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 159
Date of publication: 15 March 2010
Description/subject: February 10 – March 15, 2010... Readers' Front; More Migrant Workers Heading Home; If Attacked, Mon will Wage Guerrilla War; HURFOM documents 200 villagers fleeing from Yebyu Township; War of nerves continues as deadline expires; SPDC pressures KPF to form Border Guard Force; Forced militias ordered to battle in southern Burma; Karen Youths Fearful of Joining DKBA Border Guard Force; Villager killed after challenging Burmese Militia; SPDC ambushes Mon group, girl and soldier killed.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (50K)
Date of entry/update: 16 March 2010


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 160
Date of publication: 24 April 2010
Description/subject: March 15 - April 24, 2010... Readers' Front; NMSP reaches final decision on joining BGF; Mon Reject Militia Plan; Major Boost for Global Indigenous Rights Movement; Mon Democracy Party Prepares For Registration; Mon State USDA Speeds Up Campaign; UNA calls for a free and fair 2010 Election; Direction for democracy or autocracy (Apar Hong Mon); Lesson from the Past: the fate of the KRC (Nai Pe Thein Zar); Songkran Greetings from Kaowao Team
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (164K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2010


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 161
Date of publication: 04 August 2010
Description/subject: May 10-August 4, 2010... Mon Leaders Focus on Stronghold Base: Siha Ong... ‘We Will Fight in Parliament’ say Mon Leaders... Mon Party Urgently Needs Campaign Funds... World Cup 2010: Mon State Under Their Feet... NMSP gains public support after rejecting BGF... Mon Party To Choose Candidates for the 2010 General Election... Loss of Hope: Taing Taw... Comments on "Mon Leaders Focus On Stronghold Base"... Readers' Front
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (189K)
Date of entry/update: 07 August 2010


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 162
Date of publication: 09 November 2010
Description/subject: September 15 - November 9, 2010..... Three Pagodas Pass Border Town Under Siege; Karen retreat Three Pagodas Pass border town after one night siege; Mon Vote starts with good results in Ye; “Vote for the Mon” - AMRDP Releases Election Campaign Song; NMSP stands firm on boycotting Burma’s 2010 General Election; AMRDP faces many obstacles in 2010 General Election; Mons celebrate Baw Smot Pan: Full-Moon Day Celebration; Burma: Poverty, lack of opportunity, drive Mon youth to risk life; Ban-Wangka, an old Mon Buddhist village in Sangkhlaburi; How the Ruling Junta Turns Its Enemy to Become Its Supporters; Readers' Front
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (147K)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2011


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 163: November 19, 2010 - November 6, 2011
Date of publication: 06 November 2011
Description/subject: 10th anniversary of Kaowao; Election Anniversary: What Has Changed in Mon State? Burmese Government Welcomes the Migrants Fleeing Bangkok Flooding; Military Prepares To Sell Confiscated Land; Villager Steps on Landmine after Being Conscripted as Military Porter; Mons Celebrate Refugee Day in Kuala Lumpur to Raise Awareness; Mons See No Change to Political Landscape after 2010 General Election; Burmese communities hit hard by the declining value of their earnings; Military demands cash and transport from travelers; Two Karen youth caught in the firing line; SPDC human porters caught in line of fire; Security Fears Rise After Three Pagodas Pass Border Siege; AMDP Wins Opposition Party in Mon State; Readers' Front
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: pdf (198K)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2011


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 81
Date of publication: 05 January 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... December 22, 2004- January 5, 2005... TSUNAMI: WORLDWIDE CONCERN FOR BURMA; MON VILLAGE GOES UP IN FLAMES; FRANCE’S OIL GIANT Total AND HUMAN RIGHTS; TIGHTENED SECURITY AFTER EXPLOSION; PIPELINE SECURITY ROUND UP PORTERS FOR OFFENSIVES; MALAYSIA CRACKDOWN DRIVES THOUSANDS HOME; Migrant Workers Conference Held in Thailand; SHAN DRAFT CHAPTER PRESENTED FOR TEAM APPROVAL; THAI DEVOTEES HONOR WAT PROK ABBOT; MYANMAR’S LOW OFFICIAL DEATH TOLL FROM TSUNAMI QUESTIONED.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (111K)
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 82
Date of publication: 27 January 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 8 -27, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; TSUNAMI MON VICTIMS LIKELY TO INCREASE; SECOND MON CULTURE VCD COMING SOON; KAOWAO EXTENDS HARD COPIES; A HUNDRED FAMILIES FLED TO MON RESETTLEMENT CAMP; YOUNG PEOPLE EXPLOITED FOR SEX; FORCED LABOUR CAMPAIGN TO BUILD HIGH SCHOOLS; ARMY COLLECTS BRIBES FOR ILLEGAL CARS; WANTED REBEL POSTERS ON SALE; NATIONAL CONVENTION OR NATIONAL REFERE3NDUM.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (47K)
Date of entry/update: 28 January 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 83
Date of publication: 05 February 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... January 28-February 15, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; MUL PUBLISHES LEADER’S BIO; UPCOMING MON NATIONAL DAY; MON CULTURE VCD IN THE MARKET; BURMA’S LONGEST BRIDGE OPENS; GIRLS RAPED AND BOYFRIEND MURDERED; CHILD SOLDIERS ON FRONTLINE; SPDC SOLDIER KILLED BY KNU LANDMINE; TSUNAMI AND FORGOTTEN VICTIMS; DETAINED SHAN LEADERS’ FATE STILL IN LIMBO; TOP GENERALS LOCKED IN POWER STRUGGLE.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao Newsgroup
Format/size: html (113K)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 84
Date of publication: 01 March 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... February 16-March 1, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; NMSP: MORE DIALOGUE WITH JUNTA; PRESIDENT’S HEALTH RAISES CONCERN; 58th INTERNATIONAL MON NATIONAL DAY; CHIN COMMEMORATE NATIONAL DAY; MON GUERRILLA LEADERS SEEKS SAFE HAVEN; THE IMPACT OF ARMED CONFLICT ON BURMA’S CHILDREN; ASIAN INDIGENOUS DELEGATES ASSERT RIGHTS; BURMESE PROTESTERS ARRESTED IN MALAYSIA; WE CAN FIGHT ANOTHER 50 YEARS: MYANMAR REBEL CHIEF.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (104K)
Date of entry/update: 01 March 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 86
Date of publication: 04 April 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... March 20- April 4, 2005... WOMEN SAVVY IN BUSINESS; MON LEADER NAI AUNG TIN FOLLOWS LATE PRESIDENT; ARE THEY HOMO SAPIENS? BY KANBAWZA WIN; INDEPENDENCE OR FEDERALISM? HARN YAWNGHWE; BURMA’S GOVERNMENT CLOSES TWO PRIVATE BANKS; VEHICLE PRICE GOES DOWN; DISPUTED HOUSES AT THREE PAGODAS PASS RELOCATED; BOMB EXPLODES AT THREE PAGODAS PASS BORDER; LOCAL TYRANT KILLED BY UNKNOWN GUNMAN; READERS’FRONT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News
Format/size: html (77K)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 87
Date of publication: 21 April 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 5-21, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; USDA PLANS FOR COMING ELECTION; MON VILLAGERS KILLED BY ARMED GROUP; FARMLAND SEIZED: BA’S DESTRUCTIVE LAND USE POLICY; Rubber price drops after export ban To China; GRADUATION OF MON SUMMER LITERACRY CLASS; MIXED REACTIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION; SDU STATEMENT ON DECLARATION OF SHAN STATE INDEPENDENCE. SONGKRAN NEW YEAR FESTIVAL IN FINLAND CALLING FOR LECTURERS AND TUTORS
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 88
Date of publication: 10 May 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April 22 - May 10, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; SPDC URGED TO FORM GENUINE UNION; 4th ETHNIC NATIONALITIES’ CONFERENCE; MON POP MUSIC SHOWCASED BY BURMESE; MIGRANTS DETAINED IN BORDER TOWN; REFUGEE ROAD SHUT DOWN; MONS HONOUR STUDENT FOR EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT; CANADIAN MON EXTEND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES; IT IS NOT THAT SIMPLE: BO KYAW NYEIN; WHEN THE CIVILIZED MEET THE UNCIVILIZED; ON SHAN DELARATION.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (131K)
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 89
Date of publication: 25 May 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... April May 11-25, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; RUMORS SPREAD ON MON SURRENDER; COVERING THEIR TRACKS: SPDC HIDES CARS; WORLD HITS ON KAOWAO; REMITTANCES: A TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT; SHAN STATE ARMIES MERGE TO FIGHT MILITARY GOVERNMENT; FORMING THE UNION WITHOUT THE MYANMAR / BURMAN; SURRENDER OR FIGHT: DKBA FACE DILEMMA; THAI GOV’T URGED TO REVIEW BAN ON BURMA’S TIMBER; FREE AND INDEPENDENT BURMESE TV LAUNCHED.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (83K)
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 90
Date of publication: 14 June 2005
Description/subject: An electronic newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... May 26-June 14, 2005... BASIC EDUCATION FEES INCREASED; MIGRANTS AND THE ONSLAUGHT OF MALARIA; RICE EXTORTION FOR ARMY FOOD SUPPLY; A tribute to Nai Panthar; FORCED SECURITY ALONG YADANA PIPELINE ROAD; WILL EQUAL RIGHTS EXIST IF BURMA IS A DEMOCRACY? racism: JUNTA’S BIGGEST WEAPON in WAR; DIALOGUE WITH A SHAN LEADER, H.R.H HSO KHAN PHA; THAI ARREST MIGRANTS AT THREE PAGODAS PASS; READERS FRONT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (74K)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 91
Date of publication: 06 July 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... June 16-July 6, 2005... READERS FRONT; PROUD TO BE MON SAYS FORMER THAI PM; MON JOINS UNPO ASSEMBLY; MIGRANTS FROM THREE PAGODAS ARRESTED; VILLAGER BEATEN TO DEATH; SOUTHERN BURMA FACES LABOUR SHORTAGE IN AGRICULTURE; OPPOSITION SHOULD FOCUS ON GENERAL MAUNG AYE; THREE PAGODAS PASS BORDER TO OPEN; BURMA ARMY INTRUDES REFUGEE CAMP.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao Newsgroup
Format/size: html (42K)
Date of entry/update: 07 July 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 92
Date of publication: 22 July 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 7-22, 2005... READERS FRONT; DETAINEES INTERROGATED AFTER RANGOON EXPLOSION; MON NATIONAL SCHOOL MOVED BY SPDC; SOLDIER GETS 7 YEARS FOR RAPE; REMAINING UNLICENSED VEHICLES DOCUMENTED; ISLAND DWELLERS TO BE AFFECTED BY SALWEEN DAM PROJECT; TRADE DROPS IN MYAWADIl FOOD PRICES RISE; THREE PAGODAS PASS BORDER TEMPORARILY OPENED; DVB TV GAINS ATTANTION AMONG MON COMMUNITY; U.S MON BLEND INTO MELTING POT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (93K)
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 93
Date of publication: 12 August 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... July 25- August 12, 2005... READERS FRONT; NMSP’S LATE PRESIDENT NAI NONLAR REMEMBERED; QUEEN SHIN SAWBU HONOURED BY MON WOMEN; FOUNDATION STONE LAID FOR MON STUDY CENTER IN THE HEART OF THE KINGDOM; MYPO CALLS FOR DIALOGUE; MYANMAR RESHUFFLES MILITARY COMMANDERS AND MINISTERS; BE WARY AND WISE: BY KANBAWZA WIN; HEAVY RAINS CLOSE SCHOOLS, DISPLACE POOR FARMERS; UNIVERSITY STUDENTS FACE TOUGH REGULATION; THREE PAGODAS PASS REOPENS: FUEL TRANSPORT TO BURMESE SIDE; KNU BRINGS GOOD GOVERNANCE TO MERGUI-TAVOY DISTRICT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (175K)
Date of entry/update: 31 August 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 94
Date of publication: 31 August 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... August 15-31, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; MORE MIGRANTS ENTER THAILAND; UNPO MEET MEMBERS FROM BURMA; VILLAGERS FORCED TO PORTER; RUBBER TRADERS BUY UP PLANTATIONS AFTER CHANGE IN EXPORT RULES; DETAINED MON COMMUNITY LEADER RELEASED; JUNTA WAGING SECRET WAR AGAINST WA; NMSP: WILL MAINTAIN ARMED STRUGGLE; HEAVY RAINS CAUSE VILLAGERS TO EVACUATE IN KAREN STATE; FAREWELL TO ARMS: KANBAWZA WIN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (81K)
Date of entry/update: 31 August 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 95
Date of publication: 14 September 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 1-14, 2005... READERS' FRONT; VILLAGERS BEATEN AND FINED FOR NOT SPEAKING BURMESE; SPDC'S LAND CONFISCATION FOR ARMY VILLAGE; MON POLITICAL PRISONER AT RISK OF LOW BLOOD PRESSURE; PADDY FARMS DESTROYED DUE TO FLOODING; MON AND THAI LANGUAGES CLASS OPEN AT THE BORDER; CATTLE FROM BURMA BANNED; 20 PERSONS CONTRACT GOAT DISEASE; BURMESE JUNTA CUTS SUPPORT FOR NMSP; CHINS IN THE USA CELEBRATE 'CHIN NEW YEAR FESTIVAL'; DOWN THE RAT HOLE: ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND ON BURMA'S FRONTIERS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (77K)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 96
Date of publication: 01 October 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September 15- October 1, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; MON URGE NMSP NOT TO GIVE UP ARMS; EXILE SHAN GOVERNMENT SEEKS ALLIANCE; MON POLITICAL PRISONER DIES IN PRISON; 2 MILLENIA OF MON TRADITION; JUST THE BASICS FOR BURMESE MIGRANTS; GAS LEAK NEAR MON VILLAGE; CARS FOR A TOTAL SURRENDER; MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DR. VUM SON; LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDOUR THING: KANBAWZA WIN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (93K)
Date of entry/update: 19 October 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 97
Date of publication: 15 October 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... September October 1- 15, 2005... READERS’ FRONT; MON NGOS PUT UNDER CLOSE WATCH; FORCED LABOR FOR TOTAL PIPELINE; FARMERS LOSE LAND TO MILITARY CAMPS; RIGHTS GROUP ASKS UN COUNCIL TO LOOK AT MYANMAR; SUPPORTERS ENDORSE THE CALL TO DISCUSS BURMA AT THE UNSC; NEW CFOB COORDINATOR RAISES EYEBROWS; AN EU STRATEGY FOR BURMA/MYANMAR; AN ETHNIC PERSPECTIVE: DEMOCRACY IS NOT ENOUGH; CHARM TONG: EDUCATING BURMA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (94K)
Date of entry/update: 19 October 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS No. 98
Date of publication: 31 October 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... October 16-31, 2005... Readers’ front; Flood of Burmese causes concern; Human traffickers coming under scrutiny; Corruption among new military intelligence continues; Mon National Day Committee in Canada formed; Bush welcomes young Burmese activist to White House; Kyats notes seized in Mon State; Explosion in the capital; Ceasefire groups defiant; Rangoon's generals prepare for the changing of the guard.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (116K)
Date of entry/update: 03 November 2005


Title: KAOWAO NEWS NO. 99
Date of publication: 22 November 2005
Description/subject: Newsletter for social justice and freedom in Burma... November 5-22, 2005... Readers' Front; Migrant workers happy after typing the knot; Headman shot with homemade gun: villagers flee; Nai Ngwe Ya: Remembering him keeps alive our hope for social justice; Handpicked NC representative says no sense in attending NC; Securing ceasefire agreement seen as step backward; Buddhist monks flee Mon State fearing persecution; Mon: By Min K Kyaw; Mon music: A struggle for identity; Geeta-Watee: Mon band formed in Moulmein; Myanmar expands military presence in new capital.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (58K)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2005


Title: LAND CONFISCATION BY MYANMAR GOVERNMENT
Date of publication: 15 November 2002
Description/subject: "ear Mon people and supporters of social justice in Burma, There are serious developments taking place in Mon state that requires immediate attention by the international community as a matter of long-term national survival for the future of the Mon people and civil society in Burma. Organized land confiscation has reportedly continued to prevail in all parts of Mon State by the Government of Myanmar that continues to confiscate several thousand acres of land for military purposes which is becoming a serious threat to survival of civilians. This threat represents a new episode in the drama against the human rights and civil society of the Mon people, whose basic human rights have been violated throughout the past forty (40) years..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Mon Unity League via Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (13K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Mon Language in Thailand: The endangered heritage
Date of publication: 11 May 2003
Description/subject: "This paper will give the picture of Mon language situation in Thailand both spoken and written language from the earliest time to the present day. The written language will include inscriptions, palm leaf manuscripts, and printed books..."
Author/creator: Paphatsaun Thianpanya,
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (60K)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2003


Title: MON LEADER PASSED AWAY
Date of publication: 01 October 2002
Description/subject: (Kao-Wao, Bangkok, October 1, 2002)... "Nai Khin Maung, a Member of Parliament and the leader of the main Mon political party passed away in Rangoon on September 29, 2002. Representing the Mon National Democratic Front (MNDF), a committed nationalist Nai Khin Maung won the Member of Parliament seat at Kyaikmayaw Constituency No. 2 in Mon State, Burma during the 1990 general election in Burma..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (8K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: MON LEADER SHOT DEAD BY SPLINTER GROUP
Date of publication: 28 October 2002
Description/subject: "A senior leader of the New Mon State Party and five Mons were shot dead by the splinter group while sleeping near the headquarters..."
Author/creator: Kun Yekha,
Language: English
Source/publisher: via Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (6K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: MON PEOPLE STRIVE TO PRESERVE DREAM OF OWN HOMELAND
Date of publication: 07 November 2003
Author/creator: DENIS D. GRAY
Language: English
Source/publisher: AP via Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2003


Title: MON YOUTH OFFICE RAIDED BY THAI AUTHORITIES
Date of publication: 21 December 2002
Description/subject: Security Alert... (Kao-Wao, December 21, 2002)... "The Mon Youth Progressive Organization (MYPO) office at Sangkhalaburi, Karnchanaburi Province of western Thailand was raided by Thai army on December 19, 2002..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (7K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: PRESIDENT OF NEW MON STATE PARTY PASSED AWAY
Date of publication: 07 March 2003
Description/subject: "A well-known Mon national leader Nai Shwe Kyin passed away in Mon State, Burma. According to the source form New Mon State Party, the president and founder of NMSP passed away peacefully at his Myaing TharYar resident, Moulmein, capital of Mon State at 1:30 AM local time, March 7, 2003. He is 91. Nai Shwe Kyin (aka) Nai Ba Lwin, President of the New Mon State Party was born at Kawhnat, near Moulmein on March 1, 1913. He studied at Methodist mission school and graduated from Rangoon University before joining the British Navy and attained the rank of instructor..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (10K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Pro-democracy activists under threat of arrest and deportation
Date of publication: 23 December 2002
Description/subject: Forum Asia... Urgent Alert... 23 December 2002... "Burmese and ethnic minority pro-democracy activists taking refuge in Thailand are being threatened with arrest and deportation to military-ruled Burma. The Thai Army’s Ninth Division has ordered all pro-democracy activists in Sangkhla Buri to leave Thailand immediately despite evidence that the activists are likely to face persecution if forced back into Burma...."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) via Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (11K)
Date of entry/update: February 2003


Title: RAPE USED AS WEAPON DURING MILITARY OFFENSIVE
Date of publication: 31 January 2004
Description/subject: Mon State at War: January 31, Sangkhalaburi -- "The Burmese Army used rape as a weapon of war against civilians during military operation to wipe out Mon guerrillas in southern Ye, Mon State. Both married and unmarried women from Mon villages near the patrolled areas of Light Infantry Battalion No. 299 have been forced by the army commanders to sleep with them at night according to local sources..."
Author/creator: Taramon
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (14K)
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2004


Title: RELEASED MON LEADER QUESTIONED IN RANGOON
Date of publication: 09 July 2002
Description/subject: (Kao-Wao, July 9, 2002) "The senior leader of the New Mon State Party was taken to Rangoon for questioning following his release from the breakaway group near Halockhanee Mon refugee camp, Thai-Burma border. Nai RotSa, the Secretary General of the New Mon State Party was released in the evening on July 6, 2002 after being taken and held by force for three weeks by the Hongsawatoi Restoration Party. He was released, along with his assistant, Mon Saw Noi, by the breakaway group near Halockhani refugee camp, Karnchanaburi Province of the Thai-Burma border..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (8K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: THE JOINT STATEMENT OF WORLDWIDE MON COMMUNITES ON THE 56th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MON NATIONAL DAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2003
Date of publication: 17 February 2003
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (22K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003