Naing Htoo's blog

Burma in the headlines: what does it all mean?

The last few weeks have seen a flurry of contradictory events in Burma, and I am trying to make sense of what they mean for . . .

Fighting intensifies around oil and gas pipelines construction in Burma

While Daewoo International, the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and their sub-contractors are busy constructing the Burma-China oil and gas pipelines facilities across Arakan State, . . .

Natural resource projects in conflict areas: In military controlled Burma, will history be repeated?

In early March, the Burmese Army attacked the Shan State Army-North (SSAN) in northern Shan State. The fighting has since spread throughout northern Shan State. . . .

The truth that Chevron doesn’t want to you to hear

On May 24, I traveled to Houston, Texas, to join indigenous community leaders and earth rights activists from around the globe who are part of . . .

We Won’t Stop Until There’s Full Transparency in Burma

Last week, we held a press conference in Bangkok to announce the release of an initiative to pressure the oil companies Total , Chevron , . . .