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Local people demand there be full responsibility and accountability for negative environmental impacts from cement industry project

HURFOM: June Cement Industry Limited held a meeting with local villagers in the monastery of Mae Garow village in Kyeikmayaw Township on 18 November 2019 as part of a required... 

November 19, 2019 | Read more »

Amendment to election laws — undemocratic says MUP

HURFOM: On October 3, 2019, the Union Election Commission approved an amendment to the election by-laws. Migrant workers who have resided in their workplace constituency... 

November 15, 2019 | Read more »

Election Commission: No military polling station in 2020 election

HURFOM: On October 3, 2019 in the Pyithu Hluttaw (House of Representatives) a Union Election Commission (UEC) led amendment was passed to the Election Law. In the upcoming... 

November 7, 2019 | Read more »

Local authorities fail to make a contribution to anti-drug campaign

HURFOM: The Ye-based Mon Area Community Development Organization (MACDO) and the Ye Mon Youth Network organized an anti-drug campaign in Ye Town, Southern Mon State recently. Both... 

November 5, 2019 | Read more »

Rubber farmers face hardship as rubber price decline and commodity prices rise

HURFOM: Rubber farmers and traders in Mon State have been hoping that the price for rubber would rise during harvest season. This is not happening. Meanwhile, other commodity... 

November 5, 2019 | Read more »

Survey finds people less interested in 2020 election due to underperformance by government

HURFOM: According to a survey by the People’s Alliance for Credible Elections (PACE), people are less interested in casting their vote in the upcoming 2020 largely because... 

October 31, 2019 | Read more »

NMSP and KNU hold joint public consultation meetings to help resolve tensions

HURFOM: In order to find a solution to resolve recent armed clashes,  the two parties, the New Mon State Party (NMSP) and the Karen National Union (KNU) held a meeting at... 

October 30, 2019 | Read more »

Child raped 3 times within two months

HURFOM: According to the organization Mitta Zone Zee, a 13-year-old girl from Htan Pin Chaung village, Paung Township in Mon State was raped in three separate incidents within... 

October 30, 2019 | Read more »