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Press release by Action for Shan State Rivers
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
August 25, 2015Shans present 23,717 signatures against Salween dams to Australian consultants in YangonShan community representatives are today... Read More...
Press release by Save the Salween Network
Thursday, 13 August 2015
August 12, 2015Mon and Karen State residents fear increased flood risk from Salween damsThe Save the Salween Network is holding a press conference... Read More...
Shan farmers protest Nao Pha dam project
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
MYANMAR TIMES By Thu Thu Aung   |   Tuesday, 23 August 2016 With the future of the controversial Myitsone dam project apparently still in doubt... Read More...
NLD-led Review Will Have The Final Say on Myitsone Dam’s Fate
Monday, 22 August 2016
MYANMAR BUSSINESS TODAY Author: Jason M Murphy | 21 August, 2016 12:54 pmChina’s hopes of restarting the stalled Myitsone Dam project in northern... Read More...
Myitsone overshadows Panglong preparation
Monday, 22 August 2016
Eleven Media Group By ttwin on Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:08Failure to scrap the Myitsone dam project in defiance of the people's wishes could derail the... Read More...
MYANMAR - CHINA Dams and diplomatic relations: Aung San Suu Kyi in China
Monday, 22 August 2016
AsiaNews.it 08/20/2016, 11.30 The Burmese State Minister is in Beijing from August 17. Yesterday she met with President Xi Jinping. China ready to... Read More...
Shan groups express concern over green light for Naung Pha dam
Monday, 22 August 2016
MIZZIMA By Mizzima | On Saturday, 20 August 2016Two dozen Shan community groups have sent a letter to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi... Read More...
Suu Kyi has nothing new to report on Chinese dam
Friday, 19 August 2016
The Standard China | Aug 19, 2016 20:15Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met today with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to strengthen ties... Read More...

Message from BRN

Large dams are being constructed on all of Burma’s major rivers and tributaries by Chinese, Thai and Indian companies. The dams are causing displacement, militarization, human rights abuses, and irreversible environmental damage, which is threatening the livelihoods and food security of millions. The power and revenues generated are going to the military regime and neighbouring countries. Read more...

About Dams
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
Frequently Asked Questions About Damswww.internationalrivers.orgDams: What They Are and What They Dowww.internationalrivers.orgBasic Dam... Read More...
Burma’s River Law
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
The Conservation of Water Resources and Rivers Law was adopted by the State Peace and Development Council on October 2, 2006. To see the full text of... Read More...
IMAGE China’s Dam Industry
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
China’s overseas dam industry is building hundreds of dams around the world, particularly in Southeast Asia and Africa. The guide The New Great... Read More...
Hydropower Guidelines
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
The World Commission on Dams (WCD)The WCD was an independent, international, multi-stakeholder process which addressed the controversial issues... Read More...
IMAGE Afraid to Go Home: Recent Violent Conflict and Human Rights Abuses in Karen State
Thursday, 13 November 2014
  The following report was prepared by Karen Rivers Watch (KRW), a coalition of six Karen organizations focused on the environment, women, youth,... Read More...
IMAGE One cannot step into the same river twice: making the Kaladan Project people-centred
Wednesday, 31 July 2013
This report from the Kaladan Movement provides an update on the progress of the Kaladan Project; assesses the potential Project-related benefits and... Read More...

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Thai Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)MDX Public Company Ltd.... Read More...
Other Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Asian Development Bank COLENCO Power Engineering, Ltd. - Swiss Electric Power Development Company (EPDC) - Japanese FOSCE Consulting Engineers -... Read More...
Chinese Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
http://www.chng.com.cn/eng. Central China Power International Trade Company Changjiang Institute of Surveying, Planning, Design, and Research... Read More...
Burmese Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Asia World Co. Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise Suntac Technologies Htoo Group  ... Read More...
Statement on International Day of Action for Rivers, Water, and Life
Friday, 13 March 2009
Statement on International Day of Action for Rivers, Water, and LifeBurma Rivers NetworkMarch 14, 2009Free Burma’s Rivers, and Free BurmaOn this... Read More...
Petition to China
Sunday, 02 December 2007
Over 50,000 affected people petitioned China to regulate dam projects in Burma.To read: Petition English | Petition Chinese | Press Release Read More...
International Day of Action for Rivers
Thursday, 13 March 2008
BRN members Karen Rivers Watch and the Kuki Students Democratic Front held ceremonies and activities in eastern Burma and in New Dehli. To see... Read More...
China Southern Power Grid
Thursday, 29 May 2008
Burma Rivers Network joined the Rivers Coalition of Cambodia, the Xinjiang Conservation Fund, and International Rivers in writing to China Southern... Read More...