Mining Company Detains, Assaults 2 Myitkyina Journal Reporters

Mining company accused of detaining, assaulting reporters

Two journalists working for a local media organisation in Kachin State have been detained and assaulted by a mining company there. According to an article in The Irrawaddy, Seng Mai, publisher and editor-in-chief of Myitkyina Journal, said that emplo
Canadian company to pursue lithium exploration in Myanmar

Lithium exploration to begin by Canadian firm

Canada-based miner AsiaBaseMetals is planning to begin exploring for lithium on land in central Myanmar. According to an article in the Myanmar Times, the company will become the first company to systematically explore for lithium in Myanmar. It will