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Data reveals 92% Buddhist majority in Mon State

Report release covering national religion demographics (Photo: MOI/Facebook)

For the first time in more than 30 years, Burma has published data on the country’s religious makeup based on the results of the 2014 nationwide census. Mon State’s population is 92.6 percent Buddhist, according to the report released by the Union Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population last Thursday …

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Tatmadaw’s IB 81 raid MNLA base

Location of NMSP gate raided, near Kaw Sak Village (Photo: Google Earth)

Approximately 30 government Infantry Battalion (IB) No. 81 personnel raided a Mon National Liberation Army (MNLA) base in Kyaikmayaw Township, Mon State, last Thursday. The MNLA represents the armed wing of the New Mon State Party (NMSP),

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Resistance to MCL’s coal-fired power plant heats up

Mawlamyine Cement Limited and its operating locations (Photo: Internet)

Public opposition to the Mawlamyine Cement Limited (MCL)’s coal-fired power plant grew over the weekend with the announcement of a protest campaign led by local residents, monks, and members of Pyartaung Region Development Organization in Kyaikmayaw Township, Mon State.

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