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Shan Cuisine Released

Shan Cuisine Released

Welcome to the World of Shan Cooking and enjoy the tantalizing aroma of a wide range of fresh and wholesome ingredients and herbs

Rebuilding the “Daylight School” to help rebuild young lives

Rebuilding the “Daylight School” to help rebuild young lives

Blood Foundation opened the Daylight School just a few months ago. It was set up to provide full time non-formal education for children of Shan migrants living and working on the farms located in the mountains along the Burma border in Fang District. These people have come to Thailand seeking refuge from persecution and oppression

Warm Winter Cloths and Blankets

Warm Winter Cloths and Blankets

Thailife Foundation bought warm winter cloths and blankets for the students of Schools of Hope in Ban Nong Ook

The Report: Licence to Rape

The Report: Licence to Rape

A report by Shan Women’s Action Network on the systematic use of rape by the Burmese military.

Show Business: Rangoon’s “War on Drugs” in Shan State

Show Business: Rangoon’s “War on Drugs” in Shan State

High-profile drug-traffickers continue to operate with impunity, many using legal businesses as a front. None have been prosecuted under the new anti-money laundering legislation introduced in 2002. While colluding in and profiting from the drug business, the regime has taken no serious measures to deal with its social impacts. It has failed to implement public

The Tai of Shan State

The Tai of Shan State

The Tai of Shan State by Sao Noan Oo A different Shan History A lot of Shan histories and chronicles have been written by a lot of people. Few among those are the Shans themselves. Even so, there are fewer who write in English. One of them is Sao Noan Oo of Lawksawk, a former