Burmese anger over Chinese pipeline
29 May 2012 Last updated at 10:49 BST
Last week demonstrators gathered in Burma's two biggest cities, Rangoon and Mandalay, to protest against chronic power shortages and black-outs.
They say the government is selling the country's resources to China at the expense of the local population.
One project to transport gas and oil across northern Burma, is causing particular controversy.
Lucy Hooker reports from near Pyin Oo Lwin, North East of Mandalay.