A controversial book of “adult fiction” by writer Aung Yin Nyein has been pulled from the shelves of Burma’s bookstores after critics complained that the erotic novel is “obscene”.
In a port town just west of Bangkok, Burmese labourers toil under slave-like conditions in a multi-billion dollar seafood industry.
Nay Myo Zin and Win Cho were released from Insein Prison on Tuesday, having spent 84 days locked up for organising an unauthorised demonstration in downtown Rangoon.
An appeal by DVB reporter Zaw Pe, sentenced to one year’s imprisonment in April on charges of trespassing and disturbing a civil servant on duty, took place on Tuesday at…
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether it is too late to save Burma’s rich cultural heritage, which has suffered decades of neglect.