Four men were sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labour on Tuesday for the killing of a Muslim man during communal violence in Mandalay in early July.
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Phyu Hnin Htwe, an ABFSU member and student at Mandalay’s Yadanabon University, walked free from a Sagaing Division courthouse after kidnapping charges against her were dropped.
A member of the Burmese embassy delegation at Tuesday’s hearing says he heard nothing in court that would implicate suspects Win Zaw Htun and Zaw Lin as murderers.
A draft Television and Broadcasting Bill was approved by the upper house of parliament on Tuesday, paving the way for private TV broadcasters to operate legally in Burma for the…
Thai- Burmese border trade is expected to flourish over the next couple of years, driven mainly by the planned development of a special economic zone in Mae Sot district.