Watch today’s top stories with Angus Watson.
Dozens of student protestors and a few high-profile activists were released today, but the fate of a number of others remains unclear.
Dozens were freed from jails across Burma on Friday morning, with expectant crowds hopeful that political prisoners will join them as day goes on.
With Thingyan approaching, DVB speaks to young people in Burma about their hopes for the celebrations.
The trade deficit reflects the rapidly growth of Burma’s economy, with imports of construction materials accounting for roughly 40 percent of imports.
Burma’s new government should push Thailand to end exploitation of foreign workers, says migrant rights activist Andy Hall.