A new draft of Burma’s Electricity Bill is under final revision by relevant ministers and the lower house Natural Resources and Environmental Preservation Committee (NREPC), before submission to the ninth session of parliament this week.
The National Unity Party, which was formed by the military junta in 1988, insisted on Tuesday that Burma does not need to draft a new constitution, although some provisions could be amended to satisfy the ethnic populations.
The International Committee of the Red Cross will be been allowed to resume prison visits in Burma beginning next week following a deal hammered out between President Thein Sein and the organisation’s chair
The Ethnic Nationalities Council urged armed groups currently in peace talks with the Burmese government to suspend their negotiations if government troops continue to attack the Kachin Independence Army
A Magway-based DVB reporter was interrogated by the police this weekend after he was reportedly sued by a divisional education officer for disturbing a civil servant and trespassing on government property
Thangyat performances, a traditional music that accompanies New Year’s Thingyan Water Festival, is now legal in Burma. The historic art is a cornerstone in the country’s New Year celebrations, where[…]