Supermarkets in Rangoon are emptying their shelves of foreign brands of alcohol and cigarettes, after a government crackdown on illegal foreign imported goods.
Burma’s Zayer has beaten Laos’ Thanphonh Simphilavong in the first round of the men’s pencak silat event in Naypyidaw.
Two days before the official opening ceremony of the SEA Games, Burma has already won 10 gold medals. The Wushu competitions are going on in Naypyidaw until 10 December.
Rangoon township authorities have issued an ultimatum to more than 200 Michaungkan villagers to disband their protest site at the town’s Myasaryan pagoda by 6pm on Monday or else face forceful removal.
The refugees of Koung Jor camp decided to lay on their own Shan New Year’s festival for the first time inside the camp.