The Lower House of Parliament has passed a bill in favour of again printing the image of General Aung San on banknotes, with the vote on Friday overcoming opposition from the chamber’s military bloc.
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On Sunday, Mandalay street artist Zaw Ko Naing further immortalised Aung San and the eight other martyrs with a graffiti mural in Mandalay.
Through the cracks and the keyholes, visitors peak into a room where 68 years ago Burma’s fate was written.
On 3 May 1945, allied troops reclaimed Rangoon for the British Empire, after three years of Japanese occupation.
Aung San was famed as a solider and a politician. Many current Burmese leaders wish to emulate the man, but is it possible to be a civilian leader in Burma?
A small, dusty town in central Burma became the focus of the country on Friday, as thousands descended on the Magwe town of Nat Mauk, the birthplace of Aung San.
To celebrate what would be the one hundredth birthday of Burmese independence hero Aung San, a Rangoon theatre troop will stage a ‘poetic opera’