As the media industry enjoys newfound freedom following the lifting of censorship, Burmese celebrities have more opportunities to engage with topical issues and voice their opinions to their fans. DVB Debate discusses the growing influence of Burmese celebrities.
Dec 8, 2008 (DVB), Comedian Pa Pa Lay has said the 59-year jail term given to fellow performer Zarganar will not demoralise him and will raise morale in the prison[…]
Nov 28, 2008 (DVB), Rangoon’s western provincial court yesterday added 14 more years to the prison term of comedian Zarganar for four offences, including defaming the Sasana and violating the[…]
Nov 18, 2008 (DVB), The Free Funeral Service Society has been ordered to move out of its current offices in Rangoon and in Saku township, Magwe division, by local authorities.[…]
Sep 4, 2008 (DVB), Much-loved actress and singer May Shin died of old age at Mandalay General Hospital in upper Burma at 11pm yesterday. May Shin was 92 years old[…]