Residents of Taunggyi say that commercialization of Taunngyi’s annual hot-air balloon contests will come at the expense of local people.
Traditional lantern makers are going out of business as people flock to by factory-made lanterns ahead of Thadingyut festival.
Burma launched its first international literary festival by Rangoon’s Inya lake over the weekend. The British ambassador to Burma, Andrew Heyn, said the event was ‘groundbreaking’ as international and local[…]
Jan 30, 2009 (DVB), A 16-year-old girl has reported to North Okkalapa police station that she was raped by three soldiers on the night of 20 January at the Mae[…]