Local reporters in Pegu Division refused to cover a visit by the Burmese vice president on Tuesday, choosing instead to stage a silent protest.
Five employees of the now-defunct Unity Weekly journal have each been sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labour after being convicted of revealing state secrets.
The trial of four journalists and the CEO of Unity Weekly journal, charged with violating the State Secrets Act, began on Monday at Pakokku district court.
Minister Ohn Myint is under fire in Parliament for vile threats to rural residents in Tenasserim and Magwe divisions.
Authorities in Magwe division threaten to charge group of youths who set about collecting donations for victims of the October flooding
Local relief teams filling the void left by government inaction as fears grow that the death toll from floods in central Burma could climb
Officials tell domestic media of climbing death toll in Magwe division as thousands take to monasteries to find shelter and food
Chinese petrochemical giant and Burmese state energy enterprise confirm large on-shore natural gas find in central Burma
June 18, 2009 (DVB), At least eight people, including five children, have died from an outbreak of cholera in central Burma's Magwe division, with the father of one deceased girl[…]
Apr 2, 2009 (DVB), Authorities in central Burma have been distributing medicine after an outbreak of cholera began to take its toll on young children and people living in poor[…]
Mar 23, 2009 (DVB), The International Labour Organisation has confirmed that over 2000 acres of farmland confiscated by the army in Magwe division has been returned following meetings between the[…]
Mar 23, 2009 (DVB), Parents of students studying in Magwe have pointed to the government's failure to punish gambling racketeers as being partly responsible for the rise in gambling addiction[…]
Mar 6, 2009 (DVB), Residents in Magwe division's Pokokku are taking random medication to prevent meningitis after a young local died two weeks ago from the disease. A monk in[…]
Dec 15, 2008 (DVB), Farmers from Natmauk township, Magwe division, have been banned by the army from working on their land after filing a report with the International Labour Organisation[…]
Sep 8, 2008 (DVB), Six members of the National League for Democracy in Magwe division’s Pwint Phyu and Salin townships were arrested by government authorities on evening of 6 September,[…]
Apr 10, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Rangoon and Magwe divisions have complained that electricity shortages have become more regular, and claim that even the limited supply they have is unreliable.[…]
Feb 18, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Pwint Phyu township, Magwe division, cancelled a Dhamma talk by a Mandalay abbot on Saturday and told him to leave the town, local[…]
Feb 8, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Magwe division tried to prevent six National League for Democracy members from travelling to Yay Nan Chaung for a religious ceremony on 4[…]