Burma’s Ministry of Defence announces that several senior ranking military officials, including the naval chief-of-staff, have been “allowed to retire”.
Joint naval exercises in Bay of Bengal comprising fleets from Burma, India, Malaysia and elsewhere likely to unnerve China
As western governments gathered to condemn the junta’s election at the UN, India undeterred welcomes Lt Gen Thar Aye to the eastern city of Kolkatta with talks of naval deals.
Dec 4, 2009 (DVB), Nearly 130 men on board foreign fishing boats who were captured and detained in Rangoon's Insein prison last month are lacking food and basic amenities, sources[…]
Nov 24, 2009 (DVB), Scores of fishermen on board four Taiwanese boats captured by the Burmese navy last week are reportedly being held in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison, with Taiwanese[…]