Organisers of the Hpaung Daw U Pagoda Festival in Shan State said the incident would not affect the event, held annually on Inle Lake.
A powerful earthquake shook central Burma on Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging scores of centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan.
Mandalay is Burma’s cultural heart. The city’s soul can still be found in its artisan workshops, where its short—but rich— history is preserved…in gold.
Long-running case in Magwe sees trespassing charges acquitted, but a new charge under Article 18 levelled.
Locals at the site of the Latpadaung copper mine were not invited to participate in the reconsecration of a hallowed pagoda.
June 5, 2009 (DVB), Burma’s leading state-run newspaper has allegedly underreported the death toll from a collapsed pagoda, whilst authorities have threatened those who pass information on the incident to…