Flooding has driven thousands of people from their homes in Mandalay Division as seasonal monsoon rains wreak havoc on the region.
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.
Sep 9, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Pakokku in Magwe division have criticised the actions of government security forces who failed to respond to an attempted robbery that took place in[…]
Sep 7, 2008 (DVB), Young monks from Pakokku will continue to refuse alms from government officials until they apologise for beating, insulting, killing and imprisoning monks during the Saffron Revolution[…]
Jan 24, 2008 (DVB), Four lecturing monasteries in Pakokku have received donations from the commander of Burma's Central Military Division in a surprise visit, according to monks. General Khin Zaw[…]
Dec 21, 2007 (DVB), Riot training and practice missions have been taking place in Pakokku for the past two weeks, in what locals have assumed is a show of force[…]
Sep 11, 2007 (DVB), Senior monks in Pakokku, Magwe division, were called to a meeting with high-level government officials on Sunday and offered money as compensation for monks who were[…]