Speaking at a public meeting in the Shan state capital, house speaker Shwe Mann stressed his support for a federal union in Burma.
DVB explores the life of one of Burma’s leading political activists, Naw Ohn Hla.
UN special envoy leaves Burma after a trip that took him to Laiza, Meikhtila, Naypyidaw and Arakan state. He will brief the General assembly later this month.
Burma’s various journalist organisations intend to put pressure on the government to open an international-standard journalism university.
Burmese authorities claim to have discovered over US$1.3 million worth of methamphetamine tablets buried by the late drug kingpin Naw Kham near the Thai-Burma border.