The recently imprisoned Burmese activist Naw Ohn Hla has been transferred to a new jail with better health care facilities, fuelling speculation that she has been refusing food.
With netizens flocking daily to sites such as Facebook, DVB Debate discusses whether social media is good for Burma.
While many dissidents are returning in droves to the new Burma, Shan war refugees live in limbo, still too scared to return to their home towns.
In the first five months of the 2013-14 fiscal year (April to August inclusive), FDI topped US$1.8 billion, mostly focused in the garment manufacturing sector.
The Burmese government and the International Rice Research Institute sign a new MoU this week aimed at boosting rice production and improving other aspects of the rice sector.
Burmese opposition leader Suu Kyi was forced to get out of her car, which was stuck in traffic due to a trade unionists’ rally, and walk to the Polish parliament…