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Second only to Thingyan, Thadingyut is the most significant holiday in Buddhism, signifying the day that Buddha descended from the heavens.
Artist Ye Yint Hein takes DVB into his workshop, where he casts political portraits in chalk powder.
Some 600 Burmese troops surround the Shan State army-North headquarters after an artillery barrage last night.
Anyone reading Burma’s independent media ahead of next month’s historic election might be unaware that more than 90 political parties are competing.
The re-enactment was carried out under heavy security with dozens of police and military personnel, and drew a large crowd of bystanders.