Burma freed 101 political prisoners last week, bringing the number of political detainees released by Thein Sein to more than 1,200 under his reign.
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Foreign firms are interested in bidding for Burma’s fourth telecoms license, as mobile phone penetration increases throughout the country.
Police opened fire on suspects in Shwepyitha Township, Rangoon during a raid on the hideout of two high-profile criminals exposed by a social media post.
Women are seen as the custodians of culture in Burma. But in a patriarchal society, do they also have the key to unlocking/creating gender equality?
The daughter of former KIO leader Maran Brang Seng will enter the Kachin State parliament in February, to pursue her father’s struggle for a federal Burma.