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In Arakan, poverty and ethnic tension are intertwined.
“One of my friends is five weeks pregnant. She is uneducated and poor. Her boyfriend ran away when she told him that she was pregnant. She’s crying.”
With Htin Kyaw now formally sworn in as president, DVB spoke to some prominent figures about what they would like to see under his five-year administration.
Burmese authorities are warning women not to wear “skimpy clothing” if they plan to take part in this year’s Thingyan water festival to celebrate the traditional Buddhist New Year. In…
Emotions were high in Burma’s parliament today as Htin Kyaw, the country’s first president in more than fifty years to hail from a non-military background, was sworn in.