Burma’s media community is divided over whether to back the country’s government-sponsored Press Council or to push for further reforms.
A final appeal against the verdict for five Unity Weekly journal employees — who were sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labour in July — was submitted to…
A case filed against more than 50 journalists in mid-July for a demonstration demanding greater media freedoms has been dropped, according to Rangoon’s Kamayut Township police.
DVB interviewed Interim Press Council member Chit Win Maung to learn what transpired at the Council’s meeting with new information minister, Ye Htut.
Charges against five employees of the Bi Mon Te Nay news journal and one activist were reduced on Monday.
Burma’s Information Minister Aung Kyi and Health Minister Dr Pe Thet Khin have been “allowed for resignation of their own volition”, the president’s office announced on Tuesday.