Shwe Mann was sacked because he supported controversial bills in parliament and had ties to rival party leaders, the information minister says.
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel asks whether the police use of civilian thugs to put down protests can be legally justified.
DVB speaks to Veteran Burma researcher Bertil Lintner about the state of democratic reform in Burma.
Norway’s King Harald V reaffirms his country’s support for Burma’s reform process while engaging in discussions to boost bilateral relations and trade.
Suu Kyi says that the US and other ‘well-wishers’ have been overly optimistic as the pace of change in Burma slows.
Students amassed at Mandalay’s Yadanabon University on Wednesday in a second round of protest against Burma’s newly approved education reform package.