DVB asks NUP leader how high his expectations are for this year’s election. And who does he consider the main contenders?
Lu Min, actor and chairman of Myanmar [Burma] Motion Picture Association (MMPA), told DVB that he will not seek reappointment for the coming year.
A Burmese human rights group has urged President Thein Sein’s reformist government to create counselling and rehabilitation programmes for the victims of Burma’s previous regime.
Farmers coerced to grow jatropha by Burma’s former military junta are now suffering enormous losses after the new government abandoned the project with no apparent exit strategy.
The forcible conscription of civilians as army porters is rife in Burma’s volatile ethnic regions, and appears to have been stepped up as Burmese troops battle a coaltion of Karen…
Two people were killed and seven were injured when a bomb exploded in the border town of Myawaddy in eastern Karen state on Friday