Ye Htut, the last remaining member of Burma’s revered 30 Comrades who fought against British colonial rule, passed away peacefully in Rangoon on 27 November, aged 92.
Police get more than they bargained for when villagers set upon them for attempting to arrest a local NLD member who was a supporter of local farmers’ rights.
A fiberglass statue of Burma’s independence hero was completely destroyed by a man with mental illness in the Irrawaddy delta.
An NLD-commissioned sculpture of the independence leader Gen. Aung San by artist Aung Kyaw Tun will go on display this month.
Sixty-six years ago, Aung San and some of his closest advisors were killed along with their dreams of a a multiculturalist, secular Burma
Htet Aung Kyaw Jan 19, 2009 (DVB), Although the word 'vacation' is still a strange one to most ordinary Burmese people inside the country, many Burmese in exile, including this correspondent, enjoy taking holidays. But it may be hard for the western community to understand why many exiles would spend their holidays on the Thai-Burma …