Sep 18, 2007 (DVB)
The military arrested and questioned more than 140 civilians and torched around 100 houses in three villages in Myaing township, Magway Region on Aug. 9, according to local defense forces and residents. Military troops, who were injured in previous Twinma village clashes, raided villages close to Twinma and arrested and questioned 143 civilians. They still …
Students in Sagaing Division are angry over restrictions to distance education.
Police and soldiers have been called in to help protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas in Bagan, a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged in a powerful earthquake.
A powerful earthquake shook central Burma on Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging scores of centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan.
Burma’s Ministry of Culture announced that they will enforce fines for the misuse of properties that are designated as culturally significant, according to a statement in state media on Monday.