A fifth victim escapes from blaze by jumping out of a window.
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Two youths detained in Prome were allegedly tortured during interrogation according to sources close to the family
Youths held on vague charges in central Burma’s Pegu division have been barred from receiving family or legal visitors as they await trial
Mar 28, 2008 (DVB), Prome township police seized firearms and explosives on Tuesday afternoon in a raid on the home of a bamboo shop owner in Koe Thaung ward, locals[…]
Mar 18, 2008 (DVB), Business owners in Prome township, Bago division, have complained about the high level of taxation imposed on their shops in the town's market by municipal authorities.[…]
Nov 12, 2007 (DVB), Around 200 government supporters and township police officers have been involved in a video shoot in Prome in which they re-enact the suppression of the recent[…]
Nov 8, 2007 (DVB), Three members of Human Rights Defenders and Promoters in Bago division have each been sentenced to two years in prison, said the network’s leader Myint Aye.[…]
Civil servants, police and elderly locals in Prome were among the first citizens within Burma to cast their votes in the historic general election as pre-voting opened across the country on Thursday.
A group which supports some among Burma’s 210,000 HIV/AIDs sufferers, says large scale displacement has made it impossible to find the patients.
Villagers across Irrawaddy Division are abandoning their homes in droves after warnings that floodwaters would remain well over danger levels in the days ahead.
In the Pegu Division town of Prome, a small band of fire fighters and volunteers work around the clock, evacuating flood stricken residents to safety.
Meanwhile in Arakan State, aid is being dropped from the skies.
In the central Burmese township of Kawlin, volunteers are working around the clock to save villagers from swelling floodwaters.