To date, more than 4,000 people have been counted as dead in the 7.9-magnitude earthquake which struck between the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited constituents in the electorate of Kawhmu in southern Rangoon division on Monday.
Burma’s jungles and plains are dotted with historical artefacts the envy of much of the world. But now many of those precious items are ending up overseas, thanks to a thriving black market.
The Rakhine National Network alleges that Burmese army soldiers have set fire to villages in Kyauktaw, forcing locals to flee.
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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.