The trial of five media workers arrested last month has begun. The group have been charged with ‘disclosing state secrets’ following a report on a ‘secret chemical weapons facility’ in Magwe Division.
Reading aloud from her news script without realising she was still on air, DVB news anchor Moe Myint Zin exclaimed dah bae! – meaning “that’s it!” – and removed her microphone and ear piece as the cameras rolled on.
The National Races Channel premiered on Sunday, becoming the first TV channel dedicated exclusively to Burma’s ethnic minorities.