Christians around Burma say they are no better off under the democratically elected government headed by Aung San Suu Kyi, despite promises made in the lead-up to the historic 2015 general election to protect the nation’s’ four major faiths.
The Archbishop of Rangoon, Charles Maung Bo, is officially a cardinal after his elevation at a ceremony at St Peter’s Basilica on the weekend.
Lashio’s Wa community celebrate the colourful festival of Kauk Thit Sar Pwe.
The second season of DVB Debate begins with a discussion about whether there should be more separation between religion and the state. On the panel: writer Ye Naing Moe, politician Yan Kyaw and U Sein Win Aung, Treasurer of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda.
Religious leaders pledge to cooperate with each other to stop communal violence.