Amid beating drums, the whistle of an ancient flute and an artillery salute, Thailand began an elaborate ceremony steeped in ancient rites to mark the start on Thursday of a lavish cremation ceremony for revered late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
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Rare symbol of power and good fortune, caught in Arakan state, likely to boost the Burmese generals’ confidence in elections this year
Jan 9, 2008 (DVB), Karen people living in and outside Burma held celebrations yesterday to mark Karen new year's day and to promote and preserve Karen traditions. In Thailand, a[…]
Dec 6, 2007 (DVB), Eighty Burmese migrant workers in the Thai border town of Mae Sot donated blood yesterday in honour of the Thai king's 80th birthday. The Irrawaddy Migrants'[…]