The move marks the first time since the National League for Democracy took power in 2016 that commercial venues are to be allowed.
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People in Burma have flocked onto the streets of Rangoon throughout this week, dancing and spraying water on one another to celebrate Thingyan festival and the ushering in of a traditional new year.
The Yangon [Rangoon] City Development Committee (YCDC) will allow the construction of mandats or pavilions for revellers during Thingyan, the Burmese New Year water festival. Cpt Myo Lwin, YCDC official, said that at least[…]
The Buddhist New Year water festival, Thingyan, will be celebrated this weekend across Burma and for the second time in nearly three decades the old art of Thangyat is back[…]
Apr 6, 2009 (AFP), The Burmese government has called for people attending the upcoming New Year celebrations to dress appropriately and refrain from using the occasion to criticize the government.[…]
Thousands of visitors from Rangoon and the Irrawaddy region head to Yankinthar beach to escape the summer heat – and it’s bringing unexpected job opportunities for the local farmers.
The lawyer representing jailed DVB reporter Zaw Pe announced on Thursday that he will launch an appeal against the sentence to a higher court.
21-year-old arrested for photographing the aftermath of the Rangoon bombings in April sentenced while his father awaits verdict
Jul 3, 2008 (DVB), Two National League for Democracy members who were detained for allegedly campaigning against the regime's draft constitution in the run-up to the 10 May referendum have[…]