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First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

Radio silence: DVB goes off-air

Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), the country’s longest running exile broadcaster, which first aired in 1992, will enter a new phase on 26 October, switching from shortwave to online radio. “Surveys show fewer people listen to shortwave nowadays, therefore ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 53 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Military MPs will not support changing 436, says parliamentary committee

Military MPs in Burma’s parliament will not support any proposal to amend Article 436, according to a report submitted by the Constitution Amendment Implementation Committee on Wednesday. Committee secretary Aye Mauk told DVB that a survey conducted ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Koh Tao suspects recant confession as parents arrive

Two Burmese men suspected of murder on the Thai island of Koh Tao have officially recanted their confessions. Both twenty one year olds allege they were forced to admit to the killing of two British tourists in September. The about-turn came on Tuesday ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Censorship system reintroduced for direct-to-video films

An official from Burma’s Motion Picture and Video Censor Board, a body under the Ministry of Information, defended the government’s decision to reintroduce censorship for direct-to-video films, claiming the old rules are necessary because many recent ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Bullet Points: 22 October 2014

On tonight’s edition of Bullet Points: Burmese migrants retract Koh Tao murder confession.Ministry of Information defends broadcast legislation.Pilot recording begins on Aung San biopic. You can watch Bullet Points every weeknight on DVB TV after the ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Aung San, Homicide
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ye Htut meets with journalists to discuss press freedom

The Myanmar Journalists Network (MJN) met with Information Minister Ye Htut on Tuesday to discuss their concerns about the rising number of legal actions lodged by the Burmese government against media employees. MJN’s secretary Myint Kyaw told DVB yesterday ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The reality on the ground: Dawei SEZ

Members of the Dawei Development Association (DDA), a rights watchdog monitoring the lurching progression of the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Burma’s southern Tennasserim Division, tabled fresh findings to the Thai Human Rights Commission in Bangkok ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Birth registration project launched in Magwe, Mon, Chin

A pilot project to register the births of all children in Magwe Division, Mon and Chin states was launched on Monday by various Burmese government ministries, in cooperation with UNICEF and with financial assistance from the EU. The pilot scheme will ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bullet Points: 21 October 2014

On tonight’s edition of Bullet Points: Wife of missing reporter presses ministry for his whereabouts.Dawei Development Association launches SEZ report.TNLA reports fighting in northern Shan State.Home Affairs to set up anti-terror task force. You can ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Burma govt tables liaison body proposal to SSA-N

The Burmese government’s Union Peacemaking Work Committee (UPWC)—the body in charge of negotiating with Burma’s armed ethnic groups—has suggested setting up a joint liaison body with the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) to prevent further hostilities in ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Karen rebels meet to discuss merger proposal

The leaders of the Karen National Union (KNU) and the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) held a meeting on Sunday to discuss a reunification plan for Karen armed groups. The DKBA’s general staff officer, Maj. Tun Tun, said the meeting addressed ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Burma to form counter-terrorism unit

The Burmese government plans to set up a national counter-terrorism body in the near future to protect the country from extremist groups, according to a senior police official. Police Brig-Gen Soe Myint, the director of the Transnational Crime Department, ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]

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Radio silence: DVB goes off-air [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 53 mins ago]
Military MPs will not support changing 436, say... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
Koh Tao suspects recant confession as parents a... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 21 hours ago]
Censorship system reintroduced for direct-to-vi... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 21 hours ago]
Bullet Points: 22 October 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 22 hours ago]
Ye Htut meets with journalists to discuss press... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 22 2014]
The reality on the ground: Dawei SEZ [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 22 2014]
Bullet Points: 21 October 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Burma govt tables liaison body proposal to SSA-N [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Karen rebels meet to discuss merger proposal [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Burma to form counter-terrorism unit [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Birth registration project launched in Magwe, M... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
DVB Debate: Can federalism be the solution? [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Norwegian support for hydropower: peacebuilding... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Heartbreak, pride for Burma in football semis [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Birthday celebrations for Rangoon’s largest res... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Bullet Points: 20 October 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Mrs Abe helps put Japanese investment in softer... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Burma fined after unruly fans invade football p... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Unite and Rule: A letter from Pastor Timothy [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Magwe village inundated by flash flood [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Koh Tao murders: UK police can only observe, sa... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Moulding history in upper Burma [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 19 2014]
Photo essay: Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 19 2014]
Prevalence of the truth [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 19 2014]
Everyone will benefit from Myeik power plant, s... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 18 2014]
Schools, businesses close as tensions rise in H... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 18 2014]
Thai PM accepts help from UK detectives in Koh ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 18 2014]
Burma’s U-19 football team qualifies for World Cup [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 18 2014]
Parents of Koh Tao suspects prepare to visit th... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 17 2014]
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Radio silence: DVB goes off-air [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 53 mins ago]
Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), the country’s longest running exile broadcaster, which first aired in 1992, will enter a new phase on 26 October, switching from shortwave to online radio. “Surveys show fewer people listen to shortwave nowadays, therefore ...
Military MPs will not support changing 436, say... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 3 hours ago]
Military MPs in Burma’s parliament will not support any proposal to amend Article 436, according to a report submitted by the Constitution Amendment Implementation Committee on Wednesday. Committee secretary Aye Mauk told DVB that a survey conducted ...
Koh Tao suspects recant confession as parents a... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 21 hours ago]
Two Burmese men suspected of murder on the Thai island of Koh Tao have officially recanted their confessions. Both twenty one year olds allege they were forced to admit to the killing of two British tourists in September. The about-turn came on Tuesday ...
Censorship system reintroduced for direct-to-vi... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 21 hours ago]
An official from Burma’s Motion Picture and Video Censor Board, a body under the Ministry of Information, defended the government’s decision to reintroduce censorship for direct-to-video films, claiming the old rules are necessary because many recent ...
Bullet Points: 22 October 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 22 hours ago]
On tonight’s edition of Bullet Points: Burmese migrants retract Koh Tao murder confession.Ministry of Information defends broadcast legislation.Pilot recording begins on Aung San biopic. You can watch Bullet Points every weeknight on DVB TV after the ...
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