Publication: Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis

First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Mourners turn out for Win Tin’s funeral

Hundreds of mourners have turned out for the funeral of National League for Democracy (NLD) co-founder and veteran journalist U Win Tin, which is taking place at the Yay Way Cemetery in Rangoon on Wednesday afternoon. Win Tin passed away at Rangoon ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 17 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Children in Arakan State face malnutrition after aid workers’ exodus

Muslim Rohingyas living in shelters in Burma’s western Arakan State have said they are facing a severe lack of nutrition as a result of aid workers evacuating the region following attacks on their homes and offices in March. A Rohingya woman called ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Press freedom campaigns to be launched across Burma

A series of public campaigns for press freedom and the release of jailed reporters are being prepared by media organisations and correspondents across Burma. Nyan Soe Win, a reporter based in Moulmein, Mon State, confirmed that media workers have alerted ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Food poisoning strikes at Buddhist ceremony in Pegu

Around 270 people in Pegu [Bago] Division have been hospitalised with food poisoning after eating milk-noodle soup at a Buddhist ordination ceremony in the town of Thegon on Monday. A local resident told DVB that children were the first to suffer from ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Whirlwind wipes out homes near Inle Lake

Houses and farms in Yawnghwe, Shan State, were devastated by a whirlwind hurling hailstones “the size of fists” on 17 April. More than 150 homes were damaged by the freak weather event in Yawnghwe, near the popular tourist destination Inle Lake. Win ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gun Maw urges US to play role in Burma’s peace process

Gen. Gun Maw, the deputy commander-in-chief of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the group’s chief negotiator, has renewed an offer to the US government to become involved in Burma’s ongoing peace process. Speaking in an interview with Reuters ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kachin IDPs urged to return home despite ongoing violence

Conditions are dire for thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Burma, who after fleeing armed conflict are now being pressured to return to their villages in Kachin State’s Mansi Township. Faced with a severe shortage of basic ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New technology boosts Burmese films abroad

A Burmese film titled Satan’s Dancer will premiere concurrently in Singapore and Rangoon for the first time. The movie tells the story of a couple who have a child out of wedlock and explores themes of childhood trauma and psychology. The film’s lead, ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pegu police prohibit constitution protest

Activists in the Pegu Division town of Nyaunglebin have been denied permission to hold a protest calling for amendments to the 2008 Constitution. Bo Tauk, a former political prisoner and member of the Nyaunglebin Public Campaign Committee, said the ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Plough protestors charged with sedition

Local farmers of Madaya, Mandalay division have been charged with crimes ranging from sedition to trespassing and staging unauthorised protest after they took up tools and farmed land they claim is rightfully theirs. Nineteen of 20 protesting farmers ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

U Win Tin (1929- 2014), Burma’s moral compass

U Win Tin, a founding member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and a prominent journalist whose political activities and writings served as a thorn in the military’s side for decades, died on Monday morning in Rangoon of kidney failure. He was ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Meikhtila IDPs face water shortages, sanitation issues

Some 900 Muslims from Meikhtila in central Burma who lost their homes in communal violence just over a year ago are now facing water shortages and sanitation-related diseases at the shelter where they reside. The 900, all Muslims from the town’s Chanaye ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]

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Children in Arakan State face malnutrition afte... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
Press freedom campaigns to be launched across B... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
Mourners turn out for Win Tin’s funeral [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 17 hours ago]
Food poisoning strikes at Buddhist ceremony in ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 20 hours ago]
Kachin IDPs urged to return home despite ongoin... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
New technology boosts Burmese films abroad [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Whirlwind wipes out homes near Inle Lake [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Pegu police prohibit constitution protest [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Plough protestors charged with sedition [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Gun Maw urges US to play role in Burma’s peace ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
U Win Tin (1929- 2014), Burma’s moral compass [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
Meikhtila IDPs face water shortages, sanitation... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
The naked truth of Myanmar, a portrait of U Win... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
Burma’s emerging rich [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
Summer beach boosts local businesses [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
NLD veteran Win Tin has died, aged 85 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
Aid shortage hits Kachin refugees [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 19 2014]
Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 18 2014]
Amid peace talks, health cooperation in Karen S... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 18 2014]
US calls on Burma to intervene in Rohingya crisis [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 18 2014]
Burmese journalists pray for Zaw Pe’s release [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Rights group calls for international investigat... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Journalists charged with defaming Thai Navy [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Literacy campaign aims to coach 46,000 people [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Humanitarian crisis looms as Kachin conflict in... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Suu Kyi leaves Europe armed with international ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
Two planes crash on runway at Rangoon airport [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
Burma’s New Year water festival – in pictures [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
‘Boatpeople’ story lands Reuters a Pulitzer as ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 15 2014]
Ancient Burmese sculptures on display for the f... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 15 2014]
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Children in Arakan State face malnutrition afte... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 12 hours ago]
Muslim Rohingyas living in shelters in Burma’s western Arakan State have said they are facing a severe lack of nutrition as a result of aid workers evacuating the region following attacks on their homes and offices in March. A Rohingya woman called ...
Press freedom campaigns to be launched across B... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
A series of public campaigns for press freedom and the release of jailed reporters are being prepared by media organisations and correspondents across Burma. Nyan Soe Win, a reporter based in Moulmein, Mon State, confirmed that media workers have alerted ...
Mourners turn out for Win Tin’s funeral [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 17 hours ago]
Hundreds of mourners have turned out for the funeral of National League for Democracy (NLD) co-founder and veteran journalist U Win Tin, which is taking place at the Yay Way Cemetery in Rangoon on Wednesday afternoon. Win Tin passed away at Rangoon ...
Food poisoning strikes at Buddhist ceremony in ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 20 hours ago]
Around 270 people in Pegu [Bago] Division have been hospitalised with food poisoning after eating milk-noodle soup at a Buddhist ordination ceremony in the town of Thegon on Monday. A local resident told DVB that children were the first to suffer from ...
Kachin IDPs urged to return home despite ongoin... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Conditions are dire for thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Burma, who after fleeing armed conflict are now being pressured to return to their villages in Kachin State’s Mansi Township. Faced with a severe shortage of basic ...
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