U Aung Zay Ya Village

U Aung Zay Ya Village is a Village in Hpaing Lin Village Tract of Tamu Township, Tamu District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. It lies between latitude 24.68127 and longitude 94.56973.


1 Dead In Protest At Chinese-Backed Copper Mine In Myanmar

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Democratic Voice of Burma said at least four people were seriously wounded. Reuters, quoting local media reports, said that number was 20. Myanmar is also known as Burma. The AP adds: "The massive project, a joint venture between a Myanmar ... catched

Tiger and wild cat trade from Myanmar to China growing

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:36
The trade in tigers and other wild cat parts from Myanmar into China has grown in recent years, a new study based on two decades of survey data suggests. It reports a surge mainly in Mong La, a Burmese town bordering China, where shops selling such ... catched

Red Cross launches safety apps in Burma

Mon, 2014-12-22 08:39
The Myanmar National Red Cross Society has released two mobile phone apps in Burmese which provide natural-disaster warnings and step-by-step instructions for administering first-aid. The mobile apps – First Aid App and Multi Hazard App – are ... catched

Burma listed in Top 10 for jailing journalists

Sat, 2014-12-20 05:49
The Burmese government is currently ranked as the eighth most repressive regime for jailing reporters; with ten media workers listed behind bars, it is surpassed only by China, Iran, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Egypt and Syria. “The fact that Burma is ... catched

Opinion polling in Myanmar (Burma)

Fri, 2014-12-19 23:13
Myanmar is ranked 155 out of 167 countries by the Democracy Index (the Philippines' rank is 69), which considers it one of the three Authoritarian countries in Asean, along with Vietnam and Lao PDR (see “The Democracy Index,” Opinion, 11/15/2014). catched

Exiled Myanmar Singer Still Not Able to Return Home

Fri, 2014-12-19 19:33
In Myanmar, also known as Burma, thousands of refugees have returned home in recent years, drawn by democratic changes, a growing economy and loosened restrictions on political freedoms. But not everyone is welcome. One former activist remains in ... catched

Myanmar turns to pop-up power stations

Thu, 2014-12-18 20:24
Nestled on a bed of gravel, an hour's drive from Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the country's newest power station. There are no cooling towers or huge turbine halls, just neat lines of white shipping containers. catched

Kiwi faces Myanmar court over Buddha images

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:27
A New Zealand bar manager has had charges of insulting Buddhism against him upheld and has been denied bail from a Burmese jail. News organisation The Democratic Voice of Burma, published from Thailand, reported that the charges against Philip ... catched

Myanmar trial begins over 'Buddha insult'

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:07
A New Zealander and two Burmese men have gone on trial in Myanmar on charges of insulting Buddhism. The trio, who run a bar in Yangon, are accused over a flyer promoting a drinks event depicting Buddha with headphones. The image triggered an angry ... catched