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.


UN Chief Calls for Burma to Investigate Military Rape Claims

Thu, 2014-04-24 10:10
“I call on the Government of Myanmar to fully investigate and respond to current and historical human rights violations and abuses, including crimes of sexual violence,” Ban Ki-moon said in the report, which is dated March 13 but has only just been ... catched

Win Tin, Myanmar democracy veteran, mourned by hundreds

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:15
A founder of the National League for Democracy (NLD), he served 19 years in prison for his opposition to military rule in Myanmar, formerly called Burma. Released in 2008, Win Tin was seen as a close aide to Aung San Suu Kyi but also held the power to ... catched

Top Gear expresses regret for 'slope' remark in Burma special

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:09
The executive producer of Top Gear has expressed regret for a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism. Broadcast in March, the show saw Jeremy Clarkson use the word "slope" as an Asian man crossed a ... catched

New Species Related to 'Penis Snake' Discovered in Burma

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:14
RANGOON — A new species of a strange order of limbless amphibian has been discovered in Burma, according to a report in a scientific journal for animal taxonomists. The Ichthyophis multicolor, or the “colorful ich,” was discovered in Burma's Irrawaddy ... catched

Burmese journalist Win Tin dies

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:50
Burma, also known as Myanmar, descended into absolute military rule starting in 1962 and became a pariah state because of the junta's human rights violations and repression of civic society. Mr. Win served as top editor of the independent Burmese ... catched

Myanmar rebel leader urges US role in peace talks

Tue, 2014-04-22 04:53
Gun Maw said there have been positive changes in the democratic transition in the country also known as Burma, but "one thing that has not changed is how they (the government) view and deal with the ethnic nationalities." He demanded formal recognition ... catched