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.


Perhaps Its Time to Call It 'Burma,' Again

Sun, 2014-11-23 13:05
Myanmar, or Burma as some people prefer to call it, has been cut much slack in recent years with its supporters urging patience and understanding as it attempts to reform itself. This was highlighted by the recent visit of U.S. President Barack Obama ... catched

Burmese celebrate 500 years of Catholicism this weekend

Sat, 2014-11-22 10:28
"Today is not just a day of great joy and festivities but also one of reflection on what we can do or not do, how much more we can dedicate ourselves to the Gospel, how we can transform society and how we can better serve the people of Myanmar ... catched

VOA Exclusive: Interview With Myanmar President Thein Sein

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:59
In an exclusive interview with VOA's Burmese Service, Myanmar President Thein Sein called allegations that minority Muslim Rohingya are fleeing alleged torture in Rakhine state "a media fabrication." "International concern on this issue" is overblown ... catched

Activists Call for Constitutional Change to Empower Women

Fri, 2014-11-21 13:43
Burmese women's representatives, both from the government and civil society organizations, as well as exiled women's activist groups, attended the Asia-Pacific Conference on Beijing+20 in the Thai capital from Monday to Thursday. The Beijing+20 ... catched

Koh Tao murders: Burmese suspects may apply for bail

Fri, 2014-11-21 10:50
A Thai judge on Thursday extended remand for two Burmese men suspected of murdering two British tourists, but indicated that they may each apply for bail at a bond of 500,000 baht (US$15,500). Local police applied at Koh Samui Court on Thursday to ... catched

Inside the Kachin War Against Burma

Fri, 2014-11-21 07:29
Not far away in the mountains of northern Burma, soldiers in the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) face off against Burmese positions, a state of intermittent war that has prevailed since a 17-year cease-fire between the ethnic militia and the Burmese ... catched