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Bongaigaon ready for civic polls

BONGAIGAON, Feb 5 Bongaigaon Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu has asked the media to be alert on the violation of Model Code of Conduct by the parties and candidates who are in fray for the Bongaigaon civic polls slated for February 9.The Bongaigaon ... The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago

Sixty-nine charged for rioting in Letpadan

Sixty-nine people 58 men and 11 women including student activists, as well as supporters and locals in the Pegu Division town of Letpadan, were each charged on five accounts in the township court on Wednesday. Speaking to DVB after the hearing, ...
 DVB6 days ago

Two journalists released from Tharawaddy prison

Two Burmese journalists were released from a prison in Pegu Division on Friday after being detained for three nights. Nine students were also let go. Nyan Lin Tun of the Myanmar Post and Phyo Aung Myint of the weekly journal, Reporter , were ...
 DVB2 weeks ago 12 Letpadan students released from prison  DVB2 weeks ago Police Release 20 Detained During Student Protest Crackdown  Irrawaddy1 week ago Handful of Students Released from Tharyarwaddy Prison  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Anger, Dismay and Resolve as Freed Students Speak Out

Ye Moh Moh Aung, speaks to reporters beside her mother outside Thayawaddy Prison in Pegu Division on Thursday. (Photo: Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy) THAYAWADDY, Pegu Division — Students detained on Tuesday and released two days later in ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Police Arrest 5 Students in Rangoon, Monywa in Wake of Crackdown  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Demonstrators call for release of all detained students  DVB1 week ago Families Still Denied Access to Detained Students  Irrawaddy1 week ago

2 Journalists Freed After Letpadan Arrest

The media quarter at a now-dismantled student protest site in Letpadan, Pegu Division. (Photo: SSteve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Two journalists detained in Pegu Division's Tharyarwaddy Prison were released from custody on Friday, ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Students Injured During Attempts to Break Police Blockade  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Under Police Watch, Burmese Bands Serenade Students  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Police Crack Down on Student Protests, Harass Irrawaddy Photographer  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Education Reformers Demand Release of Detained Students

More than 100 student demonstrators are still in custody after a brutal crackdown on a protest site in Letpadan, Pegu Division, on March 10, 2015. (Photo: Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A leading education reform network has announced ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Parents Await Some Letpadan Protest Students Release  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Letter From the Jungle: Hours in Hiding After Letpadan Crackdown  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Timeline of Student Protests Against Education Law  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

NLD suspends Pegu MP for graft

Burma's leading opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has suspended its Taungoo District chairperson, Sein Tun, for alleged misappropriation of local village funds and donations provided by the party for disaster victims. NLD ...
 DVB2 weeks ago

Bearded Activist in Hiding After Alleging Smear Campaign

Activist U Mote Sate, a nickname inspired by his distinctive beard, assisted student demonstrators in Letpadan, Pegu Division on March 10, 2015. (Photo: Lawi Weng / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Tun Tun Oo, a 55-year-old native of Pegu Division ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Parliament Approves $39Mln Chinese Loan to Boost Police Spending

A Chinese-made police truck, produced by China state-owned manufacturer Sinotruck, is seen stationed at the Pegu Division police headquarters earlier this week. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Burma's Union Parliament on ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Historic Buddha carvings in dire need of restoration

The famous Akauktaung Buddha cliff carvings, which have overlooked the Irrawaddy River in Pegu Division for more than 150 years, are in dire need of restoration, according to the trustees of the popular pilgrimage and tourist site. Noting that ...
 DVB3 weeks ago
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