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One Year Anniversary of Passing of Ludu Daw AMar hold with family members and friends

One Year Anniversary of Passing of Ludu Daw AMar hold with family members and friends Nyunt Thet Htar Oo (Freedom News Group), Mandalay April 7, 2009 One year anniversary of passing of Ludu Daw Amar, one great Burmese literary icon,…

Gold Plating Process of Shwedagon Pagoda to speed up before monsoon

 

Gold Plating Process of Shwedagon Pagoda to speed up before monsoon

MoeMaKa Photo News

April 9, 2009

Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the historic place for Burmese Buddhist in Rangoon was in the process on gold platting around its structure as its annual maintenance and traditional charity work and it was learnt that the schedule would be speeding up to finish before monsoon come in the month of May.

Political Prisoners in Myitkyina Prison blocked from visit with family members

Political Prisoners in Myitkyina Prison blocked from visit with family members MoeMaKa Reporter 003 April 6th 2009 Burmese political prisoners in Myitkyina prison located in remote town at far north of Burma who used to have 2 times a moth…

NLD Party host forum with title; “Youth & Newspaper” at Rangoon headquarter

NLD Party host forum with title; “Youth & Newspaper” at Rangoon headquarter

MoeMaKa Photo News

March 18, 2009

 

          On yesterday, 17th March 2009, NLD party at its head quarter in Rangoon, hosted a youth educational forum on the topic called “Youth and Newspaper” discussing of current situation of newspaper role with the young generation. It was led by U Ohn Kyine, a former political prisoner, a member of Parliament elected from 1990 Election and some NLD party youth members were seen participating in Q & A session.

No Political Prisoners left behind “Forgotten”, an interview with U Win Tin

No Political Prisoners left behind “Forgotten”, an interview with U Win Tin

MoeMaKa

March 15, 2009

 

 

(An interview took place on 14th March 2009)

After spending 19 years in prison as political prisoners, U Win Tin, a opposition leader of Burma, was released 6 months ago and today was his 79th birthday ever marked outside prison. From here we would like to present some of his conversation and his wishes.

“I am happy to reunite with my friends and colleagues today. Why I am happy … because when I was back in prison, now I am out for six months … well, when I was in prison, I never felt as a forgotten prisoner because these friends had always sent moral supports and encouragement to me in prison. So I never felt that I was forgotten. It is very important.

Multi-Party Democracy General Election Committee seems not ready

Regime’s Multi-Party Democracy General Election Committee seems not ready, photo shows MoeMaKa Photo News March 15, 2009            While some entities and various groups were showing interest, preparing steps and planning arrangements to participate in Burmese military’s 2nd Multi-Party Election…

Burmese “Thangyat” – produced by Burmese activists

Burmese “Thangyat” – Burmese Choral Songs for Burmese Traditional Water Festival produced by Burmese activists from India MyanmarISP Team March 15, 2009       Burmese democracy activists in India had launched “Thangyat” song CD for Burmese traditional water festival…

Burmese Tea Leaf Salad with Yellow Coloring banned

  Burmese Tea Leaf Salad with Yellow Coloring banned MoeMaKa Photo News Marhc 12, 2009           43 brands that produced Burmese Tea Leaf Salad, a popular Burmese traditional dessert in ready-made packaged-food were banned from the store shelf, Burmese ministry…

Daw May Win Myint from NLD party returns

Daw May Win Myint from NLD party returns MoeMaKa Photo News March 12, 2009 (Photo – Daw May Win Myint, December 2008, file photo)           Daw May Win Myint who had been detained for several years in Insein Prison was…

U Win Tin marked his 79th Birthday first time outside Prison

U Win Tin marked his 79th Birthday first time outside Prison

MoeMaKa Reporter (Rangoon)

March 12, 2009

Hanthawaddy U Win Tin, one of the opposition leader and high ranking official of NLD party, marked his 79th birthday first time outside of the prison after release from 19 years jail terms.

            It was hosted by his close former newspaper colleges and friends at one small restaurant in KyiMyinDine Township, Rangoon. 30 of his close friends attended his private birthday party as a reunion with old friends.

            He did not make any birthday speech at the event and he told them that all the things he wanted to talk were said through radio program outside of Burma. It was seen as reunion party with old friends chatting of good old days and memories. The event started around 4:30 pm and ended at 7:30 pm while military intelligence persons were heavily present and closely monitoring the occasion, some witnesses told MoeMaKa.

USDA, Burmese Regime’s instrument charming public

USDA, Burmese Regime’s instrument charming public Win Myat March 10, 2009 Union Solidarity & Development Association (USDA), an instrument organization backed by Burmese regime, was found recently charming Burmese public with charity work such as organizing after school study group…