"The New Light of Myanmar" (full text)
These 16-page newspapers typically carry sets of slogans, exhortations, advertisements, weather, TV programmes, sports, foreign news (for the past months, several pages per issue on resistance to the US occupation of Iraq, with a substantial number of items about China). Domestic news is dominated by articles, with photographs, on the activities of the military leadership, along with transcripts of the whole or large parts of their speeches. There are regular features on the political and economic achievements of the regime, with lists of bridges, dams etc. which have been built. Photos of foreign dignitaries paying visits to the leading generals are featured regularly. The texts of some recent legislation are also published.
|Title:|| ||"The New Light of Myanmar" (full text)
|Description/subject:|| ||With ads, slogans, sports, foreign news, exhortations, pictures, news etc.|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||22 December 2003|