Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:44
Urgent : Rakhine rebels attack police stations in pre-dawn raids: Myanmar army
Yangon - Ethnic Rakhine rebels carried out pre-dawn attacks on four police stations near the Bangladesh border, Myanmar's army said Friday, with the militants claiming to have taken 14 "prisoners of war" as operations ramped up.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:30
Anzac Day draws over thousand commemorators
Around 1,100 people gathered in Kanchanaburi yesterday to pay tribute to the thousands of prisoners of war (POWs) who lost their lives in the construction of the Thai-Burma Railway in the Second World War.
Thu, 07 May 2015 01:00
Does Japanese pride extend to the 'Death Railway'?
Like many Australians, I was brought up on the suffering and privations endured by the prisoners of war and civilians forced to build the Thai-Burma railway. Last month I was finally able to make the "pilgrimage" to Hellfire Pass and the famous River Kwai
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:02
Four ambassadors join memorial service at Kanchanaburi war cemetery
The British, Australian, Ireland and New Zealand ambassadors Tuesday joined a memorial service held by the Kannchanaburi governor at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery to remember prisoners of war killed at the Death Railway and Hellfire Pass during the World
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:00
KIA frees underage prisoners of war
Rights group says children still being recruited despite govt's vows