Chiangmai was considerably brightened by the gathering of celebrated woman activists from Burma: Charm Tong, Tin Tin Nyo and Thin Thin Aung together with Nobel laureate Jody Williams and actress-activist Mia Farrow at the Chiangmai University Auditorium.
Shan youth in Chiangmai organized a memorial service for Sao Sam Tun, who was assassinated together with Gen Aung San on 19 July 1947, at the Wat Kutao Temple on Sunday. Readers may recognize some of them here.
A dinner party in honor of the 61st anniversary of the Panglong Agreement, known as the Union Day, was held a restaurant on U Wizara Road in Rangoon, 17:00-20:00. It was attended by opposition and ceasefire representatives.
Famous Thai singer Ad Carabao encouraged SSA soldiers trainees on 6 February 2008, a day before the Shan State National Day.
6-13 February was the period when the new Shan temple in India’s Bodh Gaya, where Prince Sidhartha
attained enlightment and became the Buddha, as inaugurated with pomp and ceremony.