11 Jun '11, 1pm

Myanmar eases strict censorship for some: YANGON - MYANMAR media reacted with caution on Saturday after the cou...

YANGON - MYANMAR media reacted with caution on Saturday after the country announced a slight easing of repressive censorship rules for some publications, but kept its tight grip on news titles. Sports journals, entertainment magazines, fairytales and the winning lottery numbers will not need to have prior approval from the information ministry before they are printed, publishers were told at a meeting on Wednesday. However, officials said these titles would still be scrutinised before they go on sale. 'As you know, nothing serious is involved in sport journals except football news. We are just hoping that censorship will be eased for news journals,' a Myanmar sports journal editor told AFP on condition of anonymity. The majority of publications - from those containing articles on news, religion and education to novels, history books, calendars and poems - will be censored ...

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