Burmese crime magazines

burmese crime journal & mag

Beginning in March 2009, the National Library of Australia is now collecting Myanmar crime magazines. Pyit-hmu (Crime Magazine) and Shu-htaunt Hmu-hkin (Crime and News Journal) are two new Burmese-language subscriptions. Shu-htaunt Hmu-hkin is a weekly journal that consists of news on recent criminal cases in Myanmar, including murder, rape, assault, robbery, theft, forgery, fraud and drug trafficking. Pyit-hmu is a monthly magazine that features a variety of crime-related articles from home and abroad, as well as legal issues, news, stories, poems and cartoons.

[This post is provided by the National Library of Australia as part of our Book Zone feature. For further information on the featured publications contact Saowapha Viravong at sviravong@nla.gov.au]