Firm previously known as Facebook claims to be cracking down on Tatmadaw content – Meta claims it will “remove Pages, Groups and Accounts representing [Burmese] military-controlled businesses” because of their “direct role in funding the Tatmadaw’s ongoing violence and human rights abuses in Myanmar.” The firm’s Facebook platform, which still houses many Burma related accounts …
A strategy to protect Burma’s wild and captive elephants well into the next century has been released by the government and international NGO’s.
The body of a police officer who drowned after his boat capsized while chasing illegal loggers on a river in Sagaing Division earlier this week was recovered on Wednesday.
Burma’s largest producer of timber has declared a nationwide, one-year moratorium on logging, according to a spokesperson for the state-owned enterprise.
The move comes two years after an earlier effort to slow deforestation by banning the export of raw timber.
While the raw timber export ban is a step towards avoiding a regrettable transformation in one of Burma’s major industries, it may only work in tandem with more reforms that tackle the country’s deep-seated corruption.