“We are currently clearing the area of landmines, but it is a challenge as they are scattered everywhere,” said BGF officer Naing Maung Zaw.
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Two construction workers were killed and 18 injured when metal scaffolding collapsed at a Pullman Hotel construction site in Mandalay on Saturday afternoon.
On 2 May 2008, Cyclone Nargis swept through southern Burma, killing 140,000 people. Seven years after the worst natural disaster in Burma’s history, DVB Debate asks: ‘How would Burma manage another natural disaster?’
Survivors of Shan state earthquake battling diarrhoea and thirst as high levels of sulphur are found in damaged water supplies
Nov 17, 2009 (DVB), Nine people have died and nearly 15 remain missing after a passenger ferry collided with an oil barge in Burma's southern Irrawaddy delta on Sunday, eye-witnesses[…]
Nov 17, 2009 (DVB), More than fifty people are now feared dead after a passenger ferry in Burma's southern Irrawaddy division on Sunday collided with an oil barge. Local officials[…]
Sept 21, 2009 (DVB), Riot training is being offered by local authorities to hundreds of jobless men in Burma's former capital of Rangoon, a resident of the city said yesterday.[…]