Some 60 forestry staff arrive in Kyaukpadaung, bringing six tame elephants to lure the wild herd, and tranquiliser guns in case things get out of hand.
The central Burmese flatlands is not considered as a natural environment for Burma’s estimated population of 2,000 wild elephants.
On the first episode on DVB Roadshow, the team takes you deep into the jungles of Karen State.
FROM THE DVB NEWSROOM NUG Pay app hiccups gives headache to its users and agents Users of a mobile payment smartphone application set up by the National Unity Government called NUG Pay are having difficulties using it inside Burma. NUG Pay users complain that there are no agents or customer service. NUG Pay agents must …
Criticism has emerged over remarks by Kachin State’s social affairs minister after he said the state government did not know the location of many people displaced by recent conflict, professing ignorance amid reports of hundreds trapped in the jungles surrounding Tanai Township’s Awng Lawt village.
A wild elephant on Sunday rampaged through Lu Thant Inn village in Taikkyi Township, north of the commercial capital Yangon, destroying six houses and a monastery.