The commander of the Border Police Force in Arakan State’s Maungdaw township has told local Rohingya communities to cooperate with authorities to help recover a cache of firearms stolen by armed assailants during attacks on border police outposts some two months ago.
For 60 years the world’s longest civil war has ravaged Burma, but with a nationwide ceasefire on the cards, DVB Debate asks: will there be peace this year?
Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of parliament have spoken out following a string of bomb explosions in Rangoon and central Burma over the last few days.
One suspect has been detained in connection with the explosion that went off at Rangoon’s Traders Hotel just before midnight on Monday.
Kavi Chongkittavorn speaks to DVB about the challenges and opportunities that Burma faces as chair of ASEAN.
DVB Debate asks: are conditions right in Burma for refugees to return home?
DVB Debate discusses the obstacles that stand in the way of the next generation’s path to success.
DVB Debate discusses what needs to be done to reform Burma’s failing education system.
Kachin groups have slammed a recent joint Burmese-American expedition to Gamlang Razi, southeast Asia’s tallest mountain
Despite the government signing the joint action plan children continue to be recruited into the Burmese army, according to Child Soldiers International.
With netizens flocking daily to sites such as Facebook, DVB Debate discusses whether social media is good for Burma.
DVB Debate asks whether or not the people of Burma can and should forgive the military regime for its decades of repression.
Up to seven protesters demonstrating against the protest law have been charged for protesting illegally.
The UN special rapporteur for human rights in Burma spoke to DVB about his latest mission to Burma, the attack of his convoy in Meikhtila and further reconciliation between Muslim and Buddhist communities.
The Irrawaddy Dolphins are being threatened with extinction by the practice of “electrofishing”, which provides high yields for individual fishers at the expense of the natural environment.