While taxiing the runway at Rangoon International Airport at about 6am on Monday morning, an A320 plane belonging to Golden Myanmar Airlines crashed into a stationary Myanmar Airways International plane.
The lawyer representing jailed DVB reporter Zaw Pe announced on Thursday that he will launch an appeal against the sentence to a higher court.
DVB journalist, Zaw Pe, who was sentenced to prison for one year has been transferred to Thayet prison in Magwe Division.
Burma vows to protect aid workers in Arakan State after a briefing by the Arakan Commission concluded the government’s response to the violence was “sluggish”.
Lisu villagers who fled their homes in Shan State have been provided relief by Lashio locals. Meanwhile the TNLA deny allegations of abuse against the villagers.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss the proposed interfaith marriage law, which is now being considered by parliament, and recognition of LGBT rights.
Negotiations to finalise the nationwide ceasefire draft have been extended for an extra day at the Myanmar Peace Centre in Rangoon.
Over 200 displaced people who were evicted from Thameelay village have spent two nights at the Karen border after authorities bar their entry into Karen state.
DVB Debate discusses the effects the ban on raw timber exports will have on the timber industry and how effective it will be in tackling deforestation.
Activists Nay Myo Zin and Win Cho have been sentenced to three months imprisonment for leading a protest calling for farmers’ rights.
According to villagers in Shan State’s Namhsan township, The Ta’ang (Palaung) National Liberation Army (TNLA) are forcefully recruiting people into their ranks and are executing those who refuse.
A protest camp of over 100 residents of the Rangoon suburb of Michaungkan has been forcibly dispersed from their sit-in location at Maha Bandula Park in the former capital.
Spokesperson for Malteser International, Johannes Kaltenbach speaks to DVB about the violence that kicked off in Arakan state on Wednesday, forcing 71 aid workers to evacuate.
Four people have been arrested in Mandalay and two in Rangoon for protesting against a government-backed energy price hike, which will come into effect on 1 April.