Last week the Shan State Army North rejected an invitation to Naypyidaw to be part of a lavish declaration of peace in Burma. Now the Burmese army is paying them an unwelcome visit.
Twenty eight people have now been confirmed dead as a result of a disastrous landslide in eastern Burma on Sunday.
The group was expected to travel across 14 states in Burma, and operate for around five to six weeks.
For the 33.5 million Burmese voters who head to the polls on 8 November — many of whom will be first-time voters, choosing from more than 6,000 candidates, is not an easy task.
Four hundred fire fighters and forty-four fire engines were called to the scene of a vicious blaze at a Rangoon warehouse rented by Coca-Cola.
Thailand has been preparing to send off a group of Rohingya Muslims who were victims of human trafficking to various countries, including the United States.
Chinese nature conservation workers and researchers have discovered a new group of Nujiang golden monkeys inhabiting the Lushui County of Yunnan Province, a stone’s throw from Burma’s Kachin State.
The ruling USDP has said will run in Kokang electorates. But is the war-torn region ready for polls so soon?
A group which supports some among Burma’s 210,000 HIV/AIDs sufferers, says large scale displacement has made it impossible to find the patients.
Waters have receded in many of the areas that were worst hit by deadly flooding and landslides that have now affected over one million people across Burma.
Join the Roadshow team as they meet the Moken— some still sailing now-troubled waters, others making a new life as fish out of water on both sides of Burma’s border with Thailand.
Join the DVB Roadshow team as they meet Chin hill tribe women who are among the last inked by a fading tradition.
Villagers across Irrawaddy Division are abandoning their homes in droves after warnings that floodwaters would remain well over danger levels in the days ahead.
Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed for international assistance for Burma’s flood disaster, in a video posted to her Facebook account.
In the Pegu Division town of Prome, a small band of fire fighters and volunteers work around the clock, evacuating flood stricken residents to safety.
Meanwhile in Arakan State, aid is being dropped from the skies.