The Burmese government believes that 69 have now been killed as floodwaters have swept 12 states and regions of the country over the past month.
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.
One of Burma’s most significant chapter’s in the worlds historical memory, the marble books at Kuthodaw pagoda, has fallen into a state of partial ruin.
In the central Burmese township of Kawlin, volunteers are working around the clock to save villagers from swelling floodwaters.
DVB’s Nyo Mar Thet caught up USDP Vice President Htay OO, with the veteran politician expressing total confidence in his party’s ability to win November’s general election.
The U.S. has decided to keep Thailand on its list of worst human trafficking centres for another year, despite government efforts to stop the trade.
A pro-government Karen militia engaged a local rebel group in a shootout on Friday, in the most recent episode of unrest in Burma’s east.
Eight months into a 13 years and four months prison sentence, veteran activist Htin Kyaw is showing signs of mental strain.
On Sunday, Mandalay street artist Zaw Ko Naing further immortalised Aung San and the eight other martyrs with a graffiti mural in Mandalay.
Through the cracks and the keyholes, visitors peak into a room where 68 years ago Burma’s fate was written.
Cross-border aid group Free Burma Rangers recently undertook a front-line mission to Iraq, where its team embedded with Kurdish forces fighting ISIS.
In Rangoon’s southwest a cluttered city skyline immediately gives way to lush green farms— that are now worth tens of thousands of dollars each.
Mandalay is Burma’s cultural heart. The city’s soul can still be found in its artisan workshops, where its short—but rich— history is preserved…in gold.
Two hundred and fifty workers circled the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone on Sunday, chanting for a baseline daily wage of 4,000 kyat (US$3.33).
The Burmese army has continued operations to secure Karen State stretches of the Asian Highway, with the aid of local paramilitaries.
Student activists gathered at Rangoon University on Tuesday, solemn in their remembrance for the victims of a 1962 army-led massacre at Rangoon University.
‘Where to from here for Burma’s education reform movement?’
A police raid on a slot machine parlour in the Karen town of Myawaddy on Tuesday night ended in a shoot-out— with two hospitalised.
Watch as KHRG takes you into rural southeastern Burma, where forced land confiscation and environmental destruction is taking place under the backdrop of an increasing Burmese military presence.
Six smugglers at the centre of a “pay and turn back” row between Indonesia and Australia were being questioned by Indonesian police on Tuesday.
The under-pressure developers of a controversial housing and commercial district in Rangoon say the government supports continuing the project.