Once an Asian powerhouse, Burma’s football fortunes suffered a precipitous decline under the former military junta whose 50-year reign ravaged the economy and sporting infrastructure.
Rohingya migrants at an IDP camp in Burma speak of their failed attempt to flee the country to escape poverty and persecution.
On this week’s episode of DVB’s Doh Pyay Doh Myay Roadshow, the team takes us north of Mandalay to the ruby mining town of Mogok.
The work of artisan potters in historic Shwebo, Sagaing Division is renowned across Burma. Their long tradition and distinctive style not only makes for a beautiful product, but has helped[…]
The Mayanchaung Centre in Rangoon’s Helgu Township houses around 140 people who suffer from leprosy — a disease that leaves its sufferers stigmatised by society.
Archaeologists are planning to excavate ancient ruins in Irrawaddy Division that could be as much as 2,000 years old and date back to the Pyu era.
DVB spent a day with 11 year old mahout, Nga Sint, and his two Asian elephants, as he works all day to find enough food to feed the giant beasts and then uses them in ordination ceremonies.
“Independent Living” is Burma’s first radio programme that broadcasts to an audience of people living with disabilities and offers advice about how to live independently.
“Orphans of the Storm” is a documentary by Quicksilver Media that follows the plight of children orphaned by Cyclone Nargis, which struck six years ago today.
A Burmese film titled Satan’s Dancer will premiere concurrently in Singapore and Rangoon on 18 May for the first time.
Thousands of visitors from Rangoon and the Irrawaddy region head to Yankinthar beach to escape the summer heat – and it’s bringing unexpected job opportunities for the local farmers.
Rare and ancient artefacts from Burma will appear outside of the country for the first time ever, in an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Fishermen in Arakan State are being pushed out of their fishing grounds by bigger foreign commercial vessels. The fishing industry has grown unchecked and unregulated for 30 years and fish stocks have depleted significantly.
A campaign called, “Their Hands, Our Future” has been set up in Rangoon to raise awareness for children whose parents cannot afford to send them to school.
Whole families are working day and night in Rangoon’s logging ports, husking the bark from logs to sell as firewood.