Fishing, a major industry in impoverished Arakan State, has been in a long decline, pushing many coastal communities into debt.
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.
Musmeah Yeshua is Burma’s last remaining synagogue, and it has found a new lease of life as one of Rangoon’s biggest tourist attractions.
Thousands of farmers in central Burma ‘s Magway division are selling their land and cattle to join the region’s oil rush.
A look back at 2013, an eventful year for Burma.
Burma’s poppy fields are the second main source of the world’s heroin and an increasing number of the country’s youth are becoming addicts.
Since the Burmese government started allowing new cars to be imported in 2011, many more taxis can be found on the streets of Rangoon. Htay Htay Win is a female taxi driver.
Farmers in Dalla township are forced to relocate after the Burmese military confiscated 500 acres of land to make way for a naval storage base.