In an effort to improve relations between the police and the public, the EU will provide further training in crowd control and human rights to the Myanmar [Burma] Police Force and help roll out community policing courses.
Archaeologists in central Burma’s Pegu region have discovered what they believe to be the ruins of an ancient religious site, which could date back to the Pyu era.
As the media industry enjoys newfound freedom following the lifting of censorship, Burmese celebrities have more opportunities to engage with topical issues and voice their opinions to their fans. DVB Debate discusses the growing influence of Burmese celebrities.
DVB’s special investigative documentary exposes how court procedures are manipulated using false evidence and documents. We follow one case and one woman who is using the courts to falsely claim ownership of two plots of land.
After two months of walking across the country, a group of campaigners dubbed the ‘Myitsone marchers’ reach Sagaing Division’s Katha district.
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”.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss the proposed interfaith marriage law, which is now being considered by parliament, and recognition of LGBT rights.
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.
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.
Myo Min Htet and Tin Ko Ko talk about coming out as a gay couple publicly in Burma, and how the surrounding press interest exaggerated their story.
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.
Residents in Kanbauk, Tenasserim Division stage a protest against several oil and gas companies for allegedly destroying roads and causing health problems in villagers
Officers from the EU are training Burmese police officers in crowd control management, under an EU initiative to improve the standards of the Burmese Police Force.
DVB Debate discusses whether an ethnically diverse country like Burma can really have one unified national identity.
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.
Residents in Irrawaddy Division’s Henzada staged a protest demanding citizen rights, constitutional reforms and the abolishment of Article 18 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law.
Settlers from several villages in Rangoon Division’s Hlegu Township, have been forced off the land they are occupying, by authorities cracking down on squatting.