Burma’s president appoints Duchira Dan investigation commission, but only to address the disappearance of police sergeant and the fire which razed 20 Rohingya homes.
Hundreds of mourners gather at a cemetery on the outskirts of Rangoon to bury the 13 boys killed in a fire at an Islamic school.
Thirteen children were killed when a fire broke out in their Muslim school on Tuesday night. Eyewitnesses describe what they saw.
At least thirteen children have been killed in a fire at an Islamic school in Botahtaung township, Rangoon in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Reports suggest the fire was[...]
Thai officials deny allegations of arson, insisting the fire that raged through the Mae Surin refugee camp in northern Thailand on Friday was an accident.
Thirty six people have been killed and around 100 injured as a fire swept though the Mae Surin camp on the Thai-Burmese border.
At least four people were killed when two oil tankers caught fire on the Rangoon river late Monday afternoon. The victims were believed to be workers on the vessels. The[...]
A major fire has broken out in a large Burmese refugee camp on the Thai border, destroying up to 1,000 homes
Official said large pre-dawn explosion at a warehouse in Burma’s biggest city Rangoon on Thursday killed at least 17 people and injured dozens but was not caused by a bomb
Eye-witnesses say that up to five people are seen on the roof of Mingalar market as fire completely destroys the fourth floor
Aug 24, 2009 (DVB), Three people have died after a fire broke out last week in an alcohol factory in Rangoon, causing nearly $US7 million worth of damage. The cause[...]
Mar 12, 2009 (DVB), The fire brigade despatched to tackle the Myingyan blaze on Monday, which left hundreds homeless, have reportedly demanded that locals pay the cost of the gasoline[...]
Mar 10, 2009 (DVB), A fire broke out at Myingyan in Mandalay division yesterday, destroying around 70 homes, including hostels belonging to the local technical college, and leaving hundreds homeless,[...]
Feb 25, 2009 (DVB), A fire in Rangoon division's Daw Pon township yesterday afternoon damaged a plastics factory but caused no casualties, according to local residents. A resident of Daw[...]