Days ahead of an opening ceremony, AH1 is closed as Burmese government forces clash with Karen rebels, leaving casualties on both sides.
On 2 May 2008, Cyclone Nargis swept through southern Burma, killing 140,000 people. Seven years after the worst natural disaster in Burma’s history, DVB Debate asks: ‘How would Burma manage another natural disaster?’
This week’s DVB Debate comes at a time when Sino-Burmese relations are under the microscope.
DVB Interview International’s Alex Bookbinder sits down with Burma chief Abdoulaye Seck, to discuss how the World Bank has progressed since its 2012 reengagement with the Burmese government.
A group of wheelchair athletes has cycled from Rangoon to Mandalay to promote the International Day of People with Disabilities.
“Ban Ki Moon used that fake name for a fake race.”
Regional heavyweights were welcomed to Burma’s new capital on Wednesday in a glittering ceremony for the opening of the 25th ASEAN Summit.