Heavy rain in Kayah State has caused widespread flooding and left a path of devastation for residents. Yesterday dozens of wards in the in the capital of Kayah State, Loikaw, experienced widespread[…]
Among those displaced by war in Kachin State over the past seven years, the day-to-day struggles of life and livelihood are paramount. In this episode of DVB’s “Fix It” programme, we look at how some of the many IDPs in Kachin State labour to make ends meet in the face of prolonged war-time hardship.
A Yangon court will proceed with prosecuting two Reuters journalists accused of violating Burma’s Official Secrets Act, a ruling that will heighten concerns of press freedom advocates who see the case as a seminal indicator of progress in a country long-known for censorship and antagonism toward the Fourth Estate.