Bridges over major rivers can transform local, as well as national, economies. But not everyone is in favour of building a $168 million bridge linking the congested downtown of Yangon with the poor and rural township of Dala to the south.
DVB’s “Doh Pyay Doh Myay” team finds hardship and hope in a Kachin State camp for those internally displaced by conflict.
Join DVB for the premier of “Fix It,” a show about how local residents and philanthropists across Burma are partnering to address community needs. In this episode, locals from Tha Yin Gyi village, in Magwe Division’s Myaing Township, work to build a storage reservoir in an area where clean drinking water is scarce.
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.