Abel Tweed, who is chairing the last day of ceasefire talks in Laiza, said on Monday that the ethnic alliance was “hoping for the best, but would also prepare for the worst”.
Residents of Thaketa Township in eastern Rangoon have been left without a garbage removal service and they say their health is rapidly deteriorating as a result.
Bullet Points: the news from DVB for Friday 25 July.
Burmese refugees living in Thailand will face challenges if they are repatriated, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.
Bullet Points: today’s top news stories with Angus Watson.
In the second of a two-part special on war crimes, panellists on DVB Debate discuss the systematic use of rape by the Burmese army.
UN Special Rapporteur has been presented with findings from an inquiry into Mandalay’s communal violence, as she visited the city on Wednesday.
Deposed religious affairs minister Hsan Hsint has had a sedition charge added to legal proceedings filed against him by the government.
Bullet Points: today’s top stories from DVB.