Seventeen labourers in Burma’s western Arakan State have been charged with arson, aggravated trespassing and abetting crime for alleged involvement in a fire at a relay station along the Shwe gas and oil pipelines in January.
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.
Mar 11, 2009 (DVB), Three pupils of Rangoon's Mayanggone township State High School (1) have been beaten after being detained on suspicion of arson, a local resident said. They were[…]
Jan 22, 2009 (DVB), Seventy people have so far been arrested in connection with a fire at the Kaung Zaw Hein oil company in Magwe’s Myaing township which broke out[…]
Dec 2, 2008 (DVB), A fire at a market in the Mon state capital Moulmein on Monday destroyed all the stalls in the complex, with damage totaling an estimated one[…]