At 7am on 19 May, Pyae Phyo Aung and Win Ko Ko became the first Burmese nationals to successfully reach the summit of Mount Everest.
“We discovered that the contamination of heavy metals such as iron, copper and arsenic has increased in the Chindwin River due to waste disposal from gold mining operations,” said the…
One crew member is missing and presumed dead after a boat carrying aid was sucked into a whirlpool near Minbya.
At least four people have been confirmed dead and up to eight others are missing after a ferry capsized close to a whirlpool on the Chindwin River.
A Scottish firm has been reliving the heady days of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company with luxury river cruises.
Families living on a roadside in Sagaing Division’s Kalewa Township after their riverbank houses were condemned say authorities have failed to provide them with alternative housing.