Following a recent spate of fatal accidents, government authorities in Arakan State have distributed life jackets to ferry boat operators in the region.
Nov 17, 2009 (DVB), More than fifty people are now feared dead after a passenger ferry in Burma's southern Irrawaddy division on Sunday collided with an oil barge. Local officials[…]
Jul 4, 2008 (AP), State media says at least 38 people have died after a motorized ferry sank in a river of Burma’s cyclone-battered Irrawaddy delta. The New Light of[…]
Feb 13, 2008 (AFP), Ten people have drowned in southern Burma after a boat capsized while carrying them to a Buddhist pagoda, the state media said Monday. One man and[…]