A man and his daughter died from severe food poisoning after eating the puffer fish that his son had caught earlier in the day. Four others were hospitalised.
DVB reporter Ko Htwe finds some of Burma’s best food situated around Inle Lake, a UNESCO-recognised biosphere reserve located in southern Shan State.
Thai Prime Minister urges registered fishing boats in his country to resume operations, but thousands of Burmese fishermen remain stuck onshore.
Following up on reports of poor working conditions in Thai fish factories, a Finnish NGO finds the situation improved, but problems persist for migrant workers.
The 12-kilmetre lake is one of the region’s best known landmarks and is home to the world famous U Bein Bridge.
Dec 4, 2008 (DVB), Despite claims by ministers that the global economic crisis would not affect Burma, exports of marine products have halved recently and prices have also come down.…