In Rangoon’s southwest a cluttered city skyline immediately gives way to lush green farms— that are now worth tens of thousands of dollars each.
Jan 26, 2009 (DVB), Residents of Meikhtila are worried that the price of meat will go up if authorities increase the local butchery license fee by 30 percent on 1[…]
Aug 15, 2008 (DVB), The cost of food and basic commodities has continued to rise, with some estimating that goods have doubled in price since last year, while the government[…]
May 5, 2008 (DVB)-The price of rice and other commodities has soared due to shortages following the cyclone that hit Burma over the weekend, further exacerbating the humanitarian crisis brought[…]
Mar 11, 2008 (DVB), Detained activist Htin Kyaw has been in solitary confinement for the past 10 days after shouting political slogans against regime leaders and the referendum. Htin Kyaw,[…]
Dec 3, 2007 (DVB), Farmers in Mandalay and Magwe divisions have been faced with rising debts and failed harvests after local authorities forced them to grow particular crops. In Ma[…]