28-year-old Burmese migrant’s work permit had expired whilst immobilised in a Thai hospital, meaning police ruled his was illegally in the country
Despite the introduction of new labour laws, the widespread use of children in the workplace looks set to continue. DVB investigates the scourge of Burma’s underage workforce.
Retired general and current Burmese PM Thein Sein appointed president as military maintains tight grip on new political system
Opposition makes push for greater political awareness amongst young Burmese whom it claims are being swayed by materialist ideals