Most companies operating in Burma and Southeast Asia fail to meet international standards for transparency, according to a survey by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC).
Musicians and activists united in Rangoon on Sunday for a series of concerts benefitting Kachin war refugees.
Activists representing a new anti-hate speech campaign travelled to Irrawaddy Division’s Pyapon on Saturday to promote religious tolerance, following an invitation from local youth groups.
Burma’s Union Election Commission (UEC) last week announced that new campaign guidelines have been drafted.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether the government is trying to remain in control of the press by invoking current laws that actually stop journalists from doing their jobs.
Fifteen villages in Amarapura have no alternative but to bathe in and drink polluted water due to the release of industrial toxins by factories in the city of Mandalay into…