“We went to the reservoir and saw soil sliding down. Water was leaking under the wall,” said local villager.
More than 90 people have been treated for dysentery at the public hospital in Prome, with at least half of them suffering from acute symptoms.
Water levels are rising in the Irrawaddy and Pathein rivers, leaving residents concerned that dikes will not be able to withstand the growing pressure as monsoonal floodwaters move south into…
The town of Padaung, ten kilometres south of Pyay, has been almost completely inundated. Locals from some 30 villages have been evacuated to safety.
A fifth victim escapes from blaze by jumping out of a window.
More than 500 protestors, led by Buddhist monks, marched through central Mandalay to the Chinese consulate, denouncing the killing of Khin Win.