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Rights Workers Pressured Despite Burma's Would-Be Reforms

Rights Workers Pressured Despite Burma's Would-Be Reforms

Activist Pauk Sa is led by police in Pegu Division's Paungtae Township following a land rights protest in May 2014. (Photo: Kaung Myat Min / The Irrawaddy) BANGKOK — A new report says human rights workers in Burma face threats to their ... Irrawaddy, 1 month ago

Activist Su Su Nway Gets 15-Day Jail Term, Walks on Time Served

Su Su Nway carries a bouquet of flowers as she exits a courthouse in Pegu Township on Monday. (Photo: Facebook / Htet Lu Kyaw) RANGOON — A Pegu Township court on Monday sentenced labor rights advocate Su Su Nway to 15 days in prison with ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Farmers right's activist jailed  DVB1 month ago Activist Su Su Nway Arrested for Trespassing  Irrawaddy1 month ago Farmers union leader arrest sparks concern  Mizzima News1 month ago

Prome District Floods Leave 40,000 Homeless

A man steers down a flooded street in Shwedaung Township. (Photo: Kaung Myat Min / The Irrawaddy) PROME, Pegu Division —Almost 40,000 locals across five townships in Prome District have had their homes inundated by rising floodwaters from ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Irrawaddy residents abandon flood-racked towns  DVB3 weeks ago Floods Shutter Nearly 1,400 Schools Across Burma  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Flood Aid Ramping Up But Faces Delivery Hurdles  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

VIDEO: Round the clock relief efforts

In the Pegu Division town of Prome,a small band of firefighters and volunteers work round the clock, evacuating flood stricken residents to safety. Meanwhile in Arakan State, aid is being dropped from the skies. Helicopters are dropping parcels ...
 DVB3 weeks ago

Who would be a DVB reporter?

It's not easy being a journalist. So says Ko Myo Zaw Lin, who was today sent out to the town of Pegu [Bago] to cover the ongoing floods that have affected the country. Asked to do a piece-to-camera, the hapless lad found there was no place to stand ...
 DVB4 weeks ago Reporter goes to new depths for live cross  Yahoo! News Australia3 weeks ago Reporters going above and beyond weeks ago Myanmar Floods: Journalist Files 'In depth' Report Standing in 'Chest-Deep' Water [VIDEO]  International Business Times India4 weeks ago

Pyay locals evacuate as Irrawaddy reaches danger level

Water levels on the Irrawaddy River have reached a critical stage in the town of Pyay in Pegu Division, some 280 kilometres north of Rangoon. Authorities are urging residents of towns at risk to leave their homes and take shelter in relief camps. ...
 DVB3 weeks ago

Election Body in Pegu Criticized for Taking USDP Money

A ward administrator's office in Tharrawaddy Township is seen shuttered during a period when voter lists are supposed to be made available to the public. (Photo: Htet Oo Kyaw / The Irrawaddy) THARRAWADDY, Pegu Division — The local election ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago
TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Marcus Allender ( Myanmar is in the middle of a process of exciting and ongoing change

Interview 29 June 2015, 05:29 Mr Marcus Allender, founder of and Business DevelopmentDirector at Pegu Travels, talks to TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific aboutMyanmar, the new fast developing tourism destination of ASEAN. ...
 TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific2 months ago

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (Aug. 29, 2015)

Krispy Kreme doughnuts go into production at the opening of the store at Harrods in London, October, 3, 2003. The U.S. chain opened its first European outlet in London on Friday. CPROD REUTERS/ David Bebber ASA/thi RTR46EL Scottish Truck ...
 Irrawaddy1 day ago The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 4, 2015)  Irrawaddy1 month ago
The Spirits Business

Top vodka cocktails around the world

Showing two fingers to those who doubt the relevance of vodka in contemporary cocktail culture, Tyler Wetherall speaks to the bartenders putting the spirit centre stage. Some may dispute the modern relevance of vodka in the bar world, but there ...
 The Spirits Business1 day ago New York Cocktail Philosophy  Huffington Post1 month ago
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