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More than 100 students and their supporters were arrested and jailed in February 2015 during a peaceful protest that turned violent when police attacked them in Letpadan in the Tharrawaddy district of the country's Bago division, where they had stopped during their cross-country march. They were later ...

The protected area stretches from Yangon's Hlegu Township to Yedashe Township in Bago Division. Over the next 10 years, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation will replant trees, protect existing forests, and prevent illegal logging by villagers who burn the wood as fuel.
This Interview with Saw A--- describes events occurring in Phyu Township (Bago Division), Nyaunglebin District in 2017, including land confiscation and violent abuse. Saw A--- stated that pasture land owned by villagers from six villages in K'nyin Tai Gyi village tract, Phyu Township, Nyaunglebin District ...
Mary, an orphan elephant sleeping in Wingabaw Elephant Camp, Bago Division, Myanmar on January 27. Photo: Aung Khant. And when I get that feeling, I want animal healing. Past traumas can have devastating effects. What goes for humans goes for animals too. IN the Htamanthi wildlife sanctuary, ...
... more than 20 factory workers at Karisma Apparel fainted and were sent to Bago General Hospital for treatment earlier this week. Neighbours in the area surrounding the factory compound in Nyaung Inn village, Bago Division, said the factory workers became possessed by spirits and lost consciousness.
Villagers from B--- village, Tha Pya Lar village tract, Phyou Township (Bago Division), Nyaunglebin District said that a newly constructed Burma/Myanmar government primary school in their village is of poor quality. Therefore, they reported it to the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Ethnic Affairs in order ...
An elephant eats sugar cane in Wingabaw Elephant Camp, Bago Division, Myanmar, on January 27. Aung Khant/The Myanmar Times. Dried elephant meat seized in Yangon. More than 20 viss (about 32 kilograms) of dried elephant meat were seized in Taikkyi township, Yangon Region, U Thein Toe, ...
Women sell flowers and perfume sticks at the Irrawaddy bank in Hton Bo Township, Bago division, Myanmar. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA. Media is a well proven tool to advance gender equality. But most often women are portrayed through stereotypes and global studies show that only 24 per cent of the ...
Myanmar's wild elephants are being poached in record numbers with at least 20 killed this year due to surging demand for their hide, WWF said Monday, warning the species is facing a "crisis". Fourteen-day-old baby elephant lies in Wingabaw elephant camp outside Bago division north of Yangon, ...


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