New wave of Burmese hackers behind Thai website attacks

  Burmese hackers say they have attacked Thai government websites since early January and stolen data, part of a long-running, broader campaign against those critical of Myanmar’s government. The Blink Hacker Group said in Facebook posts and in an email interview that its attacks were in retaliation for Thailand sentencing two Burmese to death for […]

Angelina Jolie on first visit to Myanmar

Myanmar’s House Speaker Shwe Mann took some time out on Wednesday to welcome UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie to parliament in Nay Pyi Taw. According to a press release issued by the British embassy in Yangon and reported on DVB on Wednesday, Jolie is visiting Myanmar for four days ”to learn more about the situation […]

DVB talks to Vikram Kumar, IFC

Vikram Kumar, the Resident Representative for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Myanmar, spoke to DVB Interview International’s Alex Bookbinder about IFC investments in Yoma Bank and Shangri-La hotels. The IFC, which is part of the World Bank Group, are financing several major infrastructure projects in Myanmar. One major investment is US$75 million in funds […]