Lost kingdom: Myanmar’s forgotten royals

In a modest Yangon apartment, the granddaughter of Myanmar’s last king lives poor and unrecognised by her neighbours — a far cry from the power and riches of her ancestor. Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi said the childhood days when her family had a bevy of servants and retained some of its royal status were […]

Myanmar Rivers Network calls suspension of dam projects

Due to Myanmar’s environmental impact, Myanmar Rivers Network has called on China and Thailand to suspend the implementation of dam projects in Thanlwin River for power generating, according to the Network. Despite the potential environmental impact, the deputy minister for Electric Power in March announced that the ministry was going to build six dams along […]