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Mandalay fish, chicken farmers cry foul over food safety ‘misinformation’

Operators of integrated fish-chicken farms in Mandalay Region have denied accusations that their products pose a health risk to consumers. The farmers, who raise chickens above fish ponds, accused fish-feed manufacturers of spreading what they described as false information that fish fed with chicken manure carry disease and are unsafe to eat. U Nay Thurein, […]

Beware of Facebook, abuse of Section 66(d): digital forum

Myanmar needs to address the spread of fake news on social media by empowering local journalists, providing freer access to information, and pushing for more responsible and conscientious use of the internet, said participants at the third Myanmar Digital Rights Forum in Yangon last month. “Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we make […]