Preparing for the next disaster

Struggling to survive in a storm, U Win Aung and his family climbed a tree and clung on for their lives in Pyinsalu, a town on the Ayeyarwady River in Labutta township, Ayeyarwady Region. His relatives fell, one after another, into the water and never surfaced again, but he couldn’t do anything except feel desperately […]

Two Burmese Coffee Creamers Get Green Light From Consumer Protection Group

YANGON — After raising concerns about the possibility of harmful ingredients being added to instant creamers and coffee mixes widely available in Myanmar, a consumer advocacy group says test results for two popular brands have come back clean. The Consumer Protection Association (CPA) announced last month that it suspected some brands contained an inedible by-product […]