Military is trying to drag Arakanese people into communal conflict, says Tun Myat Naing.
Myanmar responds to mounting international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims.
The journalist, who spent decades reporting on the excesses of the military junta in Myanmar, explains what the refugee crisis means for India and the region.
Advisers and stakeholders call for a revamped economic strategy.
The newly formed commission intends to help implement the Annan commission recommendations, but lack of members from Rakhine State draws criticism.
Categorization change comes amid signs the animal’s population is stabilizing
Four soldiers in military truck hurt as roadside bomb explodes an hour after official’s convoy passes by.
‘This exhibition is about wishing people a happy New Year,’ said an artist who has participated in the exhibition for more than 30 years.
An increased budget for food will allow prisons to improve meals.
The govt says it is arranging housing and has sent forms to Hindus in Bangladesh to fill out in order to return.
‘Conditions in Myanmar's [Arakan] State are not in place to enable a safe and sustainable return ... refugees are still fleeing,’ said UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner.
Witnesses say attackers were from the same village
The US will on Saturday officially announce a second grant from its Ambassadors Fund so that restoration of the 1827 church can be completed next year.
Sanctions have a poor record in influencing the military but have hurt the civilian population, rights group says.
Local sources say fighting broke out between the TNLA and the SSA-N.