A resident of a village in Pauktaw Township was allegedly beaten by local police after a dispute with his wife, and extorted for 100,000 kyats.
Mandalay’s chief minister says the city will appoint an ombudsman to monitor local courts, highlighting one of the regional government’s planned reforms.
His approval for killings of drug users and criminals helped propel him to the highest office of a crime-weary land, where extrajudicial executions continue.
Cambodia’s next election will be in July 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen says, as opposition leaders face legal charges they say are politically motivated.
Maung Aye left his poor village for Hpakant, where he risks his life each day to find the one jade stone that will lift him out of poverty.
The Rangoon divisional government plans to relocate the city’s estimated 400,000 squatters and provide them with temporary housing.
The Burma Army’s refusal to halt its offensive campaigns has fueled skepticism and undermined the trust required for peace with ethnic armed groups.
Former president Thein Sein blames the USDP’s election losses on party members, and aims to launch a comeback in Burma’s 2020 election.
Burma’s government intends to form a donor coordination body to scrutinize the country’s foreign aid so that it flows to where it is needed most.
A new report documents torture suffered by Burma’s political prisoners under the military regime and the challenges they face when rejoining society.
A KBZ subsidiary is to launch new, high-speed satellite communications services in Burma, targeting banks and then telecoms operators.
Anxieties over a particularly harsh dry season in Burma are tempered by hopes that the new government will be more responsive to the needs of its citizens.
Two civilians working on banana farms claim they were beaten by Burma Army soldiers near the Kachin Independence Army headquarters in Kachin State.
Rights groups call for an independent investigation into the shooting of a Rohingya Muslim who was involved in a mass breakout from a Thai detention center.