The Karenni National Progressive Party and the New Mon State Party will not join the third summit of ethnic armed organizations.
Authorities confirm an investigation into the deaths of two prisoners in police custody, and say it is not the only such case being looked into.
‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
Four students and the truck’s driver were killed, while 17 people were injured in Mong Kung Township, southern Shan State.
Although a date has yet to be decided upon, the meeting will reportedly take place in early March.
IDP camp residents in northern Shan State complain of forced labor, beatings by soldiers, and the lack of food and jobs while they wait for war to end.
Local police in Myaungmya Township arrest a village school headmaster for allegedly sexually abusing his male students.
Arakan State police arrested 149 suspected methamphetamine drug dealers—127 men and 22 women—and filed 88 court cases in 2016.
A court in Rangoon’s Latha Township sentences U Kyaw Myint, former owner of Father Land Construction, to five years in prison with labor for fraud.
Bangladesh’s foreign minister says the arrival of refugees from Burma is having an adverse impact on the local population and undermining security.
Boats, books, jobs, and electronic dance music: This week features river cruises, a book fair, a job fair, an EDM festival, and more.
The Rangoon chief minister pledged to review all controversial city expansion projects and prioritize the public good over corporate interests.
‘[U Min Min Oo] took responsibility and decided to resign, due to his leadership performance in the government,’ says NLD party spokesman U Win Htein.
A survey found around one dozen three-story buildings in Ngapali that breach height guidelines provided by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
The French tourist’s body—with fractures to the head, hip, leg, and hand—is found in a tree about 52 meters (170 feet) below the summit.