Mahathir Mohamad, who heads an alliance hoping to oust Prime Minister Najib Razak, has vowed to reconsider Chinese contracts if the opposition wins on May 9.
The embargo includes arms, other equipment that could be used for repression, the provision of military training and products used to monitor communications.
Not since the 1950-53 Korean War had a North Korean leader set foot on South Korean soil.
Silence on army offensives, monuments to Burmese history have alienated many in the country.
No one will be forcibly relocated to Bhasanchar island, official says; MSF preparing for ‘mass casualties’
Pair demanded nearly 40 million kyats to process villagers’ land registrations
Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said the government would be importing a special foam from Thailand to help cut down on the noxious smoke still rising from the dump.
More than 160 groups sent a letter to the president urging for the immediate release of the reporters and calling for an investigation committee.
While the Union government proposes an easing of travel restrictions for national verification card holders, the opposition party strongly objects.
We must do all we can to ensure that young people are aware of, and protected by, OSH principles so that they are given the chance to work in a safe and healthy workplace.
A giant fire raging at Yangon's largest dumpsite, in Hlaing Thaya Township, has been defying firefighters since Saturday. But they are making progress.
"After the 1,000 interviews and statistical analysis, we can draw certain conclusions about the perpetrators of crime and patterns of crime," one official said.
The European Union will extend its arms embargo on Myanmar for another year this week and may then move to target more Yangon generals with fresh sanctions.
UN General Assembly adopts a resolution asking secretary-general to appoint a special envoy on Myanmar to help resolve crisis in Rakhine State.
Woman accused military of killing the pair; she is charged with unlawful association as Tatmadaw insists men were KIA members