The local outlet sought to clarify a program that aired Sunday which many viewers interpreted as expressing support for suspending the contentious clause.
China has pledged to reward people who report online “terrorist” content up to 100,000 yuan (US$15,200) for each tip off, an official news agency reported.
A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia.
North Korea’s latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of US missile defense systems in Asia, US officials and missile defense experts say.
The Lower House of Parliament convened for its fourth day on Monday, with lawmakers approving the members of two more parliamentary standing committees.
The NLD’s Tun Tun Hein, head of the Lower House’s Bill Committee, spoke with The Irrawaddy about his plans to propose laws within Parliament.
Six thousand attendees mark nearly 70 years of Shan political struggle with traditional performances and parades on the Thai-Burma border.
The government has relocated the controversial project seven months after it was nixed following a public outcry over its proximity to the Shwedagon.
In a letter to the Parliament, outgoing President Thein Sein has called on Burma’s new lawmakers to abide by the Constitution in formulating legislation.
The Union Parliament announced Monday that presidential nominations would be considered on March 17, more than four months since Burma’s general election.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) have approved a US$300 million loan for foreign telecom operator Ooredoo.
MPs in Union Parliament Monday voted to donate their 20,000 kyat daily stipend to people affected by recent fires in Shan State and Irrawaddy Division.
The Arakan State parliament on Monday approved Arakan National Party members for the posts of speaker and deputy speaker of the local legislature.
The National League for Democracy (NLD) will deduct a portion of its lawmakers’ salaries for party funds, according to a statement released last week.