Construction is halted at the site of the historic Rangoon University student union building, said organizers forming a committee to oversee reconstruction.
National-level political dialogues have been delayed due to disagreements between the Burma Army and ethnic armed groups regarding logistics.
As methamphetamine rises sharply in Bangladesh, authorities say many Rohingya refugees are drug mules of ‘yaba’ pills.
Special Rapporteur to Burma Yanghee Lee says that violence reported by refugees in Bangladesh is ‘far more extensive’ than she speculated.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the ethnic armed bloc’s Delegation for Political Negotiation will meet in Naypyidaw, both sides confirmed.
Lawmaker and former personal security officer of Burma’s Military Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing denies accusations of withholding information on the assassination.
National League for Democracy secretariat member says home ministry’s press briefing resembled those held by Gen Khin Nyunt in the 90s.
Burma Army officials object to extending the commission, stating that it was not formed in line the 2008 military-drafted Constitution.
Federalism and constitutional reform are needed for nation building, according to a forum of civil society organizations.
‘Losing someone like U Ko Ni is such a deep loss for the National League for Democracy’ says the State Counselor in a rare public appearance.
At authorities’ press conference, home affairs minister Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe says that it is highly possible that extreme nationalism fueled the grudge.
Local villagers report life returning to normal after government say operations have ceased, but there are conflicting reports from the Army.
U Hla Shwe, a 1960s student activist, claims a state-run newspaper failed to explain the use of the term ‘kjat,’ slang for ‘chicken,’ to describe him.
A police court sentences border guard police colonels to one to three years in prison.
Research by the Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center describes how natural resource revenue could be shared between Burma’s central and state govts.