Men seek financial redress from Yangon labor panel after minor accident led to assault, dismissal.
Operators say they expect foreign arrivals to decline this year with vacationers in western countries canceling their bookings following the unrest in northern Rakhine State.
Myanmar reduced opium cultivation by 25 percent last year at the national level, but production in northern Shan State and Kachin State did not decline, the UNODC stated.
Court says pair failed to seek permission; the pair claims Peaceful Assembly Law used to stifle dissent.
Defense lawyers argued that police had not demonstrated the documents had indeed been extracted from the reporters' phones.
U Kyaw Win and his son have reportedly been under investigation for corruption for nearly two weeks.
Ring road would link downtown Yangon, port, airport, and Yangon-Mandalay Highway
Myanmar authorities have resumed using loudspeakers to urge the nearly 4,000 Rohingya taking shelter on a sliver of land along the border to leave.
Military representatives to Parliament urge their civilian counterparts to approach cooperating with international agencies from a national security perspective.
Islamabad warns of imminent terror threat over Rakhine issue, Union minister tells Parliament.
Residents and lawmakers from Mayangone Township say destroying three lakes for development projects would leave the area prone to flooding.
US govt aid chief says refugees are fearful and while they want to return, they are asking for their rights and security to be guaranteed before making the decision to come back.
The TNLA has opened its first liaison office in the declared capital of the Wa self-administered region in Shan State to improve communication with allied armed groups.
Animals are now hunted for flesh, trunks and hide, in addition to illicit ivory trade.
Salai Isaac Khen, the resigned minister, said that his resignation “showed accountability” for his failure to implement projects in the state.