The monks were in Mong Kung to provide educational services to the local Ta’ang community.
Rangoon Division Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein will undergo a heart operation and be on a sick leave for a few weeks.
Factory owners allege extortion by squatters in their compounds, blaming authorities for failure to provide sufficient legal protection.
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has no budget for two private electricity suppliers that won a 2016 tender to provide electricity to Rangoon.
Political activists from the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society will contest the 2020 elections after the establishment of a new political party.
An appeal by two Burmese migrant workers sentenced to death for the 2014 murder and rape of two Britons in Koh Tao is rejected in the appeal court.
The UNFC’s Delegation for Political Negotiation says the discussions have paved the way for the next step of negotiation in Burma’s peace process.
Burma’s home affairs minister had previously dismissed suggestions that Buddhist nationalists played a role in the killing of the NLD’s legal adviser.
The forest department launches an internal investigation in response to sizeable seizures of smuggled timber.
According to testimonies, the fishermen were drifting for about 20 days in the Bay of Bengal after their boat’s engine malfunctioned.
A Thai appeal court upholds the death sentence handed down to two Burmese migrant workers for the murder of two British backpackers.
Gen Mya Tun Oo also calls the UNFC’s demand for a unilateral ceasefire by the Burma Army ‘impractical.’
The Burma Army was not involved in the murder, even though ex-military officers are suspected of being behind the conspiracy, says Gen Mya Tun Oo.
The ruling National League for Democracy party lawmaker Dr. Aye Zan is approved as the new Mon State chief minister.
New positions announced after a meeting of seven ethnic armed organizations surprise observers, as ‘Wa State’ will lead negotiations with the govt.