The religion and culture ministry will submit initial dossier this year, which could see UNESCO listing in 2019.
Fresh off a one-year ban on logging, the Southeast Asian nation faces an uphill battle enforcing a new chainsaw registration law.
Brig-Gen Aung Win Oo has already taken over the responsibilities of predecessor Maj-Gen Zaw Min, who is on a four-month paid leave before his retirement.
The National League for Democracy spokesperson says Burma Army threats over the issue are ‘like being hit by a flower.’
China’s CITIC wants bigger stake than 50/50 venture initially proposed for port on Bay of Bengal that will feed oil and gas pipeline to Yunnan.
The premature death of renowned Rangoon sniffer dog Michael has moved grieving citizens to launch a charity for Burma’s working dogs.
‘The current government is trying to reconcile with the Tatmadaw, but has delayed in doing so with the ethnic groups,’ said a CSSU spokesperson.
The ultranationalist monk donated bags of rice, gave sweets to children, and advised locals to ‘protect the Buddhist religion.’
Ex-chief minister for Magwe Division, U Phone Maw Shwe, promises to return more than 3 billion kyats to the divisional government by the end of July.
A press release by the military describes NLD spokesperson’s assumption as ‘groundless suspicion.’
Locals in the area complain of the environmental impacts, stating that quarries have polluted the air and water sources.
Granting bail to defendants is one of the suggested amendments to the controversial Article 66(d) of Burma’s 2013 Telecommunications Law.
New National League for Democracy-led government claims to have put an end to military officers transferring to senior posts in civil administration.
Police say they will investigate those spreading online rumors that President Htin Kyaw will step down.
Survey of 85 Rohingya women and girls who have fled to India, Malaysia and Indonesia, shows about 60 percent marry before the age of 18.