The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army declares a month-long ceasefire to enable aid groups to help ease a humanitarian crisis in northwest Myanmar.
Muslim groups condemn the recent attacks in Rakhine State and urge Muslims across the country to collaborate for stability.
It was the worst scene I have witnessed in recent years, writes The Irrawaddy’s Moe Myint of his reporting trip to northern Rakhine.
If the government did not follow the rule of law concerning looters and acts of arson, the whole narrative could change, affecting Myanmar’s image.
A proposal to build a cable car at Mandalay Hill, a landmark in the cultural center of Mandalay, is widely criticized by locals.
Police open a case against self-identifying Rohingya U Shwe Maung—a former USDP lawmaker—under Myanmar’s Counter-Terrorism Law.
Three climbers attempt to summit Kachin State’s Mt. Hkakabo Razi next August in hopes of settling a dispute over whether it is the region’s highest peak.
Govt spokesperson says the remaining border will be fenced without delay, despite funds not yet being allocated for the project.
Govt says it will investigate photos posted online that claim to show Muslims in Rakhine burning houses after netizens question authenticity.
The chairman of the Restoration Council of Shan State will meet with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss ongoing peace efforts.
Self-identifying Rohingya villagers from the Shwe Zar village tract say that they want to keep living with Rakhine Buddhists in peace.
The Myanmar Center for Responsible Business (MCRB) launches its research on combating discrimination at work.
On Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s trip to Myanmar, agreements signed covering cooperation in marine security, education, culture, and health.
The move follows speculation from the government and military that the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army plans to attack Myanmar cities.
A meeting including members of National Defense and Security Council is held to discuss the situation in Rakhine State.