Some 120 residents of northern Arakan State apply to join a new unit of the border guard police, after attacks by alleged Islamist militants.
Prior to a government evaluation of the proposed Myitsone Dam, civil society groups call to end mega hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy River.
Human Rights Watch called on Burma’s government to allow an independent investigation on conditions in northern Arakan State.
Preparations begin for a series of political dialogues in the states where ethnic armed groups participating in the peace process are based.
Rangoon’s government plans to increase the punishment given to bus line owners and drivers for aggressive driving, accidents and physical assault.
The President’s Office spokesperson says UN agencies and the World Food Programme will be allowed visits to Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township.
The health ministry urges couples in Rangoon not to have babies in the next six months after a pregnant foreigner is found to have the Zika virus.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi calls for ethnic armed groups outside of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement to sign before the next ‘Panglong’ conference.
Reports of human rights abuses, including rape, grow amid crackdown in north of the state.
Local authorities intervene after military trucks bearing 144 jerry cans of a restricted acid enter a residential ward of the central Burmese town.
Sanchaung and Mingalar Taungnyunt townships will be the next rabies-free townships after the first campaign in Lanmadaw completed in October.
Nineteen seats are up for grabs, with the elections scheduled for April 1.
Data published by an ethnic Lahu civil society group indicates that the Burma Army plays a key role in regional opium trade.
An ethnic Shan man from Mong Hsu Township was allegedly shot and killed by the Burma Army at a military checkpoint on Wednesday.
‘In some cases, three to four people have filed complaints against a single lawmaker,’ said the chairperson of the party’s complaint handling body.