Another 29 have been injured in the renewed fighting, and thousands of residents are displaced from their homes.
Arakan State lawmaker questions government failure to protect the livelihoods of local fisherman at risk from Bangladeshi trawlers.
An ‘80s night, an international boxing match, a dim sum eating contest, a circus, and several art exhibition options.
Refugees are seeking shelter from escalating violence in Arakan State that has killed at least 86 people and displaced some 30,000.
Injured Burmese citizens taken to hospital in China’s Yunnan province as thousands flee fighting between Burma Army and armed ethnic groups.
Recent returnees to Rangoon believed they could start new lives under an NLD-led government but their homecoming hasn’t played out as they hoped.
The statement came at a meeting at the party’s headquarters in Naypyidaw.
The public accounts committee will review the government’s supplementary budget request before a decision is made by lawmakers.
The President’s Office announces that Dr. Tun Win was dismissed from his duties, but gives no reasons for the firing.
‘We have invited as many artists as we can. And they have promised to go,’ says Ko Maung Maung Aye, who is organizing the event on Kandawgyi Myaw Sin Island.
A joint force of four ethnic armed groups warns residents to limit movement in the region as battles escalate against the Burma Army.
Dr. Win Myat Aye is joined by regional ministers and a UNHCR representative to assess the humanitarian situation.
Multiple ethnic armed groups attack security posts in Muse and Kutkai townships in Shan State.
Col. Tar Bong Kyaw of the TNLA says the attack came because of recent Burma Army offensives against the ethnic armed groups.
The museum in Rangoon’s Mingaladon Township will showcase a collection of antiques, art and natural history artifacts.