Artillery shells and gunfire kill and injure local residents in clashes between the Burma Army and Ta’ang National Liberation Army.
The seized teak and kino (gum) logs will be auctioned off and the funds will go to the government, says the forestry department’s deputy director general.
Deputy Defense Minister Maj-Gen Myint Nwe announces the Burma Army’s ambition to acquire a submarine.
On her visit to Brussels, State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi clashes with EU leaders over UN fact-finding mission into human rights abuses in Burma.
Five prospectors who found a jade boulder weighing 8.7 tons have been charged with theft in Kachin State.
Advocates from 14 local organizations issue an assessment report on freedom of expression in Burma, one year into the NLD’s leadership.
The network is applying to the attorney general to reopen the case of Daw Khin Win, killed by a stray bullet during a land seizure protest in 2015.
Police are hunting for the team behind an adult movie released on social media last week, but it is unclear what laws they would use to convict.
A military officer, a soldier, and two businessmen are found with a stash of stimulants valued at 880 million kyats.
The talks come amid signs ASEAN members are tilting diplomatically towards China, as the Trump administration’s policy on the region remains unclear.
Ethnic bloc negotiators tell government they are unlikely to attend as ‘observers.’
Director-general of the State Counselor’s Office says pursuing punitive action against former govt ministers could damage the democratization process.
Experts on the Kachin State conflict share their research at a seminar titled ‘War in Northern Myanmar.’
Ethnic Mon protestors accuse the Union government of ignoring the views of local ethnic people and failing to stand by federal principles.
Community workers busy themselves preparing for the repatriation of some 98,000 refugees living on the Thai-Burma border.