‘The army promised that it would help in whatever the advisory commission needed,’ says commission member U Aye Lwin.
UNFC vice-chairperson reiterates that the members will not attend unless they are invited as delegates.
Buses organized by Yangon Region Transport Authority will be rolled out to ease traffic congestion.
Tin Lin Htike and Tin Htay Aung, who are charged with incitement to commit violence, turn themselves over to police.
More than 170 locals from two villages in southern Shan State flee their homes, fearing conscription by an ethnic armed group.
Police unearth five men allegedly killed by an explosive device in Buthidaung Township of Arakan State.
Community leaders call for food donations as ethnic Shan and Palaung (Ta’ang) civilians fleeing the threat of conflict arrive in Namtu Township.
Burma’s main opposition party refuses to make recommendations to the Arakan State Advisory Commission, still objecting to its formation.
Junior clerk of Hpa-an Township branch faces a maximum of 20 years in prison if found guilty of issuing counterfeit currency.
Heavy wind kills two people, injures six, and destroys dozens of homes in Sagaing Division, as strong winds hit the area for the second time this month.
The PPST asks the govt to let two of its members from Arakan and Shan states hold public consultations before the Union Peace Conference.
The UNHCR invites refugees to discuss a voluntary repatriation plan in Mae La Oon camp along the Thai-Burma border.
The Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee decides to invite all ethnic armed groups to the second Union Peace Conference.
Four nationalists who protested outside the US Embassy in April 2016 are denied bail and arrested under unlawful protest charges.
The Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee allows Burma’s states to write their own constitutions, granting them rights they have ‘never had’ before.