Documents show 423 men and boys are currently detained under ‘Unlawful Association’ law in Arakan State, 13 of them are minors.
Citing statements by Ma Ha Na and the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, the accusations against the journalist are void, says the lawyer.
Nursing students reject assertions that they do not want to complete state service—instead highlighting issues of late licensing.
The Kofi Annan-led commission’s recommendations include the closure of IDP camps and better training for security forces.
The alliance of ethnic armed organizations says top leaders within the bloc have different views on how to proceed with the peace process.
A local mother and her 5-year-old daughter are killed, and two others injured, by artillery fire in latest clash in Kutkai Township.
Despite negotiations, management and employees of Myanmar Mayson Industries Co. do not reach an agreement over a massive dismissal of factory workers.
Annual household survey in Muslim areas of northern Arakan State means returning refugees could face immigration charges.
Burma’s northern neighbor is eager to demonstrate the importance of its role in the country’s peace process.
The latest round of hateful comments from Burma’s infamous firebrand nationalist monk U Wirathu finally lands him in trouble with the government.
Myanmar Now chief correspondent Ko Swe Win is threatened by three strangers who attempt to attack him in Rangoon’s Sanchaung Township.
The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Rangoon’s Taik Kyi Township claims two lives, according to new reports.
Sun Guoxiang meets with Northern Alliance members and the United Wa State Army in Kunming, China to discuss the peace process.
Civil society groups say the law is “incomplete” and fails to fully ensure the protection of individuals’ privacy and freedom of expression.
Mon locals protested against the name, favoring Yamanya or Salween Bridge instead.