For almost a decade, India has been a safe haven for thousands of Rohingya fleeing persecution in Burma.
The New Mon State Party decides to sign nationwide agreement, but will wait for other ethnic armed groups to do the same.
Nationalist Buddhist monk association says it had nothing to do with recent confrontations in Rangoon’s Mingalar Taung Nyunt and Thaketa townships.
The USDP will disclose its assets if the NLD govt and lawmakers also disclose their personal financial holdings, says U Tin Aung Chit, USDP secretary.
Seven nationalists and Buddhist monks are wanted in connection with a confrontation in a Muslim area of Rangoon’s Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township.
Former KNPP vice chairman Khu Oo Reh—also the head of the UNFC’s peace negotiation team—is elected to the permanent central committee.
Last year’s returnees are urging the govt to consider the schooling arrangements of children in planning future repatriations.
Figures from immigration police on the land border show an increase in people smuggled from Burma since 2014.
The Patriotic Monks Union holds a press conference in which they call statements by MPs ‘groundless,’ and criticize media coverage of the incident.
The energy ministry announces plan to raise electricity prices but has yet to decide prices for households, businesses, and industrial firms.
Leaders of Rangoon, Northeastern, and Northwestern commands all change in Tatmadaw shake-up.
The state counselor’s dog Taichito has become a local celebrity since being gifted by her son years ago.
International Committee of the Red Cross says authorities blocking areas under the control of ethnic minority forces and from visiting some prisoners.
Uber is only hiring government-accredited taxi drivers in Burma as it launches in Rangoon.
One person is injured as nationalists led by Buddhist monks claim “illegal” Muslim Rohingya are present in a Rangoon township.