A volunteer English teacher in Pakokku, Magwe Division is apprehended and sent to Pakokku prison for rape charges, according to local police.
The charity will be officially launched in May, on the one-month anniversary of Michael’s death.
MP U Than Naing Oo calls for clearer laws on illegal gambling machines and for owners of illicit ‘game centers’ to be held accountable.
The comment follows the release of a video on social media showing a Tenasserim divisional lawmaker slapping a villager during a dispute.
More than 20 police dispatched to keep wild elephants at bay by lighting firecrackers after rice paddies destroyed and a 59-year-old villager killed.
A delegation led by Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing visits Austria and Germany.
A Kyauktada Township judge rejects the defamation charge against Myanmar Now’s chief editor Ko Swe Win.
Politicians and activists attend a commemoration in Rangoon honoring the democracy champion and writer U Win Tin.
The RCSS says the govt’s regional national-level dialogue in Taunggyi is ‘out of step,’ as the ethnic dialogue remains unable to proceed.
U Aung Ko Ko is arrested in Pyin Oo Lwin on suspicion of stabbing Ko Wai Yan Heinn after allegedly discovering the editor was seeing his wife.
Arrests raise questions about unethical journalism, as police say the suspects received 800,000 kyats to take men without permits into lower Burma.
Seven ethnic armed organizations propose holding talks with the government as a UWSA-led alliance, rejecting the NCA path.
The event on Friday falls on the three-year anniversary of the death of celebrated writer and democracy champion U Win Tin.
Locals in nearby villages raise concerns as riverbank erosion forces houses and a high school in two villages to move.
U Aung Htoo leaves his post as Burma’s ambassador to Indonesia to become the eleventh deputy minister appointed under the NLD government.