It is the ninth wild elephant to be killed by poachers in the area since January.
The event dubbed a ‘peace talk’ is the third such exchange with villagers Myanmar's leader has held.
Police detain U Kyaw Myo Shwe for taking part in an anti-government protest in Mandalay.
Army informs New Mon State Party to limit military parades in uniform to its party headquarters.
Message to the people offers ‘heartfelt thanks’ for serving long-term interests of Myanmar.
Rakhine State investigation team led by Vice President U Myint Swe says UN is exaggerating claims at end of 8-month probe.
NLD member complain deal to buy 2,000 busses lacked transparency, as EU say its companies cannot compete in Myanmar.
Eight leading monks and five laypersons charged for ‘offences against the state,’ could face two years’ imprisonment.
Hundreds of villagers in Rathedaung Township reportedly surround armed police who tried to arrest six men suspected of being militants.
Gem and jewelry sales are falling, says industry figure.
Yangon court grants U Kyaw Min Swe bail in military defamation case.
Hsipaw Township Court judge rejects bail for three journalists, saying he does not yet know enough about the case.
Statement says protestors do not represent majority of monkhood after state Buddhist authority warned them they were unlawful.
Improved relationship with Beijing brings plan to sell China’s surplus by connecting Yunnan to Myanmar’s grid.
Suspected militants allegedly fired on villagers near Mayu mountain range.