A total of 19 regional and Union parliament seats are up for grabs in by-elections, but voters appear reluctant to cast their ballots.
Ata Ullah of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, who previously claimed responsibility for October border post attacks, denies links to foreign Islamists.
Veteran activists from the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society discuss power politics and the potential for changed civil-military relations.
A high-level panel comprised of government representatives, gender experts and civil society actors from across the region is held in Bangkok.
The gunman and three alleged co-perpetrators are being charged in Rangoon under Article 302 of the Penal Code for homicide.
‘We are surprised to hear that news, as we have not officially decided upon it yet,’ says Nai Hong Sar, vice chairman of UNFC member group NMSP.
Local authorities say 18 cases of alleged abuse by security forces have been filed in Maungdaw.
One day before nationwide by-elections, Kawhmu Township stands in stark contrast to the area in the days just before the 2015 general election.
Protestors say they will step up opposition in Mon State against the naming of a bridge across the Salween River as Gen Aung San Bridge.
Allegations that some Karen leaders have become relatively well-off have given rise to legitimate questions from their constituents.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi emphasizes peace and reconciliation in her address on the first anniversary of the NLD govt’s administration.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi makes the announcement on state-run MRTV.
A former village administrator, a religious leader, and a teenager are among 17 persons on trial over alleged illegal military training in Arakan State.
ABSDF central committee member faces defamation charges for appearing in Hollywood blockbuster alongside Sylvester Stallone in 2008.
The World Bank’s private sector lending arm comes under criticism in a new report over its connection to a controversial coal mining operation.