Mahn Win Khaing Than warns MP U Oo Hla Saw that his comments to a local newspaper on a rejected proposal could harm the Parliament’s image.
Police arrest two suspects from a karaoke bar in Monywa Township in connection with the murder of Eleven Media Group’s Ko Soe Moe Tun.
The UN has waited months to send aid to a group of refugees in KIO-controlled territory but has been unable to secure official permission to do so.
‘We were behind 5 million kyats ($3,600) in payments to our school teachers last year,’ says one community leader.
‘This is not what the people desired or expected when the National League for Democracy was voted into office by popular mandate last year,’ reads a joint statement.
Villagers have been fighting for two years to be compensated after a mining project causes severe flooding, loss of homes, and toxicity in water.
NLD lawmaker suggests the businesses are largely operated by non-nationals and questions whether this is in breach of the law.
U Hla Swe says that a volunteer from Magwe Division’s Gangaw Township defamed him while responding to his social media post.
Three individuals are charged in the case of the overcrowded ferry that sank on the Chindwin River, killing some 70 passengers.
‘We want to discuss signing the nationwide ceasefire agreement, attending the 21st Century Panglong conference,’ says peace commission member.
A Burma police official tells Reuters that government forces clashed with armed groups in northern Shan at least 170 times in the past month.
‘We will see any competition entering the market as healthy. We know that competition drives innovation and new ideas,’ says Telenor CEO.
Critics say the rally amounted to neglecting the ongoing peace process and would undermine trust in the government among ethnic minorities.
On International Migrants Day, workers and advocates urge Burmese and Thai govts to address low wages, travel restrictions and legal documentation.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi discusses the conflict in Arakan State during an informal meeting with the regional bloc’s foreign ministers in Rangoon.