Some 100 nationalist protesters, including from a Ma Ba Tha-aligned group, demonstrated outside the port.
Report by international human rights organization warns of land grabs, repression of free speech by authorities, and impending environmental disasters.
Bangladesh will continue to allow women, children and the elderly to seek shelter there, a top government official says.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing reportedly asks to convene a meeting of the National Defense and Security Council as soon as possible.
The state is awaiting approval from the Union government in order to officially announce the hotel zones in Gwa and Thandwe townships.
The Mon State Chief Minister will reconsider naming a bridge for Burmese independence icon Gen Aung San.
New system will determine if a student is qualified to graduate to higher grade based on overall performance throughout the academic year.
Government says it ‘will check figures on the ground’ following UN agency officials’ estimates that more than 1,000 may have been killed in crackdown.
Padoh Mahn Sha Lah Phan, murdered by two gunmen on the afternoon of Feb. 14, 2008 at his home in Mae Sot, will be honored with memorial statue.
Foreign ministry statement labels reports of widespread abuses ‘very serious’ and promises to take necessary measures where there is clear evidence.
T. F. Rhoden reviews Renaud Egreteau’s new book on Burmese politics and the praetorian side of democratization.
A total of 125 rape cases were reported in the country in early 2017, including 81 cases involving children, according to police records.
Certificates of identity—a document for Burmese migrants proving they are Burmese citizens—will be provided at six different Thai service centers.
‘I feel like the government is discriminating against us. My party members feel the same way, and my ethnic people feel it too,’ says ALP leader.
Burma and the US negotiate to revive an air service agreement signed 68 years ago between the two countries.