MPs say increased monitoring will tackle fabricated reports and hate speech.
Parliament draws praise for targeting oppressive laws, but some say lawmakers are not going far enough.
Signatories of the nationwide ceasefire agreement begin joint review of landmark piece accord with government and military.
At seventh round of peace talks between the govt and ethnic bloc, the two sides agreed in principle to UNFC’s NCA proposal.
Government will spend four billion kyats from emergency funds on electricity supply, security and development in Rathedaung, Buthidaung, and Maungdaw townships.
Countries’ home affairs ministers yet to draw up resettlement plans for refugees who fled Rakhine violence.
Pressure has mounted for a tougher US response to the self-identifying Rohingya crisis.
The five-day Buddhist ceremony, which begins on Wednesday, has taken nearly a year to prepare.
Lawmakers debate presidential proposal to change fiscal year.
Khun Tan of Mon State reportedly fooled hundreds of parents and young girls.
State Department says it is ‘imperative’ those responsible for atrocities in Rakhine be held ‘responsible.’
In speech last week, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi urged people to show unity in the challenges faced by Rakhine State crisis.
Four Daingnet shot in Maungdaw Township, with the two survivors reportedly saying the perpetrators were Muslim militants.
Refugee camps on the Thailand-Myanmar border face supplies crisis.
Military confirm deaths of Maj. Kaung Htike and Capt. Thaw Zin Soe in training plane that went missing last month.