The controversial Article 66(d) remains in place, while the maximum sentence has been lowered and bail is made allowable.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi gave the instructions during her first video conference with regional chief ministers.
Annan’s commission says perpetrators of rights abuses should be held accountable.
Seven former security and border affairs ministers have become military representatives to Parliament.
First Myanmar visit by a pope to take place in late November or early December, according to source.
Arakan Army soldiers raid a front line post belonging to nationwide ceasefire signatory Arakan Liberation Army in Chin State.
A recent poll shows that Myanmar citizens prefer male candidates to females, even when they hold the same qualifications.
Group will ‘give clear answer in three months,’ says Mon chief minister.
Women and girls risk sexual harassment when they visit toilets outside of their homes.
Survey finds people in Myanmar are more worried about economic development than democratic reform.
Application for ancient city will be submitted next year, says official.
The World Bank approves support for a cement project involving a firm headed by Aik Htun, who was linked to the drug trade and money laundering in the past.
The comments follow a statement by Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing that the struggle for ethnic rights must be handled through legal means.
The encouragement follows reports of attacks, accidents and inconveniences experienced by Myanmar teams and fans at the 29th SEA Games in Malaysia.
A year after 6.8-magnitude earthquake toppled temples in Myanmar’s ancient city, experts say restorations are on track.