Report from head of investigation commission says October’s attacks were unlike previous incidents as they involved overseas organizations.
The Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation will be restructured as an independent civil society organization.
The apology comes while the group’s chief executive and chief editor were denied bail in court on Article 66(d) charges.
Two apparent government sympathizers have now been found murdered, according to State Counselor’s Office.
Burma attempts to finalize census figures on ethnic demographics by early 2017, a Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population spokesperson says.
A proposal to build a solid wall along Burma’s western border is recorded on parliamentary record in the Arakan State regional legislature.
Burma runs a huge trade deficit of billions of dollars every year and restricting import of unnecessary items would effectively tackle this.
Aid groups counter government reports and claim that residents are reluctant to return to the area.
Farmers handed down prison terms and fines for trespassing after they continued to work land they say was taken from them by the army.
The Irrawaddy keeps you up to date on the week that was in the national legislature.
U Shuna Myar, from Ngakhura village, is found dead after speaking to journalists on a govt-organized media trip.
‘In Burma, there has never been a verdict against such a large number of farmers,’ says lawyer Daw Khin Moe Moe.
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will develop the Myeik Archipelago by boosting hotel projects and attracting both local and foreign visitors.
Surgeons in Naypyidaw claim the boy was born with three of his fellow ‘quadruplets’ inside him in a rare medical incidence called ‘fetus in fetu.’
The State Counselor’s peace initiatives are similar to those of the former regime, but she wields little influence over the army, ethnic reps say.