One former general’s son says he posted the photo in order to generate well wishes that he could read to his ailing father.
28 The News For 28 March 2017
Locals who say the animals have killed four people in four months are requesting help from the divisional government.
As ultra-nationalist monk U Wirathu continues to conduct ‘silent sermons’ despite ban, head of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee says he could be imprisoned.
Media reports say the body of estranged half brother of the North Korean leader is being prepared at a funeral home to go on a flight to Beijing.
The stations will be moved, rather than shut down, due to security concerns.
Days after the UN announces a fact-finding mission to Burma, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing says any intervention threatens the country’s sovereignty.
Locals and police are injured near the Letpadaung copper mine when police fire rubber bullets at a roadblock.
U Phyo Min Thein defends budget allocations, explains why certain townships receive more money than others.
A report by the Human Rights Foundation Monland (HURFOM) says sexual violence against girls has increased dramatically since 2013 in southeast Burma.
Brig-Gen Tar Phone Kyaw of the TNLA—an ally of the Kokang MNDAA—rejects a defense ministry report claiming 28 Kokang casualties in fighting.
Rangoon’s Northern District Court commences examination of the assassination of lawyer U Ko Ni.
U Phyo Min Thein reiterates that Rangoon residents should rediscover the traditional way of celebrating Thingyan by donating and volunteering.
In a more ‘traditional’ celebration of Burma’s water festival, Mandalay will reduce the number of pavilions around the palace moat from 40 to 24.
About 400 people are hospitalized after eating at a Buddhist ordination ceremony in Myaungmya Township, Irrawaddy Division.
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