Rangoon’s government plans to increase the punishment given to bus line owners and drivers for aggressive driving, accidents and physical assault.
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The President’s Office spokesperson says UN agencies and the World Food Programme will be allowed visits to Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township.
The health ministry urges couples in Rangoon not to have babies in the next six months after a pregnant foreigner is found to have the Zika virus.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi calls for ethnic armed groups outside of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement to sign before the next ‘Panglong’ conference.
Reports of human rights abuses, including rape, grow amid crackdown in north of the state.
Local authorities intervene after military trucks bearing 144 jerry cans of a restricted acid enter a residential ward of the central Burmese town.
Sanchaung and Mingalar Taungnyunt townships will be the next rabies-free townships after the first campaign in Lanmadaw completed in October.
Nineteen seats are up for grabs, with the elections scheduled for April 1.
An ethnic Shan man from Mong Hsu Township was allegedly shot and killed by the Burma Army at a military checkpoint on Wednesday.
‘In some cases, three to four people have filed complaints against a single lawmaker,’ said the chairperson of the party’s complaint handling body.
Ivory hidden in timber in containers on the way to Cambodia via Vietnam is seized in Cat Lai port in the southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City.
National police chief Jakthip Chaijinda says police are investigating 20 cases of royal insult, or lese-majeste.
The commission includes members of the ANP, NLD, and USDP, as well as a military appointee and legal advisor.
Criticism has been raised that the government’s pricing of the jade stone is too low: some expect it may be worth as much as US$170 million.
Govt Invites International Aid Delegation to Maungdaw
Burma Reports First Zika Case
State Counselor Wants all to Sign NCA Before February Peace Conference
Govt Urged to Open Access to Arakan Conflict Zone
Vietnam Seizes One Ton of Ivory Smuggled from Kenya
Thai Police Chief Says No Room for Royal Insult in Thailand
Top US Diplomat to Meet Philippine Foreign Minister Amid ‘Separation’ Concerns
Thailand to Monitor Thais Abroad for Criticism of Monarchy
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally