On April 20, 1964, the scrapping of a popular radio show featuring advertisements for consumer goods signaled the start of two decades of Gen. Ne Win’s socialist economic agenda.
Local residents accuse NGOs assisting Rohingya of excluding host community in hiring practices.
Villagers say the shooting and shelling was unprovoked. The army claims a nearby military base was ambushed by rebels.
Ma Kay Khine Tun is the 5th member of Peacock Generation detained over the New Year’s show
UWSA Vice Chairman Zhao Guo An said it will not sing the NCA and accused the current government of failing to honor the deal it struck with its predecessor.
During a performance broadcast on Facebook, the Peacock Generation thangyat troupe criticized the military’s role in politics, chanting “it’s time to say goodbye.”
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, among the Reuters team that won a Pulitzer this week for its coverage of the Rohingya crisis, are serving lengthy prison terms for exposing state secrets.
Only two were among the more than 9,500 inmates freed on Wednesday.
The Information Ministry said there were 288 deaths over the four-day holiday this year, less than half the 642 deaths recorded last year.
Statement issued Monday is the cardinal’s second on the topic this year.
Group reportedly disappointed by absence of State Counselor, Army chief at celebration in Panghsang.
Union gov’t to be represented by 8 officials including labor minister, Peace Commission vice chair and President’s Office spokesman; Tatmadaw undecided on whether it will send
On this day in 1912, Daw Khin Kyi, who would marry independence hero Gen. Aung San, was born. She later served as Myanmar’s first woman ambassador. The couple’s children included
Presidential pardon for prisoners in New Year period is customary; families of detainees and political activists are hoping for good news.
Members of armed student group detained while attending funeral; organization says Army violated terms of peace deal by arresting the pair.