Eight-month pilot plan aims to boost development, cross-border trade; local business groups have been told little so far
Army says 5 female, 3 male fighters were killed during July 11 armed clash in Namkham Township; TNLA repeats claim Tatmadaw executed POWs
Sagaing's finance minister said the prior regional government has handed over some $1.2 million worth of kyats, land and concrete pump trucks.
"When I first came back home, there were so many people waiting for me. I was very surprised," said Dom, who was welcomed by relatives from as far as China.
Education Department has already received 40 applications, mostly from Rohingya students
Only one principle for the economic sector was set, as the Tatmadaw didn’t agree to 10 others during working committee discussions prior to the conference.
Police questioning centered on reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, not on secret state documents two Reuters journalists were accused of obtaining, reporter says.
U Set Aung said Myanmar will endeavor to take on no loans from China to see the project completed, amid ongoing talks to renegotiate its deal with the developer.
Group says women detained while assisting villagers in northern Shan and later killed by army troops; one TNLA soldier also killed, it says.
The Irrawaddy offers readers a collection of its stories on the five-day conference, which wrapped up in Naypyitaw on Monday.
President’s Office investigated the alleged fraud, demanded money returned from Ayeyarwady Health and Education Multi-Developments foundation to regional govt.
Secretary of Peace Commission says agency will visit northeast of country to discuss ethnic group’s reservations.
Officials at Myanmar's largest hospital say uninvited and unruly vendors are posing a health hazard and want the government to force them out.
As third session of Panglong Peace Conference ends, some ethnic delegates complain Part Two of Union Accord ignores their suggestions
Netizens are urging the government to take responsibility for the death of a 13-year-old boy on Friday who stepped on a fallen power line lying in a pool of water.