Military representative compares Maungdaw to Kosovo; Parliament approves a proposal for the govt to take necessary security measures to prevent terrorist attacks in Myanmar.
Landslides, swollen rivers strand many villagers in west of country; more heavy rains forecast
Family members were in hillside home.
Former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has become the new president of an international nonprofit working to support democracy around the world.
On the UN special envoy's first visit to Myanmar, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing defended the army's actions in Rakhine State and said "bias" would only make the situation worse.
The ex-general and former head of the USDP defended his move to ally himself with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi before the 2015 general elections.
British Embassy, WWF, partners seek to raise awareness among public, officials in Mekong countries
Port officials say only Customs agents have power to clear shipments for export.
Lawmakers say govt plan to set up industrial zones in 11 different Yangon townships at the same time will be unsuccessful on the ground.
Process will be led by UEHRD, he says; Arakan National Party calls for greater disclosure.
‘The Cell, Exile and the New Burma’ collects pro-democracy student activist turned editor Kyaw Zwa Moe’s accounts of prison and exile, along with dozens of essays and feature
With foreign arrivals down due to the situation in Rakhine State, the govt calls for cooperation from the private sector in promoting Myanmar tourism.
Myanmar Port Authority is still negotiating the design of the project with the Construction Ministry.
A police investigator failed to show at court to testify as a prosecution witness against two reporters who were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret govt papers.
Naypyitaw tight-lipped ahead of latest round of negotiations, civil society groups say.