About 1,500 locals took to the streets on Sunday to demand the death penalty for the suspect in the Feb. 13 rape and murder of a two-year-old girl.
600 acres of farmland in northern Rakhine taken over by security force
Public reaction was fast and sharp to a suggestion from the Ministry of Home Affairs that parents urge their daughters to dress modestly to discourage rapists.
Yanghee Lee tells UK broadcaster that Rakhine operation bears ‘hallmarks’ of genocide.
Despite signing of repatriation deal, almost 3,400 new refugees have joined the exodus in recent weeks.
The electricity and energy ministry will establish four liquefied natural gas power plants within the next three years.
The KNPP says it will let the military question its witness to the army's alleged execution of four men in Karenni State last year when it feels it is safe for him to do so.
Project calls for rail hub and high-rise commercial, residential complex.
According to experts, landslides in the area have become more significant in recent years.
Second Lieutenant Myo Ko Ko conceded during cross-examination that he was not familiar with procedural rules in Myanmar's police manual.
Padoh Mahn Sha Lah Phan was respected within and beyond his community, family and friends recall at memorial services
Missing pair were detained by soldiers in Maing Hkawng area, family says
Critics of the draft say it lacks "vision" and fault it for proposing to spend tax revenue to run business enterprises.
The Kachin Independence Army now has a total of 10 brigades.
DICA reports 5 billion in foreign investments from April to the first week of February, with no sign of investors pulling their businesses from the country.