Pavilions will be permitted for the Burmese New Year in mid-April but curbed by 45 regulations and restricted to private spaces.
23 The News For 23 March 2017
The SSPP asks the NLD-led govt to let by-elections proceed amid discussions of postponing voting in northern Shan State due to security concerns.
A total of 50 former political prisoners will be given 300,000 kyats per month to work in CSOs and media organizations in Burma.
Observers say Burma’s legal system is a holdover from the previous government upholding old policies, and reform is needed from its foundation.
The two, who were seized by militants in July last year in waters off the Malaysian state of Sabah, are recovering in hospital.
Convicted killer Chuop Somlap says murder was over a debt though human rights groups remain skeptical of the motive.
Police look into the death of a motorbike taxi driver who was killed by a gunshot in Mandalay.
Critics highlight some of the NLD government’s unpopular policies that could cost the party votes in the April 1 by-elections.
After meeting with Mon civil leaders, the New Mon State Party suggests they are moving towards signing nationwide ceasefire agreement.
By-elections highlight regional power imbalances and differences between the NLD and local ethnic parties.
Presidential spokesman Zaw Htay says shutting down account used by Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army was ‘very positive move from China.’
Thieves stab and tie up owner of 50th Street office and make off with cash and jewelry.
Ko Soe Min Min, 36, is in custody in an Irrawaddy Division hospital after using a hammer and sickle to break the statue.
Agricultural Bank of China shuts down account used by Kokang-based Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army to source donations.
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