Yangon court ignored prosecutor’s charges in handing Zeya Phyo a 5-year term, association says, calling the move unprecedented
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Suspicions mount that the Indian army, in sending troops to the border at Chin’s Paletwa Township, is working with the Myanmar military in its efforts to quash the AA.
"If those parties and that institution do not submit name lists, we can exclude them.... But we won’t do that,” NLD lawmaker U Myat Nyana Soe said.
Statue implementation panel walks out of meeting, calls on state gov’t to intervene
A Tanintharyi Region court fined the Tanintharyi Journal 500,000 kyats on Monday for an article it published more than a year ago that offended the local chief minister.
After the three men failed to return home on Friday, their bodies were uncovered from a fresh grave near a neighboring village the following day.
Tatmadaw’s political role safeguards transition to democracy, Sen-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing tells Asahi Shimbun
The crown prince said the $20 billion investment, far higher than expected, represents only the start of an economic tie-up that would bring the historic Muslim allies even closer.
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For some, an increase in clashes with the Tatmadaw is a fair price to pay for having a locally based armed force fighting for their rights.
The future for many, if not most, of them is not in Rakhine State. Rather, it is in the burgeoning cities of South and Southeast Asia, and for some in
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
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