Days after the UN announces a fact-finding mission to Burma, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing says any intervention threatens the country’s sovereignty.
Locals and police are injured near the Letpadaung copper mine when police fire rubber bullets at a roadblock.
Humphries’ excellent photos and their captions give a flavor to the area and the conflict not seen in any other work on the subject, writes Lintner.
A report by the Human Rights Foundation Monland (HURFOM) says sexual violence against girls has increased dramatically since 2013 in southeast Burma.
U Phyo Min Thein reiterates that Rangoon residents should rediscover the traditional way of celebrating Thingyan by donating and volunteering.
The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopts resolution to send fact-finding mission with a focus on human rights abuses in northern Arakan State.
The dwindling cottage industry relies on a handful of people in Ywalut village of Mon State’s Chaungzon Township to keep it alive.
The only known photo of a Nov. 2016 meeting between the former junta chief and Saw Mutu Say Poe is revealed on Facebook.
Pavilions will be permitted for the Burmese New Year in mid-April but curbed by 45 regulations and restricted to private spaces.
Observers say Burma’s legal system is a holdover from the previous government upholding old policies, and reform is needed from its foundation.
Critics highlight some of the NLD government’s unpopular policies that could cost the party votes in the April 1 by-elections.
An investigation committee criticizes the township level NVC securitization body for ‘wrongly issuing full citizenship’ to 22 Muslim residents.
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.
Thieves stab and tie up owner of 50th Street office and make off with cash and jewelry.