The party's chairwoman says it has no intention to ditch a candidate who has been revealed to have nationalist sympathies.
South Korea has reaffirmed its commitment to deepen economic ties with Myanmar after projects agreed during President Moon’s visit last year were delayed due to COVID-19.
A teenage girl and a 90-year-old man were among 18 new COVID-19 fatalities announced on Thursday; Myanmar has now reported 3,895 cases with 57 deaths.
Snr-Gen Saw Maung’s vow that the army would return to the barracks after the 1990 vote never materialized; conspiracy theories about his sudden fall from grace abound.
As Yoshihide Suga took over as prime minister of Japan, the governments of China, South Korea and Russia expressed a desire to improve ties.
On this day 32 years ago, ex-strongman U Ne Win was informed that the country was sliding into anarchy; within a day he hatched a plan for the military to seize power.
Trade on Myanmar’s border with China has ground to a halt and truckloads of goods are stranded after the Chinese town of Ruili closed its customs office due to COVID-19.
Myanmar’s military says its deployments along the Bangladeshi border are to tackle rebel groups, not threaten its western neighbor.
Ten illegal migrants from Myanmar were detained without travel documents in Thailand’s Tak province as officials there tighten border security amid COVID-19 fears.
The World Trade Organization has ruled that 25-percent tariffs imposed by the US on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports run counter to international trade rules.
A court in Hong Kong has indicted 26 pro-democracy activists for their involvement in an event to mark the anniversary of China’s 1989 massacre of student protesters.
The Ayeyarwady Foundation is converting a football stadium in Yangon into a makeshift COVID-19 treatment center as the city’s hospitals reach capacity.
Myanmar reported 12 more fatalities from COVID-19 on Monday—11 in Yangon and one in Sittwe; the country’s death toll now stands at 32 with 3,299 total cases.
The NLD has filed cases under the election law after its campaign posters and other materials were vandalized in multiple locations around the country.
Thingangyun Township authorities say they will take action against the owner of a KTV venue who ignored prevention guidelines, causing over 90 staff to contract COVID-19.