The military speculated 10 rifles seized from three drug-trafficking suspects in Shan State were locally made variants of Chinese weapons, bound for western Myanmar.
Pressure is building on election officials amid public complaints that preliminary voter lists are missing names, include deceased people, and contain faulty data.
Pastors Saw Kwae Wah and Saw David Lah were sentenced to three months in prison with hard labor for organizing religious gatherings in violation of COVID-19 restrictions.
As a terrorist group, the AA will not be invited to this month’s Union Peace Conference, the government said, prompting the Brotherhood Alliance to threaten a boycott.
Myanmar has a democratically-elected Bar Council for the first time in 30 years, marking a major step towards judicial reform in the country.
The large number of people working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic is believed to have contributed to a record number of dengue cases in Singapore this year.
Health authorities need to get tougher about enforcing COVID-19 prevention measures to instil a ‘new normal’ among the public, experts warned amid fears of a second wave.
Karen protesters are demanding the removal of several army outposts and reject military claims that a gun accidentally fired.
The Naga separatist group NSCN-K has expelled three members including its deputy military chief a day after the trio announced it was setting up its own faction.
India’s coronavirus caseload has passed 1.5 million with more than 34,000 deaths.
The ruling party’s candidate lineup for Nov. 8’s election features mostly familiar faces, but includes more women than in 2015 and Muslim candidates.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will seek re-election to the Lower House in the Nov. 8 general election, again representing Yangon’s Kawhmu Township, the NLD said.
The National League for Democracy says the party hasn’t confirmed whether the State Counselor will run for a Parliament seat in a Naypyitaw township, contrary to rumors.
The Japanese government is preparing to open talks with around 10 countries, including Myanmar, on easing COVID-19-related travel restrictions.
It’s been a hard few months for Myanmar. Now that lockdowns are lifted and domestic travel is back on, easy overnights and day trips from Yangon offer a much-needed break.