The bodies of the dead have not yet been returned to the family members while relatives of the 24 other detainees are waiting in fear for news of their loved ones.
Residents of village in Buthidaung report hearing gunfire from nearby forest but unsure if it was a military clash or random firing.
NAYPYITAW—Myanmar’s top court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act, in a landmark case
Case opened against Burmese edition editor U Ye Ni under the Telecommunications Law; journalist granted bail, requests Press Council intervention
On April 20, 1964, the scrapping of a popular radio show featuring advertisements for consumer goods signaled the start of two decades of Gen. Ne Win’s socialist economic agenda.
Ma Kay Khine Tun is the 5th member of Peacock Generation detained over the New Year’s show
Rights activist and director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi had requested bail, as he suffers from liver cancer.
“The threats against journalists are bad for journalism and also not good for the country,” said U Aung Hla Tun, the deputy minister of information.
Army vows to prosecute the pair, who are in detention; youngest victim was 18 months old
Anonymous calls, emails containing threats of violence sent to Irrawaddy, other local news organizations
A member of the local Pa-O militia responsible for shooting the boys as they slept claimed the incident was an accident, fueling outbursts of condemnation on social media.
Authorities sent nearly 700 firefighters to put out the fire on Sunday, but 30 of them went missing after a surge of flames fed by a sudden shift in the wind.
Sunday's incident follows a deadly blast on March 21 at a chemical park that killed 78 people and focused attention on safety at small chemical firms.
NSCN-K denies violating ceasefire agreement; five leaders were detained in March 9 raid on liaison office in Sagaing Region
The temples of popular tourist destination Mrauk-U are being rattled by persistent shelling from a nearby police regiment towards the nearby mountains.