With many men hooked on drugs, women have become the breadwinners in Palaung villages in Mongyaw.
No casualties reported as 673 local residents evacuated away from Irrawaddy coast amid high waves, strong winds.
A petition signed by some 4,500 Yangon Region students calls for accountability in the cases of two recent students who died by electrocution.
Myanmar claims that Bangladesh has agreed to stop labeling the IDs it has been issuing Rohingya refugees "Myanmar National's Registration Card."
The fire broke out in a vacant room in the hospital’s cancer department with no immediate reports of deaths or injuries.
A prominent member of the '88 Generation Students group, Ma Mee Mee died in a car accident on Monday while on her way back to Yangon from Irrawaddy Region.
Authorities gave permission for the event to be held on the condition that the organizers remove a display of Karen text and not give a planned speech about the martyrs.
Thirty years on from the mass protests, student leaders of the pro-democracy uprising said their goals have been only partly realized and called for further reforms.
Cost was three times the market rate, investigation finds
Monday’s court session heard defense witnesses from the reporters’ educational and working backgrounds speak of their honesty and integrity.
A conservation group credits stepped-up forest patrols and a reward scheme for tipoffs for bringing the numbers down.
Reporters face further threats from suspect’s family as trial of military officer’s wife continues.
The National Disaster Management Committee today released its latest figures on this year's floods. Bago Region and Karen and Mon states have been the hardest hit.
The three were arrested for refusing to remove fencing around their properties. Authorities have now sued and arrested eight locals for resisting the project.
Waterways across the country at critical levels; Yangon to Mandalay train services suspended