Three activists were detained by police for holding a Karen Martyrs’ Day event in Yangon without permission.
U Shwe Mann, founder of the Union Betterment Party and ex-chair of the military proxy Union Solidarity and Development Party, says he will not run in Myanmar’s election.
Myanmar’s National Human Rights Commission has launched an investigation after two teenagers were allegedly beaten to death at Mandalay Youth Center.
Fighting in Rakhine has derailed the voter list process for Myanmar’s election as authorities are unable to post lists in active conflict areas and lack data on IDP camps.
Due to the introduction of more fuel-efficient models and changes brought about by the coronavirus, Boeing said it would stop making 747 airliners in 2022.
Sagaing Region says many migrant workers are illegally returning from India to avoid quarantine centers, leading to fears of a coronavirus outbreak.
Rights groups say they can do nothing to protect civilians in ongoing violence between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military.
Myanmar cannot separate itself from China, but to safeguard its sovereignty it must cultivate strong ties with the US.
Myanmar migrants and rights groups are voicing concerns that millions of voters living abroad will be left out of November’s election, just as they were in 2015.
Ko Nay Lin Htet, a 27-year-old man who hung himself while in quarantine in Pathein, was the second returned migrant worker to kill himself on Friday.
The rising influence of Mao Zedong among Yangon’s Chinese community was blamed for anti-Chinese attacks that led to the severing of diplomatic ties with China.
The State Counselor, president and Union ministers have acquired highly valuable plots of land in the capital, attracting criticism from the former ruling party.
On this day in 1911, a poor farmer who embodied rural people’s hopes of a better life and opposition to colonial rule was sentenced to hang by the British.
A clerk of the Kyaukphyu Township General Administration Department in Rakhine State was abducted from his home Tuesday night and found dead the next day, police said.
Jobless due to COVID-19 and fearing arrest amid a crackdown on illegal migrants, six undocumented Myanmar workers in Malaysia have committed suicide in the past month.