With ongoing fighting between the Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, and armed ethnic rebel groups in their own backyards, villagers in northern Shan State’s Kutkai Township fear for
Deadly attacks in townships in Mandalay Region and Shan State on Thursday morning portend ill for the future of peace negotiations in Myanmar.
With the Union Highway closed following deadly rebel attacks on Myanmar military and police targets on Thursday, returning to Yangon has become difficult.
After strikes by joint TNLA, AA, MNDAA force in Shan and Mandalay, rebel group says the ‘counteroffensive’ will continue, warns civilians to stay out of conflict zones.
A deadly day of coordinated rebel attacks began at the Myanmar military training academy in Pyin Oo Lwin before spreading to nearby townships on Thursday.
Serum samples taken from recently deceased pigs in Shan State tested positive for African swine fever, marking the virus’ first confirmed appearance in Myanmar.
Some 80,000 have people returned home as floods recede in parts of Myanmar, but in southern Myanmar’s Mon State—the country’s worst hit area—more shelters are opening.
Rescue team in Mon State finds more bodies, with unknown number of residents missing; Myanmar Vice President-2 visits scene of disaster.
Ten people have died and 30 are missing after a landslide—brought on by the heavy monsoon rains that are now plaguing southern Myanmar—buried ten homes.
Activists plan to converge on the airport on Friday afternoon, with more protests planned across the city at the weekend.
Military says Ko Chit Thu Aung, 26, failed to obey soldiers’ orders; his friend is in detention for ‘curfew’ violation, though no such order has been given in Sittwe.
An education minister told the Upper House of Parliament that Myanmar’s education system lags behind because previous governments have failed to invest in it.
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono committed to helping Myanmar solve resettlement issues in Rakhine State, and issues in the country more broadly.
Army says soldiers opened fire after a man ignored order to stop motorbike; military reportedly taking legal action against injured man under counterterrorism law.
In a rare move, Beijing’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office will hold a press conference on the situation—Hong Kong’s worst crisis since 1997.