On this day in 1989, the then-military government changed the names of 165 streets in Yangon, dropping their English colonial names in favor of Burmese language replacements.
Health care workers are being evicted by landlords concerned about the spread of COVID-19 but other local residents of Mandalay have opened their doors to them.
A 36-year-old travelling from the United States and 26-year-old returning from Britain, both Myanmar nationals, had tested positive.
Bangladesh’s foreign minister says Myanmar’s response to the Rohingya refugee crisis has been woeful.
Some 21 villagers were killed and dozens hurt when fighter jets allegedly strafed several villages in Chin State’s Paletwa amid fierce clashes with the AA, locals said.
Two journalists detained by a Myanmar military-backed Border Guard Force in Karen State say the armed group beat and threatened them.
As China’s influence grows, Myanmar would do well to seek stronger contributions from India to the country’s development, democratic transition and military capacity.
Professor William Schabas, who defended Myanmar at the International Court of Justice against genocide charges, will deliver a lecture at Yangon University on March 5.
Fighting between Myanmar’s army and the Arakan Army has blocked food supplies to Paletwa in Chin State and left hundreds of civilians stranded.
A Rakhine factory worker says he was beaten by Myanmar's military in his village as fighting with the Arakan Army intensifies.
A porn video shot by two Italians at a pagoda in World Heritage-listed Bagan and posted online has prompted calls for harsh penalties for badly behaved foreign tourists.
The Arakan Army and the Myanmar military are trading blame as yet another shell strikes a village, this time injuring 21 young students at a school in Buthidaung.
Bangladesh police have arrested eight suspected traffickers in Cox’s Bazar over Tuesday’s boat sinking in the Bay of Bengal that killed 15 Rohingya women and children.
A team of Yangon scholars says the city enters the pollution red zone each morning, where otherwise healthy people can suffer health problems.
The US attorney general has announced that four Chinese hackers have been charged in connection with the 2017 Equifax data breach.