Mi Kon Chan, a National League for Democracy lawmaker from Mon State, submitted the proposal urging the Union government to review the projects.
Ethnic Pa-O participants complain of discrimination while leaving the Taunggyi CSO forum, but organizers blame the walkout on ‘a misunderstanding.’
Sagaing Division chief minister is likely to visit the controversial Letpadaung copper mine as local farmers prevent copper from leaving the compound.
The Karenni National Progressive Party and the New Mon State Party will not join the third summit of ethnic armed organizations.
Authorities confirm an investigation into the deaths of two prisoners in police custody, and say it is not the only such case being looked into.
‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
Four students and the truck’s driver were killed, while 17 people were injured in Mong Kung Township, southern Shan State.