U Kyaw Thu, the 60-year-old founder of the prominent Yangon-based social welfare organization, has tested positive for coronavirus along with two of his colleagues.
Myanmar’s Union Election Commission says it did not properly scrutinize U Kyaw Myint when he set up his now-disbanded United Democratic Party.
Fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military is driving thousands of civilians from their homes across Rakhine State.
Police in Sittwe have opened a sedition case against four students who protested the actions of the government and military in Rakhine State.
The Chinese tech giant is helping several major companies in Myanmar through their transition into the digital era amid fears over cybersecurity.
Hpakant and Mohnyin townships in Kachin State face coronavirus restrictions as case numbers rise.
The military’s Myawady Daily has been told to stop publishing quotes from Senior General Min Aung Hlaing telling his subordinates how to vote on Nov. 8.
Yangon’s authorities say 62 out of 66 residents at a care home have tested coronavirus-positive as the virus continues to grip the city.
Five ethnic-minority parties have criticized the Union Election Commission’s decision to cancel voting in constituencies where they were expecting to win on Nov. 8.
The US and French embassies have called for the release of three NLD candidates abducted in Rakhine; the trio haven’t been heard from since their kidnapping on Oct. 14.
Event organizers from the National League for Democracy and Union Solidarity and Development Party in coronavirus-hit Pathein face prosecution over Saturday’s rallies.
Myanmar is hoping to offset its COVID-19 woes by boosting foreign investment and allowing Yangon’s garment factories to reopen.
From freedom of belief to standing for election, Myanmar Muslims still face obstacles; they said they will support a force that values human rights and democracy.
The authorities say 3,000 extra trees will be far from historic buildings and provide shade and beauty to the tourist hotspot.
The government has invited investors to submit alternative proposals to develop the China-initiated New Yangon City industrial project and related infrastructure.