Regime forces occupy Let Yet Kone village, where they massacred 13 people at a school last year.
Min Hein Khant had been experiencing heart problems since his 2021 arrest but was denied adequate medical care in prison.
Troops based at Letpadaung in Sagaing have embarked on a campaign of massacres, rape and arson that has left thousands of residents fearing for their survival.
Bangladesh’s new ambassador in Yangon, Dr Monwar Hossain, has held numerous meetings to boost ties with the regime.
General is the ninth junta minister to visit key arms supplier this month in flurry of high-profile visits.
Junta forces sustained casualties as the KIA and a PDF group attacked the office and a police station in Kachin State’s Hpakant, local media reported.
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin was on hand to greet travelers from Shanghai as Thailand pulls out all the stops to get its all-important tourism sector back on track.
Ye-U and Taze township residents are reporting heavy regime deployments after resistance attacks on junta outposts in Taze town.
New rice-price controls target sales from farmers, not traders, in bid to stabilize soaring market prices.
Nyunt Aung, who was also fired for graft under the previous military regime, becomes the latest victim of a corruption investigation triggered by soaring inflation.