Seven of those detained are suspected of attending a military training camp in northern Arakan State.
The dwindling cottage industry relies on a handful of people in Ywalut village of Mon State’s Chaungzon Township to keep it alive.
Survey of over 12,000 women finds 20 percent have suffered from physical, sexual or psychological abuse.
The only known photo of a Nov. 2016 meeting between the former junta chief and Saw Mutu Say Poe is revealed on Facebook.
Pavilions will be permitted for the Burmese New Year in mid-April but curbed by 45 regulations and restricted to private spaces.
The SSPP asks the NLD-led govt to let by-elections proceed amid discussions of postponing voting in northern Shan State due to security concerns.
A total of 50 former political prisoners will be given 300,000 kyats per month to work in CSOs and media organizations in Burma.
Observers say Burma’s legal system is a holdover from the previous government upholding old policies, and reform is needed from its foundation.
Critics highlight some of the NLD government’s unpopular policies that could cost the party votes in the April 1 by-elections.
An investigation committee criticizes the township level NVC securitization body for ‘wrongly issuing full citizenship’ to 22 Muslim residents.
After meeting with Mon civil leaders, the New Mon State Party suggests they are moving towards signing nationwide ceasefire agreement.
By-elections highlight regional power imbalances and differences between the NLD and local ethnic parties.
Presidential spokesman Zaw Htay says shutting down account used by Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army was ‘very positive move from China.’
Thieves stab and tie up owner of 50th Street office and make off with cash and jewelry.
Ko Soe Min Min, 36, is in custody in an Irrawaddy Division hospital after using a hammer and sickle to break the statue.