Despite announcing a unilateral ceasefire and extending it twice, the Myanmar military continues to attack TNLA and MNDAA outposts in northern Shan State, the groups say.
U Phyo Ko Ko Tint Sint says he never lived in the Yangon house where police seized some of the drugs he is accused of possessing.
Some have linked Hong Kong's shadowy network of triad criminal gangs to political intimidation and violence in recent years, sometimes against Beijing critics.
Demand for cheap labor in Malaysia is driving a rise in regional human trafficking, with the majority of victims coming from Myanmar, Thai government data shows.
Exactly 72 years ago today, the mother of Gen. Aung San and Trade Minister U Ba Win—both assassinated four days prior—delivered a radio message to the country.
Tatmadaw has yet to comment on ethnic group’s claim; AA says it struck naval vessels on a river in Myebon Township.
The Irrawaddy has found that the Anti-Corruption Commission secretly seized the minutes of intra-ministry meetings going back three years.
The proposal marks a more than $70-million increase in military spending over last year, to $2.22 billion total.
Women arrested in Panghsang after allegedly luring the victim, a woman from Pegu Region, into sex work after promising her a job in China.
Rakhine State lawmaker U Tun Tha Sein said locals will not be able to trust a court of inquiry containing only military officials.
More than 300 Shan IDPs that fled civil wars at home in 2002 have little hope that Aung San Suu Kyi’s government can bring peace or repatriation.
Talks come 10 days after Bangladeshi PM slammed Bradley Sherman’s ‘reprehensible’ plan to recognize western state as part of Bangladesh.
U San Kyaw Hla says the state legislature is doing what it can to end rights abuses and inequality; he calls for peace through dialogue and an end to the internet shutdown.
Today is Martyr’s Day, the day that, 72 years ago, Myanmar independence hero General Aun San was gunned down. The mastermind behind his death remains unnamed.
Country’s 4th-largest telecom operator has already been warned twice this year for regulatory violations.