Adding to their dismay, civilians fleeing the fighting between the army and the AA say they have nowhere to go after being evicted by the military.
Dhaka police have arrested two human traffickers and freed 13 Rohingya women they say were to be sold into sex work in Malaysia after being lured from Cox’s Bazar camps.
The Ministry of Education says it will extend classes for basic education schools through the end of March, rebuffing objections from teachers and teachers-in-training.
The Ta’ang National Liberation Army told enraged residents it will take action against a member of the ethnic armed group who killed his ex-girlfriend, a local teacher.
Myanmar Geosciences Society says it plans to nominate Mandalay’s Mt. Popa as a Unesco Global Park after it is designated as a national-level geopark in June.
Myanmar has sent UNESCO the final draft of its proposal for the ancient Rakhine city of Mrauk-U to be listed as a World Heritage Site; a decision is expected in 2021.
Sixty Myanmar students are unable to leave Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, after China said it would be ‘very difficult’ to evacuate foreigners.
Game meat markets and casinos closed while authorities and ethnic armed groups on the Chinese border increase screening as the flu death toll hits 81.
The bills are backed by more than half of all lawmakers, except military MPs and their allies. The men in uniform complain the drafts don't represent their views.
The Sittwe Township Court has ruled that 13 civilians detained since last February were ‘wrongfully charged’ after the military alleged they had ties to the Arakan Army.
The National League for Democracy has revoked the party membership of a Yangon lawmaker who has been critical of the regional government’s policies and performance.
The Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military blame each other for an artillery shell that killed two young women when it landed in a village in northern Rakhine.
Authorities nearly caught a group of poachers red-handed in an Ayeyarwady forest reserve Friday when they found a dead wild elephant skinned with its trunk cut off.
Former Union president and current USDP chairman U Thein Sein will campaign for the opposition party ahead of this year’s election, a party spokesman said.
The Myanmar Embassy in Beijing plans to evacuate 60 students from the Wuhan area by bus and plane as the coronavirus death toll rises to 80.