BBC Burmese’s livestream video of a press conference held at the President’s Office on Monday saw humorous video effects applied to spokesperson U Zaw Htay’s face.
During meetings with Ambassador Hong Liang, Kachin leaders felt he pressured them on westerns relations and Belt and Road Initiative projects.
Tuesday’s storm caused havoc on the fishing island of Kalegauk where trees and electricity poles were knocked and more than 300 houses were damaged or collapsed.
A headline on recent AA attacks referring to ‘Rakine Buddhist Rebels’ was taken down, but observers say it highlights the dangers of irresponsible conflict coverage
How has the Arakan Army (AA), currently testing the mettle of the Tatmadaw in northern Rakhine, grown in size, power and popularity in a short few years?
New Mon State Party, other participating groups say local gov’t is neglecting drug crisis in Mon State
National Defense and Security Council members, including State Counselor and Army chief, join key officials to draw up long- and short-term plans
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
Four locations simultaneously raided by at least 100 AA fighters; group says it captured 14 gov’t personnel.
Armed group repeats its hope that informal talks can get stalled peace process back on track
The Ministry of Planning and Finance will grant licenses for up to three fully foreign-owned life insurers and allow a number of local-foreign partnerships.
Amid ongoing conflict between the AA and Tatmadaw troops in Rakhine State, a convoy in which the state’s chief minister was traveling was attacked with remotely detonated mines.
After decades under military control, the GAD is set to be transferred to the civilian-controlled Ministry of the Office of the Union Government—but what role does it play?
Amid deadly clashes in northern Rakhine, the Northern Alliance says it cannot adhere to ceasefire conditions unless a nationwide ceasefire is declared.
A spokesman for the military-backed opposition party said plans to place the GAD under the control of the civilian government could jeopardize its operation.