1,700-km-long project will connect China’s Yunnan Province to Mandalay, Yangon and Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone.
Anti-Corruption Commission says officials, including judge, took over 70 million kyats from father of suspect to drop investigation.
Kachin State locals and officials say China's State Power Investment Corporation is urging them to back the dam, which the government suspended under public pressure in 2011.
Citing a lack of progress in democracy, federalism and rights for ethnic minorities, leaders of Myanmar’s ethnic armed groups said they cannot promise they won’t leave the Unio
The Home Affairs Ministry admitted that it is weak in controlling the smuggling of illicit drug precursors into the country, said deputy minister Maj-Gen Aung Thu.
Groups of CSOs and community elders had planned to hold a meeting on Thursday to discuss how to tackle the increasing rate of violent crime in Mandalay.
Myanmar Army soldiers reportedly raided a house in Hpakant and detained three men they claimed were extorting money for the AA. Witnesses say the men are Arakanese prospectors.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said two jailed Reuters journalists could appeal their seven-year sentence, and that their jailing had nothing to do with freedom of expression.
Despite the president’s call for officials to value their work, independent media face a bleak outlook as they confront heavily subsidized state counterparts and hostility toward
The teams have started the first round of assessments identifying potential quick-impact projects that would rebuild trust and social cohesion among communities in Rakhine.
The Rakhine issue has not affected foreign investors’ interest in Myanmar, despite a drop in FDI this fiscal year, said the secretary of the Myanmar Investment Commission.
Eleven US senators urged Trump's administration to "use all tools at your disposal," to ensure "the immediate, unconditional" release of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar.
Military and govt officials have waged a "political campaign" to quash independent journalism, prosecuting many through the use of vague and overly broad laws, UN says.
Documentary on a mother’s plight in Bagan, short film on Mrauk Oo protest among prizewinners
The TNLA last month took a Shan civilian away at gunpoint and put her on trial for obstructing troops. The govt and civil society groups call for her immediate release.