Aid groups are assisting residents of three villages taking shelter in Kyaukme, Mongngaw
Tatmadaw refuses to allow Taungyi to be used as venue for talks; impasse could create dilemma for UPC.
On Independence Day, President Htin Kyaw vowed to create a Constitution that upholds democratic standards.
After nearly a decade in Naypyitaw, the fair aims to draw hundreds of local and international gem and jewelry merchants back to the country’s commercial capital.
“Our country is poor,” U Aye Zan said. “If we don’t go to tea shops and only eat a dish of curry in our homes, won’t the food prices decline?”
U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San and other suspects detained for illegal possession of firearms make their first court appearance in a Naypyitaw district court.
Party acknowledges missteps, begins structural reform amid heightened political competition
On the 70th anniversary of Independence Day, prominent members of society reflect on independent Myanmar’s achievements and the challenges it continues to face
The ICG warns that the crisis has reached a “dangerous new phase,” threatening Myanmar, Bangladesh and the region.
There were 555 accidents in which 116 people were killed and 863 were injured on the Yangon-Mandalay Highway in 2017, according to traffic police force.
The President’s Office denied rumors that the state counselor had been paralyzed and said it was investigating the source of the claims.
During his tenure, the minister helped small-scale fishermen win tenders for fishery ponds that had been monopolized by wealthy businesspeople for years.
Critics say law lacks vision and public input, and creates opportunities for conflict of interest
Police in Kayah state say the protesters broke the law by failing to inform local authorities of their plans in advance.
Gen N’Ban La assumes chairmanship to consolidate control over all three main organs of Kachin Independence Organization.