At its Executive Committee Meeting on Sunday, the NLD suspended U Myo Yan Naung Thein from office, but refused to explain what exactly the official had done wrong.
Dr. Min Ye Paing Hein, 41, brings some youth to the NLD’s ‘gray cabinet’ as deputy industry minister; economic adviser to State Counselor applauds choice as ‘first rate’.
Col. Min Than, a former Lower House military lawmaker, is set to become the new border affairs and security minister in Rakhine State on Friday.
China backed Pakistan’s request for a formal, private discussion, but France proposed a more casual approach. The final decision is up to council president Poland.
"If India chooses to resort again to the use of force, Pakistan will be obliged to respond … with all its capabilities," Pakistani’s foreign minister said.
The ex-general—already ensconced in a significant place in Myanmar politics—has long dreamed of becoming president. At best, he may become parliamentary speaker again.
The Chinese ambassador to Myanmar’s recent visit to Kyaukphyu missed a chance to meet with local stakeholders seeking safeguards for their future livelihoods.
With a majority of lawmakers voting in favor of the report, the committee will now begin drafting an amending bill to Myanmar’s Constitution.
The Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao published a photo of a diplomat in the US consulate’s political section meeting with student leaders of the protest.
Two suspects from a restive southern Thai province were detained Friday. They’re among 15 suspects, not all of them have ties to the south, police say.
In the Naypyitaw Hotel Zone, in Myanmar’s sleepy administrative capital, ‘doing fine’ generally means incurring only small annual losses, hoteliers say.
At an event to mark the 31st anniversary of Myanmar’s mass protests against dictatorship, ex-student leaders say the movement’s democratic goals have yet to be achieved.
U Hla Swe, former Tatmadaw lieutenant-colonel and USDP representative in Myanmar's Upper House, has been charged with sedition.
In Myanmar, where over half of all mothers breastfeed for the recommended first six months, private-sector workers are entitled to just 14 weeks of maternity leave.
Indigenous knowledge may help predict flood risks ahead of time, saving lives in cities across the world as climate change and population growth put more at risk.