Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, among the Reuters team that won a Pulitzer this week for its coverage of the Rohingya crisis, are serving lengthy prison terms for exposing state secrets.
Presidential pardon for prisoners in New Year period is customary; families of detainees and political activists are hoping for good news.
Rights activist and director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi had requested bail, as he suffers from liver cancer.
On this day in 1948, Gen. Aung San and eight colleagues assassinated with him were laid to rest at the site that would later become the Martyrs’ Mausoleum in Yangon.
Armed group says it attacked police regiment because Tatmadaw is using it to shell mountains near the town; captain among those killed.
When I do it just fuels wild rumors, the former House Speaker says
The Anti-Fascist People’s Freedom League, led by General Aung San, won a landslide victory with 95.3 percent of the vote in a poll held under the Aung San-Atlee Agreement.
Authorities in Rakhine State did not tell the families of the move
The Arakan Army says the eight men it recently abducted in southern Chin State were posing as company employees to gather intelligence on the armed group's activities.
On April 4, 1954, three politicians were tried for attempting to convince military chief General Ne Win to topple the U Nu government.
U Than Daing detained in Naypyitaw after anti-graft agency finds he demanded bribes from private sector
NSCN-K denies violating ceasefire agreement; five leaders were detained in March 9 raid on liaison office in Sagaing Region
Lawmakers and residents of northern Rakhine State expressed dismay at the military's claim that AA fighters were operating out of uniform, calling it an excuse to target civilians.
Seventy-four years ago today, people from all walks of life rose up against Japanese overlords who had failed to keep their promise to grant Myanmar full independence.
Did the rare gathering of many members of the former gov’t in full regalia at a military ceremony have anything to do with current politics?