Local and international travelers can start applying for visas to cross the border online later this month.
The projects, which encompass a seaport, three-part highway, high-speed railway and New Yangon City, have the potential to give China a stranglehold of debt over Myanmar.
The events of Sept. 18, 1988, and their bloody aftermath established a military presence in Myanmar’s political life that, three decades later, shows no signs of going away.
Accused rapist still on the run; incident follows Sunday’s serious jailbreak in Karen State.
A court in Shan State sentenced the pair the death for the rape and murder of a 10th grade student last year in Kengtung Township.
Facing shortages, the government plans to open private medical and nursing universities to address the need.
Pattern of violations committed by Tatmadaw in Rakhine has been directed at other groups for many years, group says
Some 10,000 locals walking down the main road of Namhkam Township demanding the release of Nang Mo Hom, who was abducted by the TNLA last month.
A USDP spokesperson has said recent political difficulties may lead to another military coup, and the NLD must act to avert it.
According to a recent survey, residents would be willing to pay more for better services from the Yangon City Development Committee.
Lawmakers discussed in favor signing the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, saying it would boost the country’s image.
Of 41 escapees, 27 remain at large after hijacking a truck for their escape from Hpa-an Prison on Sunday.
Myanmar youth called for the release of two jailed journalists, warning that the seven-year prison terms handed to the pair this month threaten the public's right to information.
At $16.1 billion, the budget is a little less than requested by ministries and agencies but still 20 percent higher than what was approved for the previous full fiscal year.