Ethnic regions should not be a dumping ground for civil servants who abuse their positions, they say.
Development organizations say that the project would improve the students’ educational experience, but that a change of mindset is necessary for Arakanese to accept it.
The NLD says it asked China, Myanmar's largest investor, to take local concerns into account and create local jobs when planning and carrying out projects in the country.
Critics see decision to air film on anniversary of coup as an attempt to legitimize its takeover—and as a warning that it could happen again.
A UN fact-finding mission has given the military a list of recommendations to address the Rohingya crisis. The burning question is how open it is to reform.
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.
Unable to decipher our leaders’ carefully chosen words, many would-be analysts of Myanmar badly misread the political situation here.
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.
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.
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
The military-aligned opposition party said the "national interest" was at the top of its agenda and pledged to prevent any "territorial loss” or "bullying from foreign countries.
Human Rights Commission urges government to consider national interest, ensure journalists’ rights are upheld
Many local groups have expressed disappointment in the verdict, calling on the govt to release the pair in accordance with the Constitution, press freedom and democracy.
Local and foreign activists, lawyers, media experts and embassies react to the jailing on Monday of two Reuters journalists for reporting on military activities in Rakhine State.
Ethnic signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will review the current political landscape and the peace process.