NLD lawmakers and others have opened scores of legal cases under Article 66 (d) since the law was changed after a public outcry in 2017.
Nang Htwe Hmone is one of only seven women among the 69 candidates in Saturday's poll, but she feels confident about becoming Mandalay's next Shan ethnic affairs minister.
US federal agents are racing to find who sent 10 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump as leads point to Florida as the origin of the packages.
Cambodia failed to allay criticisms of authoritarianism and rights abuses that threaten the country's duty-free trading access to the European Union.
Portraits of party chairman and local candidate for Nov. 3 by-election defaced in Myingyan Township
Japanese have long been conditioned to prepare for earthquakes, but powerful typhoons and sudden, heavy rains have brought to the forefront another kind of disaster: flooding.
Despite the president’s call for officials to value their work, independent media face a bleak outlook as they confront heavily subsidized state counterparts and hostility toward
Bidhayak Das looks at whether the current framework agreement will hold through the finalization of a Naga peace deal.
The TNLA last month took a Shan civilian away at gunpoint and put her on trial for obstructing troops. The govt and civil society groups call for her immediate release.
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.
Vaguely worded, century-old law criminalizes news gathering and leaves journalists open to official abuse, say media, legal and rights activists.
Rights activists say the govt tightened its restrictions following a recent protest.
How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
Tatmadaw’s refusal to consider public recommendations means the road to a fair and representative union will be a long one.
“All in all, it is incumbent on ASEAN to reach out to the United States, Japan, India, and Australia,” writes Kavi Chongkittavorn regarding US Indo-Pacific strategy.