The state counselor said the NLD adviser and the taxi driver shot dead trying to catch his killer were "role models" in Myanmar's struggle for truth and justice.
National unity could be damaged if China-backed project proceeds, U Soe Thein says
Tense scenes inside Parliament as military lawmakers challenge Speaker over legality of move
The ruling party and its main opponent in the March 31 poll will contest all six open seats on the Yangon City Development Committee's executive board and 32 of 33 townships.
With a verdict due soon for the prominent lawyer's accused assassins, The Irrawaddy reviews the most controversial moments of Myanmar's most high-profile case in recent history.
Rumors and questions around the death of U Ko Ni continue to run rampant as the authorities fail to bring his killers to justice.
In Rankhu, a remote spot three hours’ drive from Loikaw, it’s almost possible to believe there’s ‘nothing to kill or die for’
Daw Lei Lei Maw says she would welcome an official probe into nepotism allegations.
The local election commission said it no longer believed that the use of party logos during the campaign period posed a risk to a free and fair poll.
The comments come amid rising concern over China’s attempts to restart the Myitsone hydropower project which was suspended in 2011 amid public outcry.
In his first meeting with reporters since the scandal broke, U San Min Aung said he pocketed none of the money earmarked for vehicle purchases and actually spent some of his own.
Candidates may use pictures of themselves in campaign material ahead of March vote, YCDC says
The Irrawaddy Region parliament will soon decide on whether to accept the resignation of U San Min Aung following his expulsion from the NLD on accusations of embezzlement.
Following an investigation into his dealings in sugar supplies, the President’s Office dismissed U Yan Naing Tun from his position as director-general of the Trade Department.
The NLD’s central executive committee has also referred U San Min Aung to the Anti-Corruption Committee over suspicions surrounding his purchase of five vehicles.