Myo Zaw Oo was arrested and charged under the Myanmar Penal Code for the rape and murder of Ma Shwe Yee Win, 26, a deputy supervisor of the FDA, in January.
Nineteen Chinese citizens arrested at a beauty parlor allegedly operating as a brothel in Yangon face new charges on top of those filed under the Suppression of Prostitution Law.
Police seize at least 18 billion kyats in property from suspects, open cases under Anti-Narcotics Law.
Many inmates who passed the matriculation exam are serving time for minor drugs charges. They hope to continue their studies outside of prison.
Parliament debates whether increasing the punishment will help protect victims.
Bus driver drops charges after grandsons agree to reinstate driver’s license and drop reckless driving charges.
Activists hope video conferencing could boost convictions in trafficking cases.
One suspect now charged with conspiracy to murder, firearms charge dropped; another suspect’s charge changed from conspiracy to abetting.
“The upgraded facilities will allow detainees and their family members to maintain better relationships and reduce the strain of separation,” the ICRC said.
Port officials say only Customs agents have power to clear shipments for export.
Mrauk-U resident says bogus report prompted by argument with girlfriend; faces one year in prison.
Government urged to pressure Facebook-owned encrypted messaging service to monitor for fake news, hate speech.
U Aung Kyi said the Anti-Corruption Commission will not forgive anyone if there is strong evidence of graft.
Married couple who run clearance, trading businesses in Yangon were detained prior to Tuesday’s arrest of Haj Yassin, customs agents say.
Police say Australian national found with more than 790 yaba pills, 300 grams of ‘ice’ at his Yangon home