The amendment to the Penal Code proposes a child rape victim age limit of 12 years old, while activists believe it should include older victims too.
The Yangon chief minister has recommended a former Union Attorney General's Office director to replace U Han Htoo, who was arrested earlier this month for alleged graft.
The Yangon Region High Court will investigate the attorney general and five others suspected of taking bribes to drop a case against the alleged killers of comedian Aung Yell Htwe.
The army officer has asked police in Mandalay to sue the monk over Facebook posts that liken Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing to a cow and claim he may have orchestrated a prison break.
After the unprecedented intervention of President U Win Myint and arrests of six top officials for corruption, the murder case will resume at Yangon Eastern District Court.
Buthidaung Township Lawmaker U Aung Thaung Shwe’s proposal in parliament to form a militia with local villagers to improve security in the area has been rejected.
Police are investigating the deaths as a culpable homicide which could see those behind the alcohol production sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, a fine, or both.
Thursday's charges will be the second batch leveled against the former premier for alleged crimes linked to 1MDB.
A month after the rape, police have yet to take action against the accused, saying the men were never at their respective homes when they went to arrest them.
Police have recaptured three detainees within 24 hours after they escaped from Myoma Police Station in Irrawaddy Region’s Bogale Township early Tuesday.
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.
Of 41 escapees, 27 remain at large after hijacking a truck for their escape from Hpa-an Prison on Sunday.
At an event held to mark Anti-Human Trafficking Day, police say Chinese traffickers are now avoiding arrest by legally marrying the Myanmar women they intend to sell in China.
A group of Indian Catholic nuns are staging a rare street protest in the southern state of Kerala demanding justice after an alleged sexual assault of a nun by a bishop.