Lawyers from both sides in the high-profile Naypyitaw toddler rape trial are demanding a probe into why vital video evidence has gone missing.
A Mandalay-based monk says he will not be silenced by the military for criticizing a payment to a Buddhist nationalist group.
Malaysia detains two Cambodian opposition activists waiting to board flight for Thailand; one has asylum-seeker status.
Three village chairmen reportedly came to Kyaukme to ask for help to stop the forced recruitment of villagers. They were shot dead ahead of the daytime meeting.
Speaking at the ASEAN-UN Summit, State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi responds to UN chief’s comments on Rohingya return by saying Myanmar open to ‘practical’ solutions.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi presents democracy as a moral value, author Michal Lubina argues in his analysis of the State Counselor’s political thought.
A court case in Tanintharyi Region has opened into trio who advocated constitutional change at a public meeting.
The minimum wage needs to be raised to keep up with the cost of living, the Confederation of Trade Unions in Myanmar says; survey findings to be released this month.
Ahead of the Int'l Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, it’s worth reflecting on the link between the right to information and the right to expression.
A monk in northern Shan State says Myanmar army soldiers detained and tortured him after finding radio equipment and uniforms from an ethnic armed group in his monastery.
Activists in Indonesia are working with village elders to end the practice of kidnapping girls for marriage, which has been falsely justified in the name of tradition.
Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing claims changes to the Constitution will bring peace but ethnic parties say his MPs in Parliament oppose reform.
Bago’s chief minister, U Win Thein, has apologized for telling villagers to propose marriage to female teachers to encourage them not to move away.
A new Amnesty International report based on nearly 100 interviews with civilians alleges the military and ethnic armed groups are committing war crimes in Shan State.
On this day in 1958, power was handed to Gen. Ne Win as the Anti-Fascist People’s Freedom League government fell apart amid internal divides.