Military-appointed and USDP lawmakers renewed their opposition to the Charter Amendment Committee, a means of amending Myanmar’s Constitution created by the NLD.
The list of attendees to the Burma Roundtable Conference on Myanmar’s partition from British India was entirely male, until a mass of women in Yangon demanded otherwise.
“Politics don’t create jobs, only economies create jobs,” the Malaysian ambassador said, despite his government’s past criticism of Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya.
28 people from US, Canada, HK, China, Taiwan flown to Lashio and then to Yangon; concerns mount for northern Shan State’s tourism industry amid ethnic offensive.
Four police also wounded in two explosions; in separate incident, Myanmar military sergeant killed as artillery shell strikes home in Minbya.
Proposals elucidated by the Union government at peace talks in Chiang Mai on Monday offer little that’s new in terms of ideas for moving Myanmar’s peace process forward.
Army repels 200 ethnic troops who attacked Lashio, Kutkai towns on Sunday; Tatmadaw says EAOs are trying to cut off communication, trade routes.
Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction said the Goke Twin Bridge—central to domestic travel and international trade networks—is being replaced by a double-lane Baily bridge.
Signing of framework agreement will kick implementation of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative in Myanmar into high gear.
A teacher, an administrator and others are in military custody in Rakhine State, facing anti-terrorism charges for alleged Arakan Army ties—charges their relatives deny.
Some 80,000 have people returned home as floods recede in parts of Myanmar, but in southern Myanmar’s Mon State—the country’s worst hit area—more shelters are opening.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told International Youth Day observers that, while the government is desperate to improve education in Myanmar, funding is limited.
Bodies are still being found at a deadly landslide in southern Myanmar, where Second Vice President Van Thio ordered testing to identify further potential danger zones.
The ex-general—already ensconced in a significant place in Myanmar politics—has long dreamed of becoming president. At best, he may become parliamentary speaker again.
The Chinese ambassador to Myanmar’s recent visit to Kyaukphyu missed a chance to meet with local stakeholders seeking safeguards for their future livelihoods.