Mandalay Region's Meikhtila Township has issued a sweeping warning against the use of unauthorized buildings for religious purposes, calling the move a community safety precaution.
Sri Lankan police investigate whether 10 suspected ringleaders of a wave of attacks on Muslims by Sinhalese Buddhists had outside funding or foreign help.
Ultra-nationalist monk Wirathu says his anti-Muslim rhetoric has nothing to do with violence in Rakhine, as he emerges from one-year preaching ban.
The one-year ban on U Wirathu, who was ordered to stop sermonizing last year because of his hate speech, ends Saturday.
The country has been rocked by communal clashes in its central highlands since Sunday following attacks on Muslims by nationalist Sinhalese crowds.
Matthew J Walton looks at Ma Ba Tha’s persistence in the light of criticisms of Myanmar’s monastic authorities.
Indonesia has blocked microblogging site Tumblr after complaints about pornographic content on hundreds of accounts.
Tension has been growing between the two communities in Sri Lanka over the past year, with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam.
Lack of unified view on nationalist monks ties government’s hands, says religious affairs minister
Immoral, fake monks threatening the very future of Buddhism, minster tells Ma Ha Na
Stereotyping the views of the country’s Buddhist community only weakens progressive efforts at reform and strengthens the nationalists’ cause.
Sixteen people were found responsible for the brutal killing of Rohingya Muslim residents of Rakhine State’s Inn Din village.
Faithful believe Our Lady of Lourdes statue offers healing, wards off illness
Contributor Bertil Lintner knew intimately the ruling National League for Democracy’s top legal advisor and his plan to enact a more democratic constitution.
From presidential eligibility to the civil service and citizenship laws, U Ko Ni expressed a wide range of views on charter reform before he was gunned down.