Military-backed telecoms firm Mytel says it is trying to permanently install transmitter cells at the Yangon religious site.
‘All Myanmar People’s United Front To Fight All Forms of Repression’ accuses NLD of neglecting citizens in favor of Rohingya in papers found in Maha Aung Myay Township.
The Young Men’s Buddhist Association has conferred the title ‘Mingala Dhamma Jotikadaja’ on Myanmar’s military chief, citing his efforts to promote Buddhism and peace.
Is Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing’s display of religious tolerance pre-election maneuvering, or should the military’s calls for national unity be cause for optimism?
Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing donates cash, provisions to Muslim, Christian communities in Mandalay, as well as to two Buddhist monasteries.
A Mandalay-based monk is facing a military lawsuit for criticizing Buddhist nationalists for taking an army donation.
“We need political cohesion, social cohesion and religious cohesion today. [The Tatmadaw] has done what is necessary for that,” a military spokesman said.
U San Aung says former USDP lawmaker U Hla Swe’s speech during anti-sanctions rally violated Article 295(a), which outlaws attacks on religious beliefs.
Photo of painting showing Buddha in a gas mask prompted a backlash online after embassy posted it on Facebook.
Social media firestorm erupts after Sitagu Sayadaw says World Heritage listing puts Myanmar’s cultural heritage in the hands of UN’s ‘Islamic backers’
Senior clerical council will pass judgment on ultranationalist U Wirathu after his sedition trial ends, Yangon religious affairs official says.
The military’s nearly $20,000 donation to Ma Ba Tha stands in direct opposition to decisions made by the state Sangha committee, the ministry said.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the legality of the appeal by the Buddha Dhamma Prahita Foundation, formerly known as Ma Ba Tha, for citizens to reject the government, and the significance
Successor organization to Ma Ba Tha accuses govt of failing the ‘country, race and religion’; ruling party spokesman says voters won’t be swayed by religious extremism.
Offering comes amid a vocal campaign by the group, which includes denouncing the govt over sedition case against firebrand fugitive monk U Wirathu.