The government must reform the way gems are mined and revenue is reported, or locals in Hpakant will continue to suffer from the ‘curse’ of their area’s jade wealth.
The former ruling USDP says it is confident of winning a majority in Parliament and winning the presidency, but political analysts are less upbeat over the party’s chances at the
The NLD performed poorly in Rakhine State in 2015 and is set to suffer again in November as it struggles to find candidates for the conflict-ridden north of the state.
Military tensions with the Restoration Council of Shan State in Kyaukme this weekend saw the army allegedly shoot three civilians as hundreds of villagers fled their homes.
Among the five promoted generals are the chiefs of the Yangon and Southwestern commands.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and dozens of military personnel have tested negative for COVID-19 after visiting Russia, where the military chief attended Victory Day events.
Rivers and roads are blocked by months of fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military, forcing hundreds of villagers to seek shelter in a monastery.
After withdrawing from Myanmar’s most popular social media platform in 2018, the generals have set up two accounts to get their statements back on Facebook.
A Tatmadaw delegation offered supplies and promises of help at a meeting with the KIA’s COVID-19 response team, but no actual plans were discussed, the armed group said.
To counter major drug dealer claims, the UWSA has handed an alleged smuggler and 3.5 million methamphetamine pills to Myanmar’s authorities.
David Scott Mathieson reviews Andrew Selth’s 2019 book ‘Secrets and Power in Myanmar: Intelligence and the Fall of General Khin Nyunt’.
A Rohingya boy and girl died and a girl was injured when a landmine exploded as they were collecting firewood and fruit in an abandoned village in Buthidaung Township.
The Myanmar military will take legal action against a group of its soldiers shown beating five detained Rakhine civilians in a video that went viral online, a spokesman said.
Five military officers training in Russia have now tested positive with coronavirus as the virus spreads rapidly in the country.
The Myanmar government says it will ship food to a Chin State town after a World Food Programme aid convoy was attacked by the Arakan Army while trying to reach the area.