Water transit has been shut down in parts of Irrawaddy Region due to strong winds and heavy rains, halting flows of people and commodities.
Security at international and domestic airports boosted based on intelligence that terrorists may seek to enter the country.
At opening of Myawaddy-Mae Sot bridge, State Counselor hails close ties and vows to continue working to boost connectivity with Thailand
A Japanese pilot, who was arrested at Heathrow airport as he prepared to fly an aircraft while more than nine times over the aviation alcohol limit, was jailed for 10 months.
Investigators said the airspeed indicator of a plane that crashed was damaged for its last four flights. US authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks.
A Lion Air pilot made a radio alert minutes after takeoff due to technical problems, but they were overcome. The same jet crashed on another flight hours later, killing 189 people.
Wreckage has been found near where the plane lost contact with air traffic officials on the ground, said the head of the search and rescue agency.
A law enforcement crackdown on reckless driving has yielded marginal results on the Yangon-Mandalay Expressway.