Angry farmers whose land was confiscated are urging voters to withhold support from candidates in the election later this year who failed to speak out on the issue.
A freelance photojournalist arrested last week for posting a satirical message on social media has regained his freedom – but not control of his Facebook account.
Health officials are awaiting the result of tests ordered in the case of two Monywa farmers who may be infected with bird flu.
Student protesters and police were locked in a tense standoff last night at a monastery in Bago Region’s Letpadan township.
The government hopes to dole out more than 640,000 “certificates of identity” in a new attempt to legalise undocumented Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand, according to officials.
The last upheaval that changed the balance of power in the small, rugged area of northeastern Shan State on the border with China was dubbed the “Kokang Incident”.