A recently introduced electronic visa on arrival for visitors to India will have only a limited impact for Myanmar travellers until the service is made available at Gaya airport, the gateway to the Bodhgaya pilgrimage site, tour operators say.
A local employment agency is still sending Myanmar women to Hong Kong as domestic workers despite a government ban, labour activists say. Labour Rights Clinic says it has reported the case to the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
The United Nations says it had been unable to reach thousands of displaced people in rebel-held areas of Myanmar's war-torn northern Kachin state for two months as soaring tensions after recent clashes raise international alarm.
Families evicted by municipal authorities in Mandalay for the visit of Norwegian royals could soon be offered cheap apartments in an apparent effort by Mandalay City Development Committee to make amends for the public relations disaster.
In an open letter to President U Thein Sein, the widow of the journalist shot by the army has denounced the report of the official investigation into his death.
A prominent photographer recounts his dangerous mission to document student efforts to honour the former UN secretary-general in 1974.