Rescue teams searching for two missing climbers in northern Myanmar say they have almost given up finding the pair alive and are now simply hoping to be able to recover their bodies so they can be returned to their family.
Two competing groups of political parties plan to draft a proposed framework for political dialogue for peace talks planned for next year.
University teachers have accused the Ministry of Education of transferring them from Yangon to regional universities because of their involvement in union activities.
Speaker U Khin Aung Myint urges the government to speed up development projects in Rakhine State to combat widespread poverty.
A Chinese team that had offered to help find two missing climbers in northern Kachin State has abandoned the search from the Myanmar side after rescue coordinators told them they would prefer to work with a Japanese climbing team in the area.