The Kachin State government has ruled out providing aid to most people displaced by fighting in Sumprabum township because they have fled to areas close to Kachin Independence Army-held territory.
After a sitting Muslim parliamentarian’s bid to contest the November polls was blocked based on the veracity of his citizenship, the leader of a Buddhist hyper-nationalist group slammed the ruling party for ever letting him into parliament.
Packaging for cigarettes made in Myanmar will soon bear photos and text cautioning against the deleterious health effects of consuming tobacco products, Health Minister U Than Aung said earlier this week.
After a four-day summit, armed ethnic groups have agreed on a two-pronged strategy for securing the elusive nationwide ceasefire agreement.
Judges at Hlaing Tharyar Township Court are often faced with up to 40 criminal cases a day, leaving insufficient time to hear testimony and consider evidence.
The auctioning of fishing licences for Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura township, Mandalay Region, will end at the start of the 2016-2017 fiscal year, with the aim of beautifying the lake and its landmark U Bein Bridge, Mandalay mayor and city development minister U Aung Maung said on August 21.
Politically conservative, unwilling to discuss voting plans and more interested in economic progress than democracy: That’s the picture of Myanmar painted by a major political study featuring in-depth interviews with more than 1500 people across the country.