Activists say they will use the next round of ASEAN meetings to highlight the government’s failure to release all political prisoners, as new figures show more than 200 people are in jail or on trial for political activities.
Rakhine politicians say more than 10,000 people are in favour of a proposal to rename Kandaw Mingalar Park in honour of the famed opponent of British colonial rule.
Gloomy weather and poor visibility were preventing helicopters from joining the search for two Myanmar climbers missing in northern Myanmar last week, as China sent a nine-member rescue team to the area.
The Union Election Commission may have broken the law when it cancelled this year’s by-elections, according to a prominent legal expert.
AID group Médecins Sans Frontières-Holland has signed a new memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Health, a step the group says it hopes will speed up its efforts to begin working again in Rakhine State.