The National League for Democracy has been forced to expel more than 8000 members who hold associate or temporary citizenship, but says it will help them get full citizenship if they are eligible so they can rejoin the party.
With the UEC casting doubt on a referendum and six-way talks on hold, the window for change is narrowing.
The Kachin Baptist Convention has asked the governments of the United Kingdom and the United States to participate in the investigation of the rape and murder of two female volunteer teachers last January.
Illegally imported satellite dishes will be banned because they provide access to pornography, gambling and religious extremism, Minister for Information U Ye Htut has told parliament.
The ferry tragedy off the coast of Rakhine State has prompted the state government to replace the old ferries of the Aung Takon line with new vessels, chief minister U Maung Maung Ohn told The Myanmar Times on March 17.
As teams of volunteers recovered the remains of those lost in the Aung Takon 3 ferry disaster of March 13, further details have begun to emerge of the events immediately surrounding the tragedy, including eyewitness accounts.