Settlers have returned to the Irrawaddy River-bank after local authorities evicted over 400 families before King Harald and Queen Sonya of Norway sailed the Mandalay stretch of the river.
Thousands of refugees at camps in northern Kachin State are facing food shortages since the state government blocked aid deliveries at the end of October.
The Rangoon Division government has taken action against 43 illegal massage parlours so far this year, according to the regional Border and Security Affairs Minister Col. Tin Win.
A group of 20 Muslims on trial for undermining state security in Taunggyi are being constantly threatened and harassed by Buddhist monks and local Swan Arr Shin members, says their…
Some 5,000 members of the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP), including 12 MPs, have defected to the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) since the beginning of this year.