Police say that a second lieutenant was among the five who have been arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery in Irrawaddy Division.
As a new party representing five Shan ethnic populations in Sagaing Division and Kachin State is formed, DVB interviews the party founders.
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As government-issued temporary documents expire, as many as 900,000 – mostly Rohingya Muslims – have their legal status cast into doubt.
We asked some of the country’s leading political voices what they thought of the NCA and Burma’s prospects for peace.
International observers will be invited to the general election in Burma, while the Election Commission says advance voting can also be monitored.