Local residents in Mandalay Division’s Myittha Township are staging a plough protest to demand the return of farmland.
The government’s recent warning that politically active students may be subject to expulsion could be linked to a campaign supporting constitutional reform, legal experts and activists said.
Burmese migrant workers in Thailand fear that a crackdown is imminent as 70 Burmese nationals were arrested in Mae Sot on Monday.
A parliamentary committee voted last week not to endorse any amendments to Article 59(f).
A truckload of methamphetamine tablets, commonly known by the Thai word ya-ba, was seized near the Shan State border town of Tachilek on Friday.
Hit with a US$21 million fine from the US government for violating trade sanctions, Dutch company Fokker Services was working with four airlines in Burma — one of which is…