A small community of indigenous Chin people are bearing the brunt of war, reports an NGO, as fighting breaks out in the state’s south.
The Rangoon Division parliament has passed a resolution urging the continuation of the controversial ‘New Yangon Project’.
The Global Climate Risk Index 2015 lists Honduras as the country suffering most from the effects of extreme weather events in the 20-year period.
Forty-eight families were left homeless and several people injured after violence broke out following an attempt to evict residents in Simphontaung.
It’s the final of the SEA Games football tournament tonight in Singapore, where the Burmese team meets defending champions Thailand for the gold medal.
Aung San Suu Kyi returned to Burma on Sunday and was greeted by crowds of supporters at Yangon International Airport.