Burma’s most senior military official instructed fellow officers on Tuesday to keep army interests in mind when casting their ballots next month.
People smugglers are exploring new routes to Malaysia after a Thai crackdown on trafficking, with few migrant boat departures from Burma in some six months.
When Burma goes to the polls on 8 November, more than 10 percent of 33.5 million people officially eligible to vote won’t be able to.
Families living on a roadside in Sagaing Division’s Kalewa Township after their riverbank houses were condemned say authorities have failed to provide them with alternative housing.
The Burmese army and the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) have sustained causalities amid two weeks of fighting in Burma’s northeast, according to both sides.
The United States said on Tuesday that the use of religion in politics violated Burma’s constitution, calling on the government to de-escalate religious tensions running high ahead of next month’s…