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The Myanmar Red Cross Society is calling for more help to deal with the aftermath of flooding across the country, as the number of those affected rises to 420,000.
A new report penned by a consortium of rights groups details a forgotten episode in recent history when Mon refugees were caught between Thai and Burmese government interests.
A senior US official says he’s “encouraged” by the efforts of Burma’s new government to resolve religious tensions in Arakan State, but others are less impressed.
A knife-wielding drunk man is hospitalised after being shot twice by police in Rangoon’s South Dagon Township.
A high-ranking officer accused of giving orders to kill five villagers in Shan State has denied the charge, saying that he only told his subordinates to “clear them out”.