They say the Panglong Conference offers the only way to attain peace in the country.
The men were rescued from an Indonesian fishing vessel earlier this month.
The military has filed a lawsuit against the farmers for continuing to plant on disputed acreage.
Current arrest measures aren’t enough, because gang members who sell heroin and yaba tablets eventually reappear on the streets, one lawmaker says.
The United Nationalities Alliance is working on the details of a united platform among its members.
Following a rare admission that the army killed five villagers in Shan state, Amnesty International urges national leaders to ensure victims of military abuses receive justice.
The rights group says emissions from the factory are endangering the health of village residents.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends a ceremony in Yangon honoring Aung San Suu Kyi’s father, General Aung San.
The nonsignatories of a nationwide cease-fire agreement say a political framework is necessary for the conference to be a success.
They are collecting signatures from people in the country’s main jade-producing areas to halt extractions and stop illegal exports.
Legislators are calling on the central government to prevent further tensions between rebel groups and the national army.
Ultranationalist Ma Ba Tha frequently lashes out against the country’s Muslim minority.
The men range in age from 13 to 34 and are from southern Myanmar’s Mon and Tanintharyi region and from western Rakhine state.
About 350 residents from Hsipaw township are seeking shelter in Yadana Shwegu monastery.
Ma Ba Tha threatens to stage a protest if Yangon’s chief minister does not apologize for publicly saying that the group is ‘not necessary.’
They want the country’s military to return more than 4,000 acres of land it took from them a quarter-century ago.
The parents of two young men shot dead by government soldiers have filed a missing persons case with local authorities.