The Arakan Army, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, and Ta’ang National Liberation Army will attend as ‘special guests.’
Local people are incensed at the behavior of village officials, saying they have sold off land and refuse to account for money missing from village coffers.
Officials and state-run media refuse to verify a recent report detailing the decimation of the CIA's China networks in The New York Times, but don't deny it either.
A last-minute order by the country’s electoral body has seen parties scale back rallies.
They demand an apology from the ethnic militia and a pledge to help the families of those the soldiers killed.
They demand that officials help fishermen whose livelihoods are jeopardized by a fishing ban in the waters off the port town of Kyaukphyu.
Linked to an overseas opposition group, Tran Vu Anh Binh was jailed for six years, with a year spent in pretrial detention counted toward his sentence.
Lawyers and relatives of several prisoners of conscience are continuing to report beatings and mistreatment of clients and loved ones.
The country’s National Election Committee places restrictions on public rallies in the run-up to local elections on June 4.