Travelers stranded as trucks overloaded with rare earth mineral ore send bridge tumbling into a river.
Housing complex on Bhashan Char awaits opening ceremony to be led by PM Sheikh Hasina.
Traffickers prey on vulnerable women from Kachin and other conflict-torn states bordering China.
Thousands march through the streets of Myitkyina calling for the release of Lum Zawng, Nang Pu, and Zau Jat.
Win Myint says the country is trying to create awareness of human rights during its transition to democracy.
Government spokesman says program to repatriate Rohingya from Bangladesh still on track.
Three youth activists joined a demonstration in April demanding help for thousands of people trapped in Kachin state war zone.
Fresh fighting between the Arakan Army and national military displaces an estimated 2,000 villagers.
Pe Myint’s comments draw rebuke from media advocates.
They maintain that the article on government spending was factually correct.
It says compelling evidence indicates that authorities have intentionally sought to destroy the Muslim minority group.
The 20 young males aboard the wooden boat had sailed from Myanmar, Indonesian officials say.
Groups battling each other over territorial access are creating an obstacle to peace.
The latest group were picked up after they ran out of fuel, food, and water.
Man suspected of human trafficking arrested, official says, as authorities monitor sea routes.
The nearly 100 Muslims had sought the help of traffickers to flee to Malaysia, seeking a better life.
More than 100 people are detained for not renewing their weekly work permits.