The NLD says L Phaung Sho’s removal was driven by resentful MPs who were dropped from the November election slate.
Rohingya are not blocked from voting because of their race or religion, but because they're not citizens, Myanmar's election commission chairman says.
Yang Jiechi is seen as bolstering ties, pursuing goals with ASEAN, and reconfirming Belt and Road commitments.
Amid an ethnic war, some local Rakhine people see a propaganda campaign to scare them.
Phoe San says he was unaware that his army major son had joined the Arakan Army.
Officials cut access nearly a year ago after about 200,000 marked anniversary of Myanmar exodus.
Community leaders back the testimonies of other civilians who were detained by the soldiers along with the trio.
The displaced civilians are in a camp controlled by the Kachin Independence Army, which is at war with the national army.
A 20-month armed conflict has forced some 200,000 civilians to shelter in cramped camps.
Citizenship denial, travel curbs cloud medical school dreams of Muhammad Ayaz.
Local political and religious figures call for transparency in the military’s handling of the case.
'We want to go back to our country, but we will go back with our rights as citizens,' one refugee camp leader says.
A military spokesman says government soldiers were not involved.
Thousands of boys and girls sheltering at camps in Bangladesh remain traumatized by the horrors they witnessed, experts say.
But stakeholders have a long way to go to build a federal democratic union, analysts say.
The UNHCR calls on Myanmar to create conditions conducive to the return of Rohingya refugees driven from the country by the military.
Ethnic groups say lack of equality and human rights fuel conflicts that go back to 1948.
Myanmar's military is arresting more civilians as fighting continues in the region.
The rules promote unfair and nontransparent practices, the vice chairman of the People’s Party says.
News about the 11 men, and their salaries, have run out since their capture over the past several months.
The candidates are disqualified over questions about their parents' citizenship.
Kachin Independence Army spokesman Col. Naw Bu says the KIA will not not interfere with voting in government-controlled areas.
‘People have asked me if my candidacy was rejected because I am a Muslim or a Rohingya,’ says Abdul Rasheed.
Hla Thein, chairman of the Union Election Commission, discusses balloting issues in Rakhine state.
The seven-member group cites coronavirus restrictions, snub of allied Arakan Army.
Military commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing says the military is ‘frustrated with the results of the peace process.’
Yone Lay apologizes for music video showing Aung San Suu Kyi assassination attempt; Duy Manh fined for remarks about territorial dispute.
With local IDP camps full, many have taken refuge in coastal Sittwe in recent weeks.
Experts urge every family to check lists, while leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells officials to ‘focus on fixing’ the problem.
Ethnic armies will continue to demand money as long as there’s no peace in Myanmar, a Kachin government minister says.