Swe Win, editor-in-chief of Myanmar Now, will stand trial in August on charges of defaming an ultranationalist Buddhist monk.
A health ministry officials urges people to heed government health awareness campaigns to prevent the spread of swine flu.
Captain Thet Naing Oo from the Myanmar army submits evidence against the trio accused of violating the Unlawful Association Act.
The five-day closure is meant to prevent children in the southeastern city from contracting the H5N1 virus.
Almost 18,000 foreigners were screened for immigration papers since July 1, Malaysian authorities say.
The latest outbreak of the H5N1 virus comes as seasonal ‘swine flu’ kills three people in other parts of the country.
Sittwe district police are still questioning others in the assault that left one Muslim dead and six others injured.
The members of parliament say a report by Yanghee Lee following her recent visit to Myanmar includes erroneous information and unfounded accusations.
Authorities in Maungdaw township question the men after they fail to produce family registration documents.
Kyaw Min Swe and Kyaw Zwa Naing of The Voice Daily are charged under Article 25(b) of the Media Law.
Fearing new clashes, more than 700 residents from seven villages leave their homes and head to the town of Theinni.
Sixty-two defendants are convicted of charges related to people smuggling, and 40 others are acquitted-
They file charges against him and a Yangon police officer for violating the country’s Law Protecting the Privacy and Security of Citizens.
National Security Adviser Thaung Tun says a UN decision to send a fact-finding mission to the restive region was 'less than constructive.'
The government allows them into villages in Maungdaw and Buthidaung townships with no reporting restrictions.
As many as 3,300 undocumented workers, including 1,230 Bangladeshis and 825 Indonesians, have been detained.
Denying access to the fact-finding mission lumps the country with ‘pariah states,’ the group says.
Yanghee Lee meets with residents of Kyaukphyu who complain that they have not benefitted from a special economic zone and pipeline project.
The ‘armed terrorists’ are shot dead after they run out of a house following an exchange of gunfire.
Kyaw Min Swe, editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper The Voice Daily, awaits his next hearing on July 14.
The two countries will work together to ensure that Myanmar migrant workers are documented to work legally in Thailand.
The charging of three reporters under the Unlawful Association Act should not be seen as a problem between the media and the military, she says.
They believe that local civilian agencies are unable to maintain public order and safety in the unstable region.
Shells fall in villages in the Indawgyi region, forcing residents to flee.
Police say everything is now under control following the latest bout of sectarian violence in the state capital Sittwe.
Foreign workers could face five years in prison and a fine for entering the country illegally.