Refugees know little about coronavirus pandemic because they lack information, camp leader says.
Facebook, the dominant media platform in Myanmar, is awash in rumor and disinformation.
DMG and Narinjara News, which cover Rakhine’s conflict, have their websites blocked.
The military will ‘strengthen our actions against them’ under the Counter-Terrorism Law, a spokesman says.
The militia has been known for drug trafficking and the production of methamphetamine tablets.
Five villages are hit by government army fire, say residents who fled.
One villager was shot in the leg, and several police were hurt by stones and slingshots in the Mandalay region melee.
A regional government minister who had contact with the patient is quarantined for 14 days.
The Myanmar military defends the label while local lawmakers predicted more violence.
The Kachin Independence Organization sets up a local university after deal with central government collapses.
The announcement comes as tens of thousands of migrant workers return to their homes from Thailand.
AA activities disrupt the peace and stability of the state and public, the president declares.
One villager died in prison where he was being held during the investigation into the May 2019 protest.
Charges related to inflicting bodily harm and trespassing were filed under Myanmar’s Penal Code.
“Virus could prove catastrophic,” in refugee camps, report by Save the Children says.
The Rakhine Ethnic Congress urges the government to lift curbs imposed for security issues
Myanmar Press Council mediates, asks the military to withdraw the lawsuits.
Activists worry that the densely populated city could be vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Parties to share strategies with view to a stronger voice in future peace talks.
Analysts see strict party-line voting on constitutional amendments in an election year.
Ye Ni said he is surprised that the military renewed charges it filed nearly a year ago.
A fight over a military outpost draws airstrikes on nearby villages.
Residents say a convoy fired randomly into villages, but the military says soldiers were likely ‘provoked.’
Vietnam and Cambodia turn away cruise ships despite tourism sector economic troubles.
Aung San Suu Kyi ruling party has sought changes to dilute the military’s role in politics.
World Food Program’s chief in Bangladesh describes “opportunities” that have arisen since the refugee crisis.
US State Department finds ‘almost complete impunity for past and continuing abuses by the military.’
A government army spokesman declines comment on the loss of troops, weapons, and a senior officer during fighting in Chin state.
Army says 'efficient weapons and strength' needed to fight Rakhine insurgents.
Shein Latt installed the irrigation system for a hemp farm that operated with official permission.