A bridge over the Yangon River could transform the lives of locals commuting to the city on disaster-prone boats, but private port operators see a threat.
The US-based advocacy group notes steep challenges but cites ineffective arrangements for dispute resolution and inadequate legal reform for protecting land tenure.
A bitter dispute over a statue of the Independence leader has been fuelled by local perceptions of betrayal by the ruling NLD and ethnic pride in an independent history.
Police interrogators told them if Reuters declined to publish an investigation into the massacre of ten Muslims, they could negotiate their early release, says Wa Lone.
Union Peace Conference delegate Khin Ma Ma Myo speaks on demands for women to be guaranteed greater participation in politics and the peace process
A faction of the Naga armed movement cannot join the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement because it demands a sovereign Nagaland overlapping the Myanmar-India border.
NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.
Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.
The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.
This handbook is designed to provide advice and guidance on fact-based reporting for journalists whenever they need it.
This handbook is designed to provide advice and guidance on journalism ethics for reporters across the globe.