“As of 3:30pm on 8 June, 29 bodies – one man, 20 women and eight children – have been recovered by the team,” says military statement.
The President’s Office has rejected rumours that President Htin Kyaw had submitted his resignation due to poor health.
A President Office’s official claimed on Wednesday that the government has reached an agreement with Facebook to monitor hate speech.
A short exchange took place across the floor of the Lower House on Monday when a female MP enquired if there were any plans to establish a Ministry for Women’s Affairs.
The President’s Office has sought to mitigate a controversy over its delivery of hundreds of vehicle import permits to at least 14 ethnic groups, a measure some commentators are calling a “Cars for Peace” scandal.
The government-backed committee charged with verifying the remaining political prisoners in Burma has vetted 155 political prisoners and forwarded the list to President Thein Sein for review