Heavy clashes between the Burma Army and Palaung, Kachin and Kokang ethnic rebels in northern Shan State’s Kutkhai Township kill 17 government soldiers, rebels claim.
A Burmese man has confessed to the murder of two British tourists on a Thai island, Thai police say.
Critics question why President Thein Sein says that an elusive nationwide ceasefire is necessary for the success of the 2015 general elections in Burma.
The Chin State government orders a local unregistered newspaper to shut down, with its chief editor criticizing the decision as politically motivated.
Magwe Divisional Court cuts the sentence of five journalists from the Unity Journal from 10 to 7 years’ imprisonment, following an appeal by the defendants.
Thailand will revive talks with Japan and Burma aimed at kick-starting the floundering multi-billion dollar Dawei Special Economic Zone in Tenasserim Division.
Mar Mar Cho of the Women’s Organization Network of Myanmar talks about the role of women in modern Burma, where she says discrimination persists.