An overloaded wooden boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian illegal immigrants sinks off the coast of Malaysia, maritime officials say.
The family of an ethnic Kachin villager who went missing earlier this year alleges that he was killed while in custody of the Burma Army.
Two officers attempting to apprehend a wanted criminal in eastern Rangoon were stabbed to death by the suspect on Wednesday, according to police sources.
Human Rights Watch calls on the Burmese government to publicly condemn discriminatory remarks about gay and transgender people made by officials in Mandalay.
Burma’s government will soon announce which local companies will comprise a consortium to be granted a fourth and final telecoms license in the once-closed country.
Heavy rain over the past few days has inundated parts of Kachin State, including in the jade-rich region of Hpakant, and Mogaung and Mohnyin townships.
Stray fire near a displacement camp in Kachin State causes scores to flee, according to a local religious charity providing aid for conflict-affected civilians.
Around 200 people gathered in Rangoon’s Strand Hotel on Monday evening for a theater performance by the renowned London-based venture Shakespeare’s Globe.
Two journalists were acquitted Tuesday in a criminal defamation lawsuit filed over an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Burma.
Many British colonial-era laws remain on the books despite political reforms, including a ‘loitering at night’charge that has landed hundreds in Rangoon in detention.
In the shadow of the Shwedagon is a temporary art exhibition that explores a refreshingly modern view of the monument.
As peace negotiators continue to insist that a nationwide ceasefire is within reach, clashes reportedly break out again in Shan and Kachin states.
The Arakan Army seeks to prevent further clashes after recent fighting between Bangladeshi border guards and the ethnic Arakanese rebels in western Burma.
Min Aung Hlaing met key leaders including Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and influential nonagenarian Prem Tinsulanonda in the Thai capital on Thursday.
The relocation of cancelled developments planned near Shwedagon Pagoda is likely to be finalized by the end of the year, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission.
Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday she wished to see a “meaningful” nationwide ceasefire agreement concluded as soon as possible.
The Chin State government requests a grant of more than 20 billion kyats from the Union for rehabilitation projects in the flood-battered northwestern state.
For those of you in northern Thailand, spend your Friday night partying for a good cause at a fundraiser for flood relief efforts in Burma’s Chin State.
Forestry officials said Thursday that six elephants in the area of Mandalay Division’s Kyaukpadaung Township will be herded back to their native jungle.
Aung San Suu Kyi warnsethnic armed groups not to rush into signing a nationwide ceasefire, a position that pits her against President Thein Sein.