Police arrest at least eight protesters as students and activists hit the streets across Burma demanding the release of those detained following the Letpadan crackdown.
Linguistic experts call for the safeguarding of ethnic minority languages and for multilingual education in both primary and secondary schools, following a seminar in Rangoon.
Imprisoned journalists should take their cases to the Supreme Court, Burma’s Minister of Information Ye Htut tells an international press freedom summit.
During Burma’s annual Armed Forces Day celebrations, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing warns that threats to influence voters will not be tolerated ahead of national elections.
Burma’s former supremo Than Shwe has not been seen in public since 2011, but on Thursday a new image of him appeared on Facebook.
China’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it is investigating whether more stray bombs had fallen in Chinese territory during fighting between Burma’s government and rebels, after five people were killed earlier this month.
Burma’s government offers to lease and sell rooms for Rangoon party offices to more than one-third of the country’s 71 registered political parties.
The Burma Army and Shan State authorities colluded with rubber companies in seizing swathes of land from ethnic minority villagers, a Global Witness investigation finds.
After four hours of debate and some significant changes to the draft law, MPs have sent the bill to the Lower House for consideration.
Permission to celebrate Armed Forces Day is withheld from the National League for Democracy, apparently over its insistence on calling March 27 “Anti-Fascist Resistance Day.”
The future of Burma’s free-flowing Salween River will be the focus of a two day event in eastern Burma, beginning on Friday.
Two explosions are reported at a military installation in Lashio, about 80 miles southwest of fighting between the government and ethnic rebels in Shan State.
Authorities in Burma file criminal charges against 69 student activists and supporters who were arrested two weeks ago when police cracked down on peaceful protests.
Various representatives from the ethnics’ Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team move to temper optimism over the current round of ceasefire talks set to resume next week.
Kachin rebel leader Gen. Gun Maw says a nationwide ceasefire before April 13 is unlikely and warns that a recent government airstrike affected the negotiations.
After an eight year hiatus, beloved film star Kyaw Thu plans a return to his previous life—in the unexpected role of an undertaker.
Eighty people arrested during a crackdown on student demonstrations earlier this month are reunited with their families as they appear in a central Burma court.
Ferry transit at the Mae Sot-Myawaddy border resumes after resolving a trade dispute that prompted the closure of over 20 jetties along the Moei River.
On one Indonesia island, hundreds of trapped men represent one of the most desperate links crisscrossing between companies and countries in the seafood industry.
While Burma’s military has disseminated selective morsels of information to the media over recent months, local journalists say most of it cannot be used.