Two Rohingya women and a man drown near the Arakan State capital Sittwe after jumping from a boat because police fired rubber bullets at them.
A silent auction for traditional Burmese parasols is offering Rangoon’s philanthropically inclined the chance to help build a sustainable health care system for local communities.
Fresh and full of flavor, the cuisine at this restaurant in Yangon is Thai in style, but it has ancient links with Myanmar.
Thai junta leader Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha is likely to choose to Burma as his destination for a first official visit abroad.
American lawmakers are considering a piece of legislation that would restrict funding for security assistance to Burma’s military.
Despite a change to the controversial Article 18, activists are still being denied permission to hold demonstrations, and charged if they gather without permission.
The two mountaineers have been missing for 12 days after reaching the peak of what was long considered to be Burma’s tallest mountain.
The Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team will demand that the president sits on one of three post-ceasefire committees it is proposing.
Leaders of two rebel groups that recently clashed because of a territorial dispute held discussions to find a solution to the argument.
A curfew imposed in June 2012, when clashes between Buddhists and minority Muslims erupted, is lifted in the Arakan State capital.
A court in Rangoon adds two more years in prison to activist Htin Kyaw’s sentence, despite calls for mercy from an international human rights group.
The latest in a film series about ancient Thai King Naresuan will feature a re-enactment of an attack on Toungoo, now in Burma’s Bago Division.
Haoliang Xu, the UN assistant secretary-general and Asia regional director for the UNDP, meets with Buddhist and Muslim leaders in the conflict-torn west Burma state.
People in northern Shan State demonstrate against companies exporting the mineral to China, claiming local mines are environmentally destructive.
Two members of all-Burmese team of eight climbers reached the peak of Hkakabo Razi on Aug. 31, but lost radio contact with the team.
Médecins Sans Frontières signs a memorandum of understanding with the government, paving the way for the resumption of vital medical aid operations for the Rohingya.
Seventy-five years after his death, ceremonies in Arakan State, Rangoon and further afield remember the Arakanese monk who stood up against British colonial rule.
Officer says KIA would not support an armed struggle by Rohingya group after a video appeared of a meeting between the KIA and Rohingya representatives.
Dozens of Karen civil society groups are calling on Japan’s international development agency to halt plans for development projects in Karen and Mon states.
Recently promoted to lieutenant general, the hotly tipped Mya Tun Oo becomes head of Military Security Affairs, the successor to Military Intelligence.