Police have charged five men accused of involvement in printing a calendar which included reference to Rohingya as an ethnic minority group living in Burma.
Women remain vulnerable in Burma’s militarized zones, two leading rights groups warn, presenting newly documented cases of sexual violence in conflict.
Police in Kachin State say they have ended efforts to find bodies in a jade mining landslide that killed more than 100 people.
The Maubin Township court in Irrawaddy Division rejected an appeal Tuesday for defamation charges to be dropped against Chaw Sandi Tun over a Facebook post.
Two separate explosions rocked Shan State’s Mong Hsu Township on Tuesday, injuring two men and causing panic throughout the town.
The scale of tourism development in Bagan has alarmed locals, who are concerned about the future of the former seat of the Pagan Kingdom.
Local authorities have told small-scale miners living near the site of a deadly landslide at a jade mine in Kachin State’s Hpakant to move immediately.
Brang Yung remains in prison nearly a month after his convictions were quashed, with authorities claiming they are waiting for Naypyidaw to order his release.
The Asian Development Bank will provide US$80 million to an electricity infrastructure project in Rangoon to upgrade the city’s electricity transmission.
Burma’s Anti-Corruption Commission is not scrutinizing the assets of government employees to guard against potential graft, the agency’s head has told lawmakers.
A Shan State lawmaker seeks government aid for civilians displaced by hostilities between ethnic rebels and the Burma Army as negotiators from both sides meet.
The future of the government-backed Myanmar Peace Center will hinge upon the approach of the new NLD-led government, an MPC spokesperson said Monday.
A new photo exhibition in Rangoon, open to the public on Tuesday, documents the impacts of resource extraction across Burma.
A court has fined five men for their involvement in printing a calendar which stated that Rohingya Muslims are an ethnic-religious minority living in Burma.
MEIKTILA, Mandalay Division — In the sea of the National League for Democracy’s overwhelming victory in Burma’s Nov. 8 elections there was a small island of success for the ruling party. Victory for the NLD in Meiktila, a city in central Mandalay Division, had seemed assured. But at a polling station on the night of […]
Rising use of social media and mobile phones has helped drive awareness of child rights and cases of abuse, but legislative change is also needed, MPs say.
Recovery of bodies at the site of a massive jade mine landslide in Kachin State’s Hpakant continues, with the death toll rising to 104.
A spokesperson for President Thein Sein takes to social media to once again reject recommendations that Rohingya Muslims be granted a path to citizenship.