Government drafts a plan that will give the Rohingya Muslim minority a bleak choice: accept ethnic reclassification and the prospect of citizenship, or be detained.
Heavy fighting erupts between the Burma Army and the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army near Myawaddy on Saturday afternoon, and dozens of residents flee their homes.
Hoping for a better life, fame and fortune, young women are eager to enter the beauty contests that have been launched since Burma opened up.
Rising tensions between the military and Karen rebels in eastern Burma spark another incident, with DKBA fighters detaining eight police and soldiers, and injuring two.
A look back at one Japanese photojournalist’s take on the killing of a colleague and countryman seven years ago during Burma’s Saffron Revolution.
New French restaurant Rendez-Vous offers simple but hearty French food, at a reasonable price.
Five Chin farmers, who had accused soldiers of torturing them, are re-arrested by the army and forced to sign a document denying the allegations.
After facing criticism from the media and local lawmakers, a controversial city expansion plan for Burma’s former capital has been suspended, the Rangoon mayor says.
MPs in Burma’s Parliament have urged relevant government ministries to swiftly resolve outstanding cases of land confiscation as farmers in Magwe Division stage protest.
Thai junta leader Prayut will pay a three-day visit to Burma starting Oct 1, and meet President Thein Sein and Union Parliament Speaker Shwe Mann.
NGOs issue a damning review of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, saying that it has not successfully investigated “any case submitted to it.”
BGF troops detain five soldiers for suspected involvement in the killing of a KNU soldier as tensions between armed groups continues to simmer in Myawaddy.
Burma’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism plans to open a hotel zone in western Chin State, the poorest and least developed part of the country.
A member of the Burmese Army sees a rare civilian trial for the alleged rape of a 15-year-old ethnic Kachin girl.
The Burmese military formally discharges 108 child soldiers from its ranks, the largest release of underage recruits in Burma to date.
Allegations surface that at least two Burmese migrants were beaten by Thai police on Koh Tao island as the Burmese Embassy vows to keep watch.
Thai authorities in Mae Sot arrest scores of Burmese migrant workers and a group of Thai nationals accused of illegally recruiting them.
US photographer Diana Markosian was inspired by Myanmar’s youth during a recent month-long stay in the country, when she hung out with artists, rappers, dancers and other creative types.
Senior NLD member Hantha Myint denies he told a reporter that the party could support ex-general Shwe Mann for the presidency after next year’s elections.
Parliamentarians quiz anti-corruption commission officials over the effectiveness of the government-aligned body, which says it has handled just three of more than 500 graft complaints.