A meeting of ethnic armed groups concluded in northern Thailand on Monday with a pledge to work towards signing an all-inclusive nationwide ceasefire pact.
Shwe Maung says he will appeal a decision that barred him from contesting the November general election.
A Shan State court issues arrest warrantsfor members of a local militia who allegedly destroyed National League for Democracyparty signboards and flags.
Two prospective lawmakers are barred from contesting an upcoming election on the grounds that their parents are not citizens.
The Union Election Commission has postponed a planned public review of voter lists, claiming logistical difficulties posed by the country’s recent floods crisis.
The Mandalay government will cease issuances of new commercial fishing licenses in a bid to conserveTaungthaman Lake, which hosts Burma’s iconic U Bein Bridge.
Andy Hall has been formally indicted on charges of criminal defamation and computer crimes, the latest chapter in the long-running Natural Fruit saga.
New researchprovides a window into the mindset of Burma’s little-understood electorate ahead of the start of official campaigning for the Nov. 8vote.
A ‘model village’ built by the government offers little improvement in living standards for several hundred displaced families in Kachin State.
When armed police burst into the headquarters of the country’s ruling party late on Aug. 12, President Thein Sein finally succeeded.
The USDP appeals for unity, saying its ousted party chief would stay “faithful,” after a parliamentary vote exposed a rift in the ruling bloc.
Parliamentary hopefuls representing Burma’s main opposition party are warned against interacting with the press while the country’s election board scrutinizes candidates, an NLD spokesman says.
A group of more than 1,400 civilians displaced by last month’s fighting in Kachin state remain cut off from UN aid agencies and other relief groups.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing sought to quash speculation of involvement in last week’s ruling party shakeup, saying the army did not meddle in party politics.
Three people are wounded in a small explosion at an oxygen storage unit inside a factory owned by the Myanmar Economic Corporation in Rangoon.
Hoping for a brighter future, Maung Htay left Burma when he was just a teenager. He is now 42, but his dream is still far from realized.
Burma’s Union Parliament votes to delay discussion of a hotly contested impeachment bill that could have been used to unseat besieged Speaker Shwe Mann.