For the first time in more than two decades, a high-ranking Chinese government official stops by the headquarters of Burma’s biggest opposition party.
Villagers in Sagaing Division react angrily to a government announcement that a Buddhist pagoda at the site of the Letpadaung copper mine will be moved.
Burma’s president calls on lawmakers to consider a bill to restrict interfaith marriage, but the speaker of Parliament refuses until relevant government bodies get involved.
A Burmese woman was among the 10 workers, most of them migrants, killed during a collapse at a Bangkok construction site of Italian-Thai Development Company.
A UN agency has called for the release of Lahpai Gam, who was allegedly tortured and forced to confess to a connection to Kachin rebels.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls for dialogue with Sittwe residents protesting the medical aid group’s presence in Arakan State as demonstrations against the NGO continue.
Data collection will begin two weeks early in ethnic Wa territory of eastern Burma, according to the United Wa State Army (UWSA).
Burma’s biggest opposition party, the National League for Democracy, says it will hold its first nationwide youth congress in late April.
A memorial in World War II’s Asia-Pacific theater marks a surprise attack by Japanese imperial forces that pulled America into the global conflict.
Historians voice concerns over the government’s proposals for U Bein Bridge, a heavily trafficked route in Mandalay whose pillars are rotting.
More than three dozen black-and-white and sepia-toned photographs now on display in Rangoon provide a glimpse into what Burma looked like three centuries ago.
Southeast Asia-based Fortify Rights says it has obtained leaked government documents that outline discriminatory policies to control the Rohingya population in Burma.
An increase in Burma Army operations against ethnic rebels in northern Shan State has displaced over 3,000 Palaung civilians last year, a rights group reports.
The Parliament Committee on National Race Affairs and Internal Peacemaking calls on President Thein Sein’s government to let lawmakers participate in the ongoing peace process.
A spokesman for the Shan State Army says government and militia troops surrounded a rebel soldiers who set up a camp while traveling in southern Shan State.
Reporting from one of Southeast Asia’s leafiest capital cities, a writer offers a timely paean to the generous giants that live among us.
An American official reportedly says the US will expand defense ties with Burma and would consider resuming arms sales if Burma’s human rights record improves.
The Burmese President’s Office has nominated 15 people to sit on a new committee to investigate corruption, including a number of former Burma Army officials.
Friendly, inquisitive, playful and outgoing, Burmese cats are one of the world’s most popular breeds, and now they’re heading back to their homeland.
The controversial Buddhist monk U Wirathu advises the opposition National League for Democracy to refrain from pushing the presidential candidacy of Aung San Suu Kyi.