A military parliamentarian rules out an Aung San Suu Kyi presidency as lawmakers convene for a second day of deliberations on proposed constitutional amendments.
Discussions in Rangoon have failed to find common ground between workers’ representatives and employers, as the government prepares to implement an official minimum wage.
A mobile phone application linking passengers with taxi drivers launches in Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township, billed as the latest initiative to help reduce traffic congestion.
Cynicism, suspicion and deadlock have occasionally boiled over in the course of Myanmar’s arduous ceasefire talks, and so they have once again.
Bangladesh says it turned down a proposal from Burma to return a captured officer if Dhaka accepts some 600 trafficked migrants as Bangladeshi nationals.
A court in eastern Burma says a journalist killed in military custody died of a gunshot wound, delivering no remarks about who was to blame.
Lawmakers take up a constitutional amendment bill, with deliberations scheduled to continue through Thursday, when a vote on changes to the contentious charter is expected.
Government peace negotiators invite ethnic leaders for terse talks, reiterating that they do not want to alter the current draft of a nationwide ceasefire agreement.
The Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations calls for visa-free travel for tourists among the 10-nation bloc, as well as from China, Japan and South Korea.
The Buddhist nationalist organization will trade in their bullhorns for broadcast towers after a Thai religious delegation pledged funding to build the group two radio stations.
Wai Wai Nu, a young Rohingya activist based in Rangoon, was among the guests at a dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama marking Ramadan.
Burma’s notorious ex-spy chief urges the nation’s media to refrain from criticizing the former military regime, warning that it could negatively impact development.
An influential nationalist monk urges his fellow Buddhist clergymen to rally support for the incumbent government instead of Burma’s political opposition in the general election.
The bill calls for fine adjustments and a handful of other minor changes related to terminology, election campaigning and rape.
After Thailand confirmed its first case of Midde East Respiratory Syndrome, the Ministry of Health has ordered an increase in medical screenings for foreign arrivals at border checkpoints.
Aung San Suu Kyi says the success of democracy in Burma depends on her National League for Democracy securing a “landslide” victory in the election.
Police file a lawsuit against the contractor at construction site where a scaffolding collapse left two workers dead and 18 in hospital.
The Association for the Protection of Race and Religion claims that senior military figures have promised to halt five high-rise developments near Shwedagon Pagoda.
The Rangoon Division Parliament has voted the establishment of seven new satellite towns over the next 25 years to accommodate the commercial capital’s booming population.