Six Burmese migrants forced to work in the Thai fishing industry are rescued from human traffickers by local law enforcement in southern Thailand’s Kantang district.
Dozens of people call on spirits of the mountains and forests to put a curse on officials at the Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Division.
A delegation from the United Wa State Army reiterates calls for an autonomous state in northeastern Burma, on the sidelines of an event in Naypyidaw.
One of Burma’s most celebrated artists, Win Pe, holds his first solo show back in Rangoon after living for 19 years in the United States.
Indie rock band Side Effect raises enough money to attend the South by Southwest festival in Texas, according to its lead singer.
Burma has allowed Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in parts of the country, but not in the western strife-torn state of Arakan.
An established restaurant in the quieter eastern part of Mandalay offers traditional Burmese food and is popular among tourists.
Médicine Sans Frontièrs programs serving tens of thousands of people have been stopped because of government objections to MSF projects for Rohingyas in Arakan State.
Ethnic activists open a research center that will help ethnic armed groups, NGOs and ethnic political parties gain a better understanding of the peace process.
The Southwestern Command gives back about 1,600 acres of land that was confiscated under the former military regime, although thousands of acres remain in their possession.
A giant stone found in Kachin State will be sent to a government laboratory, in a bid to prove it is simply a rock.
In its annual report on human rights around the world, the US notes positive changes in Asia, but says serious abuses continue in many parts of the continent.
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.