During the president’s first-ever meeting with the pro-democracy activists, he reiterates a pledge to free all remaining political prisoners by the year’s end.
A group of Burmese journalists observe media practices in Germany, where a vibrant press has sprung up from the ashes of an authoritarian past.
A group of 170 migrants returned from Malaysia with the help of a Burmese monk, following a crackdown by Malaysian authorities on unregistered migrants.
The U.N’s International Atomic Energy Agency says the Burmese government will sign a protocol to allow the watchdog more access to the country.
Leaders in Rangoon’s ethnic Mon community have begun a survey to discover just how many Mon people live in the city.
After nearly 50 years of military rule, is Myanmar’s education system finally ready to rewrite the past to reflect the nation’s diversity?
Delegates from the government peace negotiation team and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) meet in Myitkyina.
A Chinese corporation’s environmental impact assessment of its controversial Myitsone dam project in north Burma is not complete, international experts say.
With censorship in Burma relaxed, Aung Khaing, 68, is able to show the world his paintings for the first time.
Nine in 10 refugees in Thailand’s Mae La camp would prefer to resettle in third countries or stay in Thailand instead of being repatriated, a survey finds.
Burma President says the country’s growing media should not use new press freedoms to publish ‘groundless news’ and attacks during reforms.
Inter-communal violence flares between Buddhists and Muslims in Thandwe, Arakan State, on Tuesday. Mobs killed one Muslim woman and destroyed one mosque and 35 homes.
A Buddhist abbot is pleading for government assistance to make sure ancient Buddha carvings beside the Irrawaddy River are not lost.
Dr. Manam Tu Ja, a former vice president of the Kachin Independence Organization, hopes his third attempt to enter politics will be successful.
Burma will not allow those eager to incite ethnic and religious violence to exploit the country’s newfound openness, Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin says.
Burma’s government refutes claims that it has stashed up to US$11 billion worth of foreign reserves in several bank accounts in Singapore.
Some of Burma’s top underground and alternative music acts play a high-impact show in the country’s commercial hub.
A group of Myanmar’s young people hits the road in search of some common ground between their different religious beliefs.
While other artists go to painstaking lengths to find their subjects, Win Khaing simply invites women to his home and asks them to bathe themselves.
Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told Polish democracy champion Lech Walesa that she was inspired by how Poland had peacefully ended authoritarian rule.