Opposition parties complain that the new rules proposed by the Election Commission would limit their opportunities to campaign.
Over 10,000 mangrove trees will be planted in Pathein, the capital of the Irrawaddy Delta region that often sees massive flooding during the rainy season.
A Burmese man calling for the dissolution of a controversial protest law is once again facing legal action for allegedly violating the same law.
In a conflict that has displaced over 120,000 people, ethnic armed leaders urge the Kachin community to support efforts for negotiation with the government.
A Burmese language translation of the former Czech president’s only children’s story has launched in Burma’s former capital, with help from dissident Min Ko Naing.
Yazamin bus company can no longer operate on the highway because the “accident was caused by reckless driving,” state-run media says.
The head of army representatives in the Lower House speaks out against the opposition leader’s calls for the army to get more involved in amendments.
Since a 2012 ceasefire between the government and Karen rebels, abuses associated with conflict have decreased, but land grabbing, environmental destruction and militarization have worsened.
A leader of the Kachin ethnic armed group promises to investigate claims that children and young people were taken away by rebel soldiers.
An ethnic Palaung farmer is held and later released by government troops in northern Shan State, where fighting between government forces and ethnic rebels continues.
The latest deadly accident on the hastily constructed Rangoon-Mandalay-Naypyidaw highway raises the death toll this year to 80 people, while 350 were injured so far.
On the first day of talks in the Kachin State capital, government negotiators and Kachin Independence Organization leaders agree on body to monitor troop movements.
The private foundation led by the late democracy activist and journalist will keep its cash donations going, honoring Win Tin’s wishes.
Nationalist Buddhist monks call Burmese civil society groups “traitors” because they object to the interfaith marriage bill that the monks have put forth.
Aid workers say the rains will make temporary UN-supplied tents unlivable for those who fled recent outbreaks of fighting in Kachin and Shan states.
Lee Hsien Loong describes what he saw on a drive outside Naypyidaw as similar to “Singapore or Penang in the 1950s and 1960s.”
Another bus is converted into a mobile classroom for youth teashop workers in Rangoon, in an initiative by the Myanmar Mobile Education Project.
A UWSP leader says Wa-controlled areas in Shan State will under no circumstances seek a ‘Crimea-style’ secession from Burma with the support of China.
People who left Burma for various reasons under the former junta can now apply for citizenship, although officials say the process might take some time.
A translation of a fairy tale by the former Czech president and playwright will be launched in Rangoon, with a reading by dissident Min Ko Naing.