Maung Wuntha, a veteran Burmese journalist who also served as deputy chairman of the country’s interim Press Council, succumbs to cancer at 68 years old.
Thai authorities arrest and charge a suspected human trafficker who allegedly sold hundreds of migrants from Burma into slavery to work in Thailand’s fishing industry.
A celebrated Myanmar artist uses his gifts as a teacher to reawaken a taste for freedom in a new generation
Onyx Restaurant is a favorite of meat-crazed locals and expats alike, offering juicy steaks and a decent selection of wines that are sure to satisfy.
A collection of photographs show the controversial events of May 19, 2010, when Thai soldiers killed six people at a Buddhist temple during protests.
Police shoot and wound three Rohingya Muslims in a village near the Arakan State capital after an angry mob gathers outside a police outpost.
The two men, whose families were displaced by fighting in northern Burma, are accused of having illegal connections to rebels and bombing a government office.
Three activists will face charges after leading a peaceful but unauthorized march through Rangoon on Thursday to mark the anniversary of Burma’s 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
Reform is underway, but the country’s neglected health-care system offers no quick fixes.
The opposition leader thanks activists who led the 1988 student uprising against military rule, at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the demonstrations.
The United Wa State Army denies receiving five helicopters from China, but several informed sources and leaked documents suggest the group owns at least two.
Veteran journalist Dominic Faulder, who covered the events of 1988 as they were unfolding, assembles a collection of quotes from voices of influence in 1988-89, when Burma’s fate was anybody’s guess.
Confusion remains over the recent refusal by East Timor to allow 95 refugees, many of whom are Burmese Rohingya, to stay in the country.
Standing before the building where thousands were forced to run for their lives amid a hail of bullets 25 years ago, pro-democracy activists gather again.
The Obama administration extends a ban on imports of rubies and jade from Burma, reflecting worries about the military’s continuing involvement in the murky industry.
As part of a Silver Jubilee to commemorate the 1988 pro-democracy uprising in Burma, a collection of archival images has been put on display this week at the Myanmar Convention Center in Rangoon.
President’s Office Minister Aung Min makes a visit to the Rangoon conference hall where pro-democracy activists are commemorating the 1988 protests.
Burma’s army discharges 68 children and young people, the largest release of child soldiers since the country pledged last year to end their recruitment.
Lawmakers are considering how Constitutional amendments could protect the rights of ethnic minorities and promote a more federal system.
Human Rights Watch urges Burma President Thein Sein to commit to an independent investigation into the mass killing of pro-democracy protesters in 1988.