The All Burma Students’ Democratic Front is investigating the killings it carried out 20 years ago of 35 members accused of being government ‘spies’.
At least one person is dead and four injured as Lashio becomes the latest to fall prey to the country’s swelling tide of anti-Muslim unrest.
At least one person died and four were injured as fresh clashes between Buddhists and Muslims occurred in Lashio, Shan State, on Wednesday afternoon.
Kachin leaders tell the UN envoy that they are hopeful but still wary of the government after the latest round of peace talks.
Protesters from the Letpadaung copper mine area urge authorities to release three detainees and stop their manhunt for people accused of supporting displaced farmers there.
A group of boys leading horses mill about the beach in Mon State’s Setse, enlisting their steeds in service of beachgoers looking for a ride.
Oil fields abandoned by Burma’s state-owned gas company have turned into a lawless arena for local drillers and smugglers.
After decades of restricted access, the site where Aung San Suu Kyi’s late father was laid to rest will be open to the public.
Sectarian violence spreads to a new region of Burma, with a mob burning down Muslim shops and a mosque in Shan State’s Lashio town.
Negotiators from both the government and the Kachin Independence Organization agree to continue discussions on a range of issues during the latest peace talks.
Unregulated gold mining, agro-industrial farming and hydropower development in Kachin State is affecting the lands and livelihoods of thousands of villagers, a rights group claims.
Tourism to the formerly restricted Chin State is showing faint signs of life, but development concerns and bureaucratic uncertainty are hampering the industry.
The UN’s special envoy to Burma attends peace talks between the Burmese government and Kachin rebels, the first time he has participated in such negotiations.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi criticizes Thein Sein’s reforms, saying “no tangible changes” were made to establish rule of law and peace in Burma.
The breakneck pace of Japan’s re-engagement with Burma, underscored by debt and financing deals reached recently, is an attempt “to make up for lost time.”
The government’s granting of car licenses to ethnic rebels comes amid ongoing peace talks, a gesture seen by some observers as not-so-subtle bribery.
One of Burma’s most prominent activist groups will apply to register with the government after decades of operating illegally under the former military junta.
Japan’s government extends its first loan to Burma in 26 years and cancels the remainder of the Southeast Asian country’s debt.
A Pathein air force officer and his father are facing charges for assaulting a couple who parked their car in front of the officer’s house.
Plans to renovate Rangoon General Hospital will include the construction of a new 1,000-bed facility near the current hospital within the next year.