Civil society groups object to a draft Association Bill that will soon go before the Lower House of Parliament for consideration.
Severe flooding has displaced some 120,000 people in the Philippines and Burma, and the rains may not be over yet.
Nearly 2,000 people come together to commemorate the storied 1988 popular uprising that nearly toppled Burma’s military dictatorship and ultimately cost thousands their lives.
The parents of a girl who was killed by Myanmar’s army in 1988 say their daughter will only rest in peace when real democracy is restored.
Dozens of Burmese garment workers have been barred from returning to work after calling on their employer to pay them 70,000 kyats (US$70) monthly, as promised.
A monastery near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Division is raided by military police in search of activists supporting local land rights.
A restaurant owner in Rangoon is sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a 15-year-old girl, the victim’s lawyer says.
Burma introduces interbank currency trading, the latest reform to the financial sector, which follows the managed float of the kyat currency from April 2012.
The once outlawed student army signs an accord with Karen State government representatives, in a hopeful step toward nationwide peace talks.
With a sticker and signature campaign, local reporters highlight their unease with the trajectory of Burma’s media reforms.
A painting by celebrated Burmese artist Win Pe commemorating the 25th anniversary of Burma’s 8888 Uprising fetches almost US$2,800 at a charity auction.
Burma’s state telecoms company says the latest slowdown will likely be fixed before the country begins celebrating the anniversary of a major uprising.
Burma’s punks prove willing to speak out against Buddhist monks instigating violence against Muslims while others in the country remain silent.
Zay Par’s film will be the first to depict scenes of the 1988 uprising, when authorities killed at least 3,000 people and arrested thousands more.
The failure of the 1988 uprising points to the challenges Myanmar faced then, and still faces today.
As Burma shakes its decades-long isolation and unleashes the forces of globalization and modernity, one artist fears for the resilience of traditional cultural mores.
A promise to free Burma of political prisoners by year’s end is met with doubt by an activist who says prosecutorial tendencies must change.
A large ethnic conference calls for a peace agreement between Naypyidaw and all rebel groups. The powerful Wa rebel army was among the conference’s participants.
The leader of The Moustache Brothers, a Mandalay comedy trio famous for their biting satire directed at the Burmese government, dies at 67 years old.
The All Burma Federation of Students Unions will not attend the event next week because former military generals have been invited.