The Karen National Union threatens legal action against the head of its armed wing for traveling to Pa-an to open a liaison office.
A year after Burmese soldiers allegedly abducted a Kachin farmer’s wife, her family are still waiting for answers—and don’t even know if she is alive.
Two people are killed while two others are seriously injured as police open fire into a crowd in Shar Khae Gyi Village of Pathein District.
Election Commission Chairman Tin Aye wants collaboration with political parties and local administrative bodies to ensure the 2015 general election will be free and fair.
Questioned repeatedly about ethnic issues, Suu Kyi suggested people were “trying to make political capital” by fueling an outcry about the plight of minorities.
As the Burmese president takes the stage at the UN, several NGOs and members of the Kachin community stage protests in New York.
Burma’s parliamentary Rule of Law Committee, headed by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ends a three-day fact-finding trip to investigate the country’s judicial system.
Addressing the UN General Assembly, the Burmese president says the process of democratic transformation in his country will be a complex and delicate one.
Washington’s decision to ease a ban on imports from Burma wins praise from central government and business representatives in the emerging Southeast Asian democracy.
Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says her country must establish an independent judiciary and curb the military’s power to have a genuine democracy.
Buddhist monks in Burma and in exile commemorate the fifth anniversary of the crackdown on the Saffron Revolution with vows to continue a religious boycott.
Htay Oo, the general-secretary of the USDP, has denied accusations that he threatened members of the regional assembly in Irrawaddy Division.
Thailand plans a new bridge over the Salween River from Mae Hong Son to Burma’s Dakwin region to boost trade providing the Karen ceasefire holds.
Around 500 displaced civilians from Hpakant Township, Kachin State, to return home after Buddhist and Christian leaders appealed to government and rebel troops for calm.
A British NGO calls on world leaders to put pressure on the Burmese president following his proposal that third countries accept Rohingya refugees.
Ethnic Shan refugees living by the mountainous Burmese border in northern Thailand express relief that a controversial Norwegian-backed repatriation proposal has been shelved.
During her meeting with Burmese President Thein Sein, the Secretary of State offers US assistance, but insists Burma cut military ties with North Korea.
Speaking alongside the Burmese president in New York, Secretary of State Clinton says the US will ease restrictions on the import of Burmese goods.
Refugees from Burma say they want to return to their homeland, but fear they could be pushed backed before conditions there have really improved.
Burma’s parliamentary Land Investigation Committee starts visiting different parts of the country including Arakan, Mon and Karen states plus Tenasserim Division to probe illegal confiscations.