Burma’s Union Parliament passes a law granting temporary citizens the right to vote in a constitutional referendum slated for later this year.
The charred remains of four Kachin villagers are discovered in Burma’s conflict-torn north, with locals claiming army involvement amid increasingly tense civilian-military relations.
Burma’s leading opposition party distances itself from an outspoken education reform advocate who serves on the party’s central executive committee.
Student demonstrators reach an eight-point agreement with educational and political stakeholders outlining pre-conditions for further discussion of education reform.
There were 799 documented breaches of ministry spending rules in the last financial year, and lawmakers say the need for public finance reform is urgent.
Compensation for nearly 15,000 acres of land confiscated by Burma’s former military regime for redevelopment in Rangoon has yet to be paid, a lawmaker says.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s residential gate and house number plate are auctioned off to fund celebrations honoring her father during the centennial of his birth.
President Thein Sein proposes to Parliament a 20 percent budget increase next year, much of which would go to raising education, health and defense spending.
Parliament turns its attention to two bills in a package of controversial legislation that aims to “protect race and religion” in Burma.
More than 100 homes are demolished in Rangoon’s Dagon Seikkan Township on Friday morning, after authorities ordered residents to vacate claiming they were illegal squatters.
A military-owned media outlet says anyone could face legal action for alleging that soldiers were involved in the murder of two Kachin teachers.
Residents of the Chin State capital plan to protest a state government order to remove a 54-foot high cross they claim was erected without permission.
An organization that helped renew ties between the US and Burma will host a landmark exhibition of Burmese Buddhist art in New York next month.
Karen rebels team up with the Burmese government to build a new “model village” for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in southeastern Karen State.
Three Kachin men go missing near the border town of Muse after reportedly being stopped by Burma Army troops on their way to work.
A survey of birds reveals nearly 20 not known to have existed in Burma, including a large black seabird with a ballooning red neck sack.
Worlds collide agreeably at a modern diner set inside an old industrial shed on the Yangon riverfront.
In a big win for student demonstrators, the Burmese government agrees on Wednesday to host quadripartite discussions on education reform.
Ethnic rebels in Mon State announce that they will not allow a proposed coal-fired power plant to be built in the southeastern state.
The first elected representatives of Rangoon’s municipal government in decades complain that they have been granted little authority in their new posts.