As a new law is passed to protect consumers from unsafe or improper products, observers say law enforcement must be more robust.
Nationalist monk U Wirathu joins protests by Arakanese Buddhists, who oppose the upcoming census because it allows Rohingya to register their identity as they wish.
Four people are facing charges under Burma’s controversial Peaceful Assembly Law after holding public talks about environmental conservation in Irrawaddy Division’s Dedaye Township.
As Burma launches a regional film festival in Rangoon, moviemakers hope the long-stifled local industry is due for a breakthrough onto the international stage.
The Mandalay regional government directs a joint Thai-Burmese team to halt its operations at the ongoing excavation site of a Siamese king’s tomb.
The presidential spokesman calls for a clear policy to handle the problem of squatting, as forcible evictions continue in the country’s biggest city.
The UN human rights rapporteur for Burma publishes his last report to close his six-year mandate, following his ninth trip to the country in February.
“Fight for democratization. We have to respect each and every ethnic group as a human being,” Mon Mon Myat tells fellow journalists.
Daily newspapers free of government control and censorship have been printing for about a year, but the market is dominated by state propaganda sheets.
Human Rights Watch criticizes the UN for raising the possibility of Burma contributing UN peacekeepers, describing the nation’s military as among the world’s most abusive.
Nay Min is not among 1988’s canonized pro-democracy crusaders, but his role in informing the world about the events of that year was “pivotal.”
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to Burmese airspace, according to Burma’s Department of Civil Aviation (DCA).
The 84-year-old former political prisoner is said to be in good health, but needs to undergo physiotherapy for a problem with his hip.
Government restrictions on the Rohingya limits their access to life-saving health care, a situation that has worsened after MSF was forced to leave Arakan State.
Environmentalists at a conference speak out against deforestation and pollution that has affected Burma’s main river and people who live alongside it.
Hundreds of people live at this camp along the China border, huddling around fires in unlit makeshift homes and praying for an end to war.
A new survey suggests that many of Burma’s citizens “seem to think that in order to be Myanmar one has to also be Buddhist.”
Seventeen ethnic Chin workers have been detained since January after clashes with Chinese workers led to a warehouse being burned down in Arakan State.
Makers of the famed Pathein parasol are benefitting from Burma’s hot season and the unrelenting rays of tropical sunshine that this time of year brings.
Environmentalists say the country’s rainy season is now 40 days shorter than 35 years ago, and that rural communities will be hit worst by climate change.