Manufacturers in Burma’s two biggest cities face steep increases in costs and possible job losses after the government shut down their electricity supply.
Ethnic NGOs want the government and ethnic rebel militias to address Burma’s worsening land rights situation, but two important government bodies refused to meet them.
At least 9 Burmese government troops were killed on Thursday in the latest escalation of fighting in the country’s east.
Arakanese Buddhists blocked a move in early April to resettle Rohingya Muslims to an area emptied of Muslims during violence there last year.
A court sentences 10 men to between nine months and three years’ imprisonment in connection with violence in Arakan State’s Kyauk Taw Township last year.
Indonesia’s anti-terrorism unit kills seven and arrests six others in separate operations that may have links to a foiled plot to bomb the Burma Embassy.
The government and private construction firms plan to turn Rangoon into a “mega city” of 10 million inhabitants by 2040, doubling the city in size.
Burma gears up for an international film festival that will start in Rangoon and travel to cities across the country.
Former Thai Prime Minister Chavalit Yongchaiyudh pays a visit to Naypyidaw to talk about opportunities to invest in Burma with Vice President Sai Mauk Kham.
Two leading land rights activists have been charged with organizing unsanctioned protests to demand back their expropriated lands.
Some of Myanmar’s defining political moments played out in a Victorian building which now lies in shambles but may get a new lease on life.
After being released as part of a mass amnesty, a Burmese activist is back behind bars again to serve the remainder of his sentence.
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama decries Buddhist monks’ attacks on Muslims in Burma, saying killing in the name of religion is “unthinkable.”
The Irrawaddy magazine was sold on Tuesday in Burma for the first time since the once-banned journal was founded more than 20 years ago.
The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) refuses to leave an area near the Hat Gyi hydropower dam site, defying an order by the government army.
As temperatures rise, drought has taken hold in much of central Burma, with residents in several villages saying they fear for their health and livelihoods.
High expectations for a regional anti-narcotics program could be hard to meet if conflicts with ethnic armed groups are not addressed.
The district court of Meikhtila files murder charges against six Muslims for allegedly killing a monk in the central Burma town in March.
Police in Mon State have detained eight minors and three adults since mid-April and tortured them during interrogation, an ethnic Mon group claims.
Burma President Thein Sein vows his government will do everything it can to protect the rights of minority Muslims living in the predominantly Buddhist nation.