Médicine Sans Frontièrs programs serving tens of thousands of people have been stopped because of government objections to MSF projects for Rohingyas in Arakan State.
Ethnic activists open a research center that will help ethnic armed groups, NGOs and ethnic political parties gain a better understanding of the peace process.
The Southwestern Command gives back about 1,600 acres of land that was confiscated under the former military regime, although thousands of acres remain in their possession.
A giant stone found in Kachin State will be sent to a government laboratory, in a bid to prove it is simply a rock.
In its annual report on human rights around the world, the US notes positive changes in Asia, but says serious abuses continue in many parts of the continent.
For the first time in more than two decades, a high-ranking Chinese government official stops by the headquarters of Burma’s biggest opposition party.
Villagers in Sagaing Division react angrily to a government announcement that a Buddhist pagoda at the site of the Letpadaung copper mine will be moved.
Burma’s president calls on lawmakers to consider a bill to restrict interfaith marriage, but the speaker of Parliament refuses until relevant government bodies get involved.
A Burmese woman was among the 10 workers, most of them migrants, killed during a collapse at a Bangkok construction site of Italian-Thai Development Company.
A UN agency has called for the release of Lahpai Gam, who was allegedly tortured and forced to confess to a connection to Kachin rebels.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls for dialogue with Sittwe residents protesting the medical aid group’s presence in Arakan State as demonstrations against the NGO continue.
Data collection will begin two weeks early in ethnic Wa territory of eastern Burma, according to the United Wa State Army (UWSA).
Burma’s biggest opposition party, the National League for Democracy, says it will hold its first nationwide youth congress in late April.
A memorial in World War II’s Asia-Pacific theater marks a surprise attack by Japanese imperial forces that pulled America into the global conflict.
Historians voice concerns over the government’s proposals for U Bein Bridge, a heavily trafficked route in Mandalay whose pillars are rotting.
More than three dozen black-and-white and sepia-toned photographs now on display in Rangoon provide a glimpse into what Burma looked like three centuries ago.
Southeast Asia-based Fortify Rights says it has obtained leaked government documents that outline discriminatory policies to control the Rohingya population in Burma.
An increase in Burma Army operations against ethnic rebels in northern Shan State has displaced over 3,000 Palaung civilians last year, a rights group reports.
The Parliament Committee on National Race Affairs and Internal Peacemaking calls on President Thein Sein’s government to let lawmakers participate in the ongoing peace process.
A spokesman for the Shan State Army says government and militia troops surrounded a rebel soldiers who set up a camp while traveling in southern Shan State.