An Air KBZ flight to Kengtung was forced to return to Rangoon Airport on Sunday after hitting a flock of birds shortly after takeoff.
Gem traders in Mandalay gear up in opposition to a government plan to relocate Burma’s biggest jade and gem market.
Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi rejects as “just for show” a proposal recently put forward for 12-party talks on constitutional reform.
Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the United States is sending the wrong signal by opening the door for broader engagement with Burma’s military.
Two soldiers from the Karen National Liberation Army have been killed after attempting to intervene in a robbery in Tenasserim Division.
Rangoon municipality wants to turn the city’s markets into multi-storey buildings, so that street vendors can be moved indoors and off the city’s busy pavements.
Rangoon court accepts charges against a New Zealander and two Burmese men accused of insulting religion for distributing a flyer showing a Buddha wearing headphones.
Two Burmese migrants accused of a high-profile double murder in Thailand appeal once again to Burma’s leading lady as they prepare for an expedited hearing.
The backpacker, a unique variety of traveler associated with intrepid, low-cost wandering, is fast becoming a cardinal feature of Burma’s tourist scene.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi dismisses a Rangoon Division parliament proposal for 12-party talks on constitutional reform; other opposition lawmakers also question its intentions.
A collision with a bird during final descent into Rangoon International Airport damaged the nosecone of an Airbus plane, with no injuries reported among passengers or crew.
Malaysian police arrest 20 people in a widening investigation into the murder of at least 18 Burmese nationals in the state of Penang since January
A string of huge dams planned along the Salween River, one of Asia’s last untamed waterways, could reignite civil war in Burma, ethnic minorities fear.
Rangoon police charge a New Zealander and two Burmese men with insulting religion because their bar distributed a promotional flyer showing a Buddha wearing headphones
Rangoon’s historic municipal elections will see women constitute just over 10 percent of the 293 candidates competing in the Dec. 27 polls.
Rangoon Division parliament approves a proposal urging the president, army chief, Suu Kyi and other political players to hold 12-party talks on constitutional reforms.
The KIA says it cancels monthly meetings with Burma Army commanders, as the government failed to explain a recent attack on a KIA training school.
A court rejects the appeal of former Religious Affairs Minister Hsan Hsint, who was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment on charges of corruption and sedition.
Salt producers in Irrawaddy Division who fail to repay government regeneration loans granted after Cyclone Nargis could face jail as early as next year.
The law, covering first-on-the-scene response and hospital care, is in attempt to fix some of the ails afflicting Burma’s decrepit health care system.