Artist and former political prisoner Htein Lin explains to The Irrawaddy the title of his solo show currently on display at Rangoon’s River Gallery II.
At least 20,000 people in camps around Sittwe will run out of drinking water within 10 days, while food will run out within two weeks.
An environmental group is working with Burma’s government to create a Kachin State national park to protect the forests of the endangered Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges Burma’s government to protect UN and international aid workers and ensure a peaceful and credible census in troubled Arakan State.
Officials say census teams will ignore households that want register their ethnicity as Rohingya, a move that is causing problems among enumerators in Arakan State.
Burma’s nationwide census begins in earnest, accompanied by plenty of controversy but also reports of the population-counting exercise proceeding smoothly.
The holiday known as Thingyan is expected to be bigger than ever this year, with more pandals from which to drench passing pedestrians with hoses.
Recent riots in Sittwe were sparked by the rumored disrespectful handling of a Buddhist flag, prompting an official to caution international aid workers.
Hundreds of people, apparently working for City Hall, forcibly dismantled a protest camp in central Rangoon in the early hours of Sunday morning.
One of two English-language private dailies available in Burma has suspended its operations to build up capacity, according to the publication’s founder.
The veteran journalist and outspoken democracy activist was reportedly put on oxygen therapy after losing consciousness, and is now staying at Rangoon General Hospital.
Saturday’s gathering at the Rangoon Divisional Parliament was the first time that the president has met with representatives from every political party in Burma.
A lack of money hampers efforts to rebuild homes for thousands who remain displaced one year after communal violence hit the central Burma city.
As the group completes its second delegation to Burma, former world leaders note the “mistrust” that blights progress in the country.
The Arakan State capital was rocked by a second day of attacks on international aid groups, and one girl was killed by police warning shots.
The National Network for Education Reform (NNER) criticizes the government’s proposal for a new law to govern education policy in Burma.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing delivers a speech at a parade in Naypyidaw to mark Armed Forces Day, the anniversary of Burma taking up arms against the occupying Japanese.
An Arakanese mob attacked the offices and private homes of Malteser International, a large humanitarian NGO, forcing staff to flee and shut down operations.
A small village outside Mandalay is the best place to enjoy Burma’s traditional toddy palm juice, or “sky beer.”
As Burma’s economy grows and tourist arrivals rise, aviation safety will be put to the test in a country with a checkered air safety record.