US President Barack Obama’s visit to Burma in 2012 was a celebration of the nation’s shift from military rule, but optimism fades as Obama returns.
Burmese police say they put security measures in place and search for four Rohingya Muslim “terrorists,” but there are few indications of a threat.
Leaders from some of Burma’s ethnic armed groups meet with government officials in Naypyidaw ahead of major regional summits in the capital this week.
The number of journalists attending the 25th Asean Summit in Naypyidaw reaches a record high as access hits an all-time low.
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has denied that her political party influenced the decision of the US Treasury to blacklist Aung Thaung.
Unlike other regular regional observers, North Korean representatives will not be attending the 25th Asean Summit in Naypyidaw this week.
An investigation into the killing of journalist Aung Kyaw Naing continues, with the findings to be submitted to the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission.
A five-year residency application will be introduced for foreigners and Burmese exiles, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Immigration and Population.
Death toll of the Taunggyi balloon festival rises to four, after an injured man dies of his wounds and a falling balloon kills a child.
More than 200 locals stage a demonstration in front of the local courthouse against the rulings of a judge in Pantanaw Township, Irrawaddy Division.
Flora and Fauna International met with several government ministries and Tenasserim Division authorities to discuss the creation of a Marine Protected Area in Mergui Archipelago.
Aung San Suu Kyi has told a 10,000 strong crowd that her party will fight the military veto on constitutional amendments.
The Vietnam Kitchen serves up fresh, traditional Vietnamese fare in a sophisticated setting for just the right price.
The body of journalist Aung Kyaw Naing, who was killed by the Burma Army last month, is brought to Rangoon and laid to rest.
The Yangon City Development Committee election commission officially approves 291 candidates for the YCDC municipal elections next month in Burma’s biggest city.
While Burma’s media have more freedom than in decades, the powerful military is still “untouchable” and the country’s journalists are increasingly targeted, an activist says.
Burma’s home affairs minister is one of three generals who could be prosecuted for war crimes under the previous military regime, a report finds.
Militarization hinders return and resettlement of internally displaced persons and refugees around the Thai-Burma border, according to The Border Consortium.
Prominent migrant rights activist Kyaw Thaung was briefly detained by immigration authorities in Rangoon for reasons that remain unclear.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will not meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during next week’s visit, but will announce an aid package and deals.