The drafting of a new registration law specifically for non-governmental organizations is approved by Burma’s Lower House of Parliament while existing legislation will also be reviewed.
Journalists in Burma say they plan to protest in front of Rangoon’s City Hall next week to express their growing frustration with the government’s failure to follow through on promises to introduce meaningful media reforms. At a meeting on Thursday, the Committee for Press Freedom (CPF) discussed the Ministry of Information’s continuing controls over the [...]
The United Nations is unable to reach more than a third of the estimated 65,000 internally displaced people currently uprooted by fighting in Kachin State.
The 88 Generation Students meet ethnic Karen and Mon political leaders and agree to work together towards developing peace and a strong democracy.
Local authorities in Arakan State have shortened curfews in townships affected by recent violence as the situation appears to be returning to normal.
The Burmese military is allegedly preparing for a large-scale offensive against Kachin rebels in northern Burma despite ostensibly attempting to arrange peace talks.
Lower House Speaker Shwe Mann tells MPs they can begin impeachment proceedings against Burma’s Constitutional Tribunal next week over an unresolved dispute.
Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is known as the voice of Burma’s downtrodden but her silence on the Rohingya issue has drawn accusations of hypocrisy.
Despite flooding across the Irrawaddy Delta due to heavy rain, drought has hit central Burma destroying the crops of farmers in Mandalay Division.
A transnational criminal group producing and selling large quantities of methamphetamine is busted in a joint operation by the Chinese and Burmese authorities.
Burma’s return to the international community is prompting Thai students to prepare for an economic renaissance by learning the Burmese language.
The Indonesian Red Cross is trying to coordinate relief efforts pledged from Indonesia for the thousands of Rohingya Muslims caught up in sectarian violence in Burma.
Nyan Htun, the commander-in-chief of Burma’s navy, is selected as the country’s new vice president.
Massive flooding caused by ongoing heavy rain forces thousands of people in Irrawaddy Division and Karen State to flee their homes.
UN envoy says the recent visit of the Turkish Foreign Minister to violence-hit Arakan State shows the Burmese government sincerely wants to solve the crisis.
Institutes of Technology will reopen in Burma’s two biggest cities of Rangoon and Mandalay after being closed by the junta government 24 years ago.
Gen Nyan Htun, the commander-in-chief of Burma’s navy, is seen as the favored candidate for the post of vice-president.
Myanmar Journalists Association representatives refuse to take part in the new 20-member Myanmar Core Press Council until changes are made to its powers and obligations.
Prominent Muslim American groups launch Burma Task Force USA to raise the profile of the Rohingya issue and speak out against alleged atrocities and abuses.
China’s biggest manhunt this year ends in the death by gunshot of serial killer Zhou Kehua who is rumored to have acquired his lethal skills in Burma.