A report into the killing of 35 members of the All Burma Students’ Democratic Front by its own leadership documents extensive torture and summary executions.
KIA leaders meet with President Thein Sein and the army in Naypyidaw in the rebel group’s first ceasefire meeting with the government in Burma’s capital.
Burma expresses “deep sorrow” for the deaths of five people across the border in China’s Yunnan province, who were reportedly killed by an errant airstrike.
China sends fighter jets to its border with Burma after it said a Burmese warplane dropped a bomb on Chinese territory, killing four people.
About 50 people are believed to have drowned when a Burmese ferry sinks in bad weather, though more people on the vessel may have died.
The party of Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will contest the general election this year regardless of whether the Constitution is changed.
Two journalists detained in Tharyarwaddy Prison are released from custody, three days after they were detained while trying to report on student demonstrations.
Students temporarily detained in a recent crackdown on a protest in Letpadan, Pegu Division, describe police conduct this week as “unfair,” “brutal” and “unforgivable.”
Kokang rebels say they had no active links to a Chinese businessman who died under mysterious circumstances while in custody of the military intelligence agency.
A Burmese translation of the acclaimed Burmese author’s ‘Golden Parasol’ will give local readers the chance to read one of the country’s finest writers.
Authorities at the Bagan temple complex ban coaches and other heavy vehicles from passing through the Tharapa Gate in order to protect the ancient structure.
Burma’s tourism industry boom shows no sign of abating despite a series of high-profile internal conflicts in recent months, according to industry figures.
Burma is designated a country of concern for the 10th consecutive year as London prepares to increase aid by more than 30 percent.
A leading education reform network will abstain from parliamentary discussions until all student demonstrators arrested earlier this week are released from custody.
Shwe Mann has told political leaders in Naypyidaw that six-party talks pushed for by lawmakers will be held within the next few days.
Facebook users across the world post their support for Burma’s student activists, while a local anti-hate speech movement launches its own online solidarity effort.
Burmese authorities continue their clampdown on student organizations in the wake of Tuesday’s crackdown, as police detain four students in Rangoon and one in Monywa.
An activist known as U Mote Sate—a nickname inspired by his distinctive beard—goes into hiding after online attacks label him as an instigator.
Prominent public figures denounce a violent police crackdown on protesting students this week in Letpadan, Pegu Division, at an event in Rangoon attended by hundreds.
Opposition questions parliamentary approval for a Chinese loan for police cars and boats, saying interest rates are too high and police rights records too poor.