Ban Ki-moon has reaffirmed the United Nations stance on Rohingya in Arakan State, expressing concerns about the granting of conditional citizenship to the Muslim minority.
As President Barack Obama arrives in Burma’s capital, he confronts a nation backsliding on economic and political reforms that were rewarded with US sanctions relief.
Nearly half of all complaints made to the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission this year are related to land disputes.
A Burmese marionette troupe wins the Best Puppet Animation award at the Harmony World Puppet Carnival, one of the most renowned festivals of its kind.
The son of a senior politician who was recently blacklisted by the United States joins President Thein Sein on a business delegation to Australia.
At this week’s regional summit, Southeast Asian leaders will push their giant neighbor to take a less bellicose approach to South China Sea disputes.
Activists raise concerns over Burma’s peace process amid a growing chorus of ethnic minority voices clamoring for US President Barack Obama to address the issue.
World leaders will descend on the surreal capital of Burma this week, an unthinkable event when it was run by a brutal military junta.
US President Obama will stay in a hotel managed by Kempinski Hotel Group and owned by two Burmese conglomerates, a minister is quoted as saying.
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.