Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair tells an audience in Rangoon of the international parallels with Burma’s peace process.
Authorities in Burma’s capital Naypyidaw are preventing the National League for Democracy from conducting a public opinion poll on the need for constitutional reform.
Thousands of Buddhists demonstrate in Arakan State against a visit by officials from Islamic countries.
A Central Bank official confirms that the financial institution will work with the government to issue bank notes featuring the image of Burma’s independence hero.
President Thein Sein pardoned 69 political prisoners on Friday. Two grandsons of the late Burmese dictator Ne Win are among those who are set free.
Villagers say police fired indiscriminately into a crowd near the controversial project on Thursday evening.
Protests against the visit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation continued on Thursday, while further demonstrations are expected during the delegation’s visit to Arakan State.
The European Commission says funding in the next seven years will target rural development, education, governance and peace building.
Speaking in Rangoon, former US President Bill Clinton talks up Burma’s political reforms, calling its transition from military rule to a nominally civilian government “remarkable.”
Members of the Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra are set to perform with a French string quartet for domestic concerts before performing at Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
Some 300 Burmese and international women’s activists gather in Rangoon to discuss the role of women in peace-building and the ongoing reform process in Burma.
With 26 days to go before the SEA Games start in Burma, organizers announce that tickets sales for the sports event will begin on Monday.
A week after the government offered ethnic armed groups a nationwide ceasefire, the Palaung rebels reject the draft agreement.
The West wants to engage Myanmar’s military, but are the generals really ready to reform after decades of brutal oppression by the country’s ruling junta?
Community leaders want the Mon history of the massive Dhammazedi bell to be remembered.
Since the Karen National Union stopped fighting the Burma Army last year, development has rushed into the area in southern Burma.
While Kachin State farmers struggle to make ends meet because of poor soil, low yields and chronic indebtedness, others are hampered by conflict.
About 1,000 Buddhists take to the streets of Rangoon to protest the visit of a delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation this week.
Tensions are high in villages near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine, after authorities dispatched about 100 policemen and warned several protest camps to disperse.
An electricity rate increase slated to take effect this month will be postponed until the 2014-15 fiscal year following a public backlash against the proposal.