“With the Dawn” will be screened for special guests and the press on June 25, but will not go on general release in Burma until October.
A spokesman for the Karen National Union says a delegation led by Mutu Say Poe is in the Burmese capital for regular talks.
Merchants with a stake in the off-the-books trade in Mae Sot say business has taken a hit since the Thai military staged a coup.
A meeting of Karen parties, armed groups and NGOs reiterated calls for a federal union, while offering support for the NLD’s constitutional reform campaign.
A Rangoon-based consumer advocacy group seeks to rid Burmese schools of snacks containing harmful chemicals and food additives.
Her constitutional reform roadshow is due to hit Sittwe, but it is not yet confirmed whether she will speak in the troubled Arakan State capital.
As students return to classes after the summer holiday in Burma, public schools are still understaffed and lack adequate supplies of textbooks.
Consumer products giant Unilever scrambles to remove advertising banners that prominently display the symbol of an extremist movement blamed for anti-Muslim attacks.
In the first formal complaint filed under JICA’s objection procedures, three residents list the negative effects of Japanese investment at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone.
The opposition party says the claim that its leader was speaking “outside the boundaries of the Constitution” during a recent rally are false.
Burma and its neighbors should reform their drug control policies, as the current approach fails to address growing drug trade and use problems, researchers say.
A meeting to push for amending Burma’s Constitution in Chin State is prohibited, with locals saying the refusal is having a chilling effect on activism.
Amid an opposition campaign calling for amendments, the Burmese president says in his monthly radio address that “a living, breathing Constitution is always evolving.”
Bangladesh accuses Burmese troops of firing on its border guards days after an earlier exchange of fire left one Bangladeshi guard dead.Bangladesh accuses Burmese troops of firing on its border guards days after an earlier exchange of fire left one Bangladeshi guard dead.
A Burmese border guard officer says a member of the Border Guard Bangladesh was killed when a clash broke out between the two sides.
The World Health Organization admits its office in Burma’s former capital costs $79,000 per month, as international organizations face calls for transparency.
The minister of agriculture and irrigation tells staff members not to participate in the National League for Democracy’s signature campaign for constitutional reform.
Beginning in Rangoon and Irrawaddy divisions, a rights group is launching a project to enable more children with physical or mental disabilities to get an education.
Burmese women plan to raise their concerns about the controversial bill to restrict interfaith marriage during a major conference of activists in Thailand.
Epicenter of tremor reported to be on the Kachin State border with China, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties or damage.