A fire wrecks 18 floating cottages at the high-end Inle Khaung Daing Village Resort in Burma’s Shan State on Monday night.
The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army is accused of violating a ceasefire agreement with the government by giving more than $10,000 to anti-Letpadaung copper mine activists.
As a Chinese state-run newspaper argues, Burma’s cross-border links to China are already strong and are growing.
Burma ranks near the top of a list gauging global generosity, with the Southeast Asian country’s deeply karmic mindset a likely motivator for its benevolence.
Civil society groups say efforts to educate Burma’s citizens about an international transparency standard governing natural resource extraction are being hampered by local government officials.
The divisional parliament rejects a bill that would require the divisional government to open nursing homes for the elderly in Burma’s biggest city.
Burma observers and internally displaced persons are skeptical about ongoing talks between the government and ethnic armed groups.
Speaking to supporters in Pegu Division, Burma’s opposition leader warns of the reputational damage of participating in elections that are not fair.
A close match finished 1-1 on Saturday night, leaving both teams still likely to progress to the later stages of the men’s football competition.
Japan and Burma sign an investment treaty to nurture closer business ties as the once secluded Southeast Asian country opens its fast-growing economy.
Many male sex workers do not seek medical assistance after contracting sexually transmitted diseases because they do not want to reveal their source of income.
Burma’s Information Ministry urges Interim Press Council to take action against The Sun Rays journal, claiming that the controversial publication is responsible for “unethical” writing.
The mainly ethnic Pa-O inhabitants of Noung Htao village, in Hsi Hseng Township, survive on a meager income from farming.
A horse given to Suu Kyi takes part in the equestrian competition, with support in the crowd from the opposition leader herself.
A planned second round of meetings of Burma’s ethnic armed groups to discuss a government-proposed nationwide ceasefire has been postponed to January.
For some the event inspires national pride, but for others Chinese influence is visible in the opening ceremony in Naypyidaw.
Members of the late King Thibaw’s royal family seek to renovate the Mandalay-based monarch’s former palace, and will request the president’s approval to do so.
A protest camp in eastern Rangoon has been packed up for now, but demonstrators against a military land seizure say they will fight on.
The ethnic armed group says it is watching the Burmese tycoon to determine whether his investments in north Burma are benefiting the local people.
The final deadline for eligible applicants for UN group resettlement to third countries for Burmese refugees on the Thai-Burma border will be sometime in January.