Burma’s Interim Press Council will meet with commander-in-chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing to discuss media freedoms and facilitating journalists’ access to military representatives.
Scores of refugees are in detention after being rescued by Thailand’s anti-human trafficking police from a rubber plantation in Thailand’s Phang Nga province.
American multinational Yum! Brands and Yoma Strategic Holding of Burmese businessman Serge Pun will open up the first KFC restaurant in Burma next year.
Burma’s first ever film festival devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues will take place in Rangoon next month.
Rhetoric from the al-Qaeda firebrand Ayman al-Zawahiri will find no fertile ground in Myanmar, given the country’s long history of interreligious harmony.
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Activists protest against the arrest of a pair of Burmese migrants accused of murdering two tourists in Thailand, as the Thai prime minister visits.
Dozens of residents flee villages, while Burma Army soldiers are seen during operations to hunt down DKBA rebels, with whom they have clashed for days.
More fighting between the Burma Army and Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) forces in Karen State forces dozens of villagers to flee their homes.
One woman’s journey from a life of privilege to a lifetime of service.
A Burmese pilot who went missing nearly two weeks ago in the mountains of northern Kachin State is found dead.
A report alleges that pro-government militias fighting against Kachin rebels have been given free rein to profit from the drug trade in northern Burma.
Activists say Naypyidaw and Bangkok should address complaints of local communities over a lack of consultation and compensation during construction of the Dawei SEZ project.
Thai forensic pathologist Dr. Porntip Rojanasunan has added her voice to growing criticism of the Thai police investigation into the murders on Koh Tao.
Burma’s state media have been mum—or decidedly disparaging—on student protestors’ efforts to bring democracy to Hong Kong over the last few weeks.
When retired general Prayuth Chan-ocha lands in Burma he can expect a little love and a lot understanding of the former generals running Burma’s government.
Authorities sealed off villages and in some cases beat and arrested Rohingya Muslims who refused to register with immigration officials, residents and activists say.
Thailand’s newly installed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives in Naypyidaw to discuss bilateral ties, including progress on the multi-billion dollar Dawei Special Economic Zone.
Amnesty International calls for an independent investigation into allegations that Thai police tortured Burmese migrants during the investigation into the murders on Koh Tao
President Thein Sein has pledged to free 3,073 prisoners from the nation’s jails, including 58 foreigners, eight former Military Intelligence officers and two political prisoners.