Myitkyina is known for having one of the highest concentrations of heroin addicts in the world. The Kachin Baptist Convention’s rehabilitation camp offers them help.
After years of pop music isolation Burma is ready to rock as the Danish band is eagerly anticipated ahead of its March show.
Suu Kyi’s opposition National League for Democracy party has long said that the constitution is undemocratic because of powers given to the army.
Burma’s former spy chief Khin Nyunt recently made a return to the state-run television screen, appearing alongside Lower House Speaker Shwe Mann.
Thousands of ethnic Kachins welcome dozens of peace activists who walked for 57 days to reach the KIA stronghold of Laiza.
The results of an official fact-finding mission to violence-stricken Arakan State will be released and submitted to President Thein Sein in late March.
The former British prime minister has made his second unannounced visit to Burma. But what’s he up to?
National League for Democracy youths have created the opposition party’s first research unit in order to improve its policy direction ahead of elections in 2015.
Burma announces plans to speed up the application process for new passports, but former political prisoners still face hurdles.
As Burma marks 65 years of diplomatic relations with Thailand, the Thai embassy in Rangoon hosted and event to exhibit the close ties between them.
Leaders of Burma’s activist group 88 Generation Students said they would form a political party, although some in the group expressed doubts about the plan.
Some suspect that a proposed plan to review Burma’s controversial Constitution is designed to further the ambitions of Lower House Speaker Shwe Mann.
Yohei Sasakawa, the chairman of the Nippon Foundation, wants to improve the lot of Burma’s ethnic minorities. But his efforts are not without controversy.
Burma’s state-run media reports that some Letpadaung villagers have accepted compensation, even as others continue to refuse to hand over their land willingly.
Lawmakers in Burma say Parliament may agree this week to establish a commission that would consider amending the country’s 2008 pro-military Constitution.
NLD co-founder Win Tin says that by facing up to a difficult problem, Aung San Suu Kyi showed “how leaders should behave.”
About 2,000 ethnic Karen gathered in northern Karen State on Friday to demand an end to government plans to build dams on the Salween River.
Two Kachin men arrested last year and allegedly tortured for spying for the KIA are now facing charges of plotting to blow up a bridge.
The Karen National Union said it has formed a committee to focus on the reunification of all Karen armed forces.
A controversial draft media law that was sent to Parliament recently won’t be considered before June, and only after consultation with members of the media.