A budget request of 7 billion kyats for Burma’s peace process is submitted to Parliament as a designated appropriations item for the first time.
Thousands of monks in Mandalay want to restrict marriage between Buddhist women and men of other faiths, as well as voting by temporary ID holders.
The opposition leader has attempted unsuccessfully to talk with the commander-in-chief about constitutional reform, and she says she plans to try again.
The first ever instrumental guitar show in the country, set to be held in Rangoon this month, offers a chance for virtuosos to play to the public.
About 80 Burmese civil society organizations participated in a US-funded ‘Tech Camp’, where they learned how to use ICT to promote their organizations’ goals.
The power provider in Burma’s former capital imposes a fine on an ice factory in Hlaing Township for avoiding paying the full amount for power.
As a report records widespread allegations of rape against the Burma Army, Mon women’s group wants justice for victim in Mon State.
The ministry requests less funding for this fiscal year, although the proposed budget, if approved, would still be the biggest budget of all government ministries.
The relevance of the Myanmar Peace Support Initiative is being reviewed two years after Norway spent US$2 million on aid projects in Burma’s conflict areas.
More than 4,000 huts built by squatters on the outskirts of Burma’s former capital were demolished without explanation by the Rangoon Division government on Tuesday.
Burma’s ethnic armed groups and government negotiators agree more time should be spent on a draft agreement before a scheduled Hpa-an meeting takes place.
An undeveloped and largely rural area across the Rangoon River is an unlikely hit among tourists to Burma’s former capital.
Burmese archaeologists say a recently discovered stone tablet dating back more than 900 years could shed light on the largely untold life of King Sawlu.
The practice, known locally as “bombing,” has been banned for good reasons by most countries around the world, including Burma.
A women’s group says the military still uses rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and girls raped since 2010.
Divisions in the literary community are unearthed as poets and cartoonists announce plans to steer clear of a high-profile event in Mandalay next month.
Burma’s commander-in-chief claims the military has only ever acted defensively in the country’s ethnic conflicts, but warns that the military is “afraid of no one.”
A presidential adviser says Burma has reduced its foreign debt but still owes $5 billion to Paris Club countries and Japan.
Khan Academy, a YouTube channel and website used by millions of students worldwide, is taking steps to be more accessible for people in Burma.
Public company awaits approval on plan to spend more than US$10 million on projects in the virtually pristine group of islands in southern Burma.