Two Burmese migrants accused of a high-profile double murder in Thailand appeal once again to Burma’s leading lady as they prepare for an expedited hearing.
The backpacker, a unique variety of traveler associated with intrepid, low-cost wandering, is fast becoming a cardinal feature of Burma’s tourist scene.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi dismisses a Rangoon Division parliament proposal for 12-party talks on constitutional reform; other opposition lawmakers also question its intentions.
A collision with a bird during final descent into Rangoon International Airport damaged the nosecone of an Airbus plane, with no injuries reported among passengers or crew.
Malaysian police arrest 20 people in a widening investigation into the murder of at least 18 Burmese nationals in the state of Penang since January
A string of huge dams planned along the Salween River, one of Asia’s last untamed waterways, could reignite civil war in Burma, ethnic minorities fear.
Rangoon police charge a New Zealander and two Burmese men with insulting religion because their bar distributed a promotional flyer showing a Buddha wearing headphones
Rangoon’s historic municipal elections will see women constitute just over 10 percent of the 293 candidates competing in the Dec. 27 polls.
Rangoon Division parliament approves a proposal urging the president, army chief, Suu Kyi and other political players to hold 12-party talks on constitutional reforms.
The KIA says it cancels monthly meetings with Burma Army commanders, as the government failed to explain a recent attack on a KIA training school.
A court rejects the appeal of former Religious Affairs Minister Hsan Hsint, who was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment on charges of corruption and sedition.
Salt producers in Irrawaddy Division who fail to repay government regeneration loans granted after Cyclone Nargis could face jail as early as next year.
The law, covering first-on-the-scene response and hospital care, is in attempt to fix some of the ails afflicting Burma’s decrepit health care system.
A Rangoon Division official proposes 12-party talks on constitutional reforms to local parliament, after the president and the army recently dismissed calls for six-party talks.
Twenty Burmese Muslims stand accused of links to a terrorist group in a trial that their lawyer says lacks credible evidence to back the allegations.
Ethnic armed groups plan to form a Federal Union Army to bolster defense cooperation and aid the creation of a future federal army for Burma.
With fines failing to deter owners of high performance automobiles and motorbikes, traffic police have been instructed to seize and impound unauthorized vehicles.
A report claim provisions in Burma’s Ward and Village Tract Administrative Laws are undemocratic, calling for amendments to provisions of the Constitution concerning local governance.
Opium cultivation in Burma stabilizes in 2014, marking the first time since 2006 that cultivation did not expand, a new UN report says.
Prominent columnist Htin Lin Oo will be subjected to a lawsuit and possible imprisonment over the contents of an October speech condemned by Buddhist groups.