The UN rights envoy for Burma Tomás Ojea Quintana says the killing of three Rohingya by Arakan State police forces last week should be investigated.
A pipeline connecting western Burma to China is ready to carry gas from July, but won’t be fully operational for about three more months.
Three activists involved in social network groups have been detained for allegedly participating in illegal associations after showing support for farmers who plowed confiscated land.
A Muslim man who was accused of setting fire to a Buddhist petrol vendor in Lashio was sentenced to 26 years’ imprisonment.
A special Burmese government delegation departs for Malaysia to probe violence against Burmese migrant workers there, state-owned newspaper The Mirror reports.
The UN refugee agency meets high-ranking officials in southeast Burma to discuss plans of repatriating more than 140,000 Burmese refugees in Thailand.
Construction on the Chinese-backed dam was suspended, but life has not gotten easier for hundreds of farming families relocated for the project.
Burma has little capacity to use its natural resources for its own development, but leaders face pressure to deliver tangible results—including meeting energy needs.
Burma’s government says it will “fairly” compensate 90 farmers who will lose land during the first development phase of the Japanese-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone.
Burma’s state airline says it will stop flying its Chinese-made MA60 planes following its second accident with the turboprop model in less than a month.
Burmese tycoons help bring back Burmese nationals wishing to return to their homeland in the wake of violence in Malaysia targeting Burmese people there.
Burma is open for business, but the country’s labor conditions raise eyebrows in the wake of a deadly factory collapse in neighboring Bangladesh.
Immigration Minister is the most senior official to publicly support a two-child limit on Rohingya Muslims, which opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi calls discriminatory.
Locals whose lands around Inle Lake were confiscated due to a hotel zoning project in the area flee their villages in fear of being arrested.
On the one-year anniversary of the Arakan violence, local Buddhists praise the government’s segregation measures, but Rohingyas resent attempts to register them as stateless Bengalis.
Police launch an investigation after suspected armed insurgents hijacked a bus, robbed more than $4,000 worth of goods and killed two people in south Burma.
Dozens march in Burma’s commercial capital to mark the two-year anniversary of renewed fighting in Burma’s northernmost state.
Leaders of the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) meet with President Thein Sein face to face for the first time.
Mandalay Division’s government said it is privatizing the tourist exploitation of the historic Mandalay Palace complex, the abode of Burma’s last kings, the Konbaung Dynasty.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi raised the issue of youth unemployment during a rally near Burma’s second-biggest city this weekend.