Two organizers are charged after about 500 farmers from all over Burma protest without the authorities’ permission in the center of the city.
The Sino-Burmese border town of Mong La—a haven for casino operators, brothel owners and ivory merchants—is still beyond the reach of Burma’s central government.
Images show everyday life in the state in western Burma that is renowned for being impoverished and cut off, and for its tattooed faces.
Wild elephants are increasingly encroaching on the lands—and threatening the livelihoods—of farmers in the Irrawaddy Delta, local residents say.
Despite calls to keep internal affairs out of regional talks, Asean’s largest member says Burmese strife has effects beyond the country’s borders.
Environmentalists say bamboo should be given special consideration for commercial plantation in Burma, which ranks among the world’s top producers of the plant.
A study by the government, the UN World Food Program and Save the Children examined food security and nutrition in an area with limited rainfall.
Six graves have been found near a camp for internally displaced persons following a raid by government troops on a nearby village three months ago.
China softens its stance toward opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi amid a democratic transition in Burma that could see her one day elected president.
Buddhist villagers and security forces allegedly attacked a Rohingya village in northern Arakan State, leading to the deaths of as many as 60 women and children.
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.