The Karen National Union announces postponement of a proposal to unify Karen armed forces and an extended leave from the United Nationalities Federal Council.
Local farmers in Labutta Township, Irrawaddy Division, face hardship after their rice paddies are flooded by saltwater, wiping out several farmers’ entire harvests.
A Rangoon court rejects an appeal by owners and employees of the defunct Bi Mon Te Nay journal who are trying to overturn their two-year sentences.
Rangoon police file a criminal lawsuit for unauthorized protest against the organizers of a demonstration calling for an inquiry into the killing of a journalist.
Fauna & Flora International researchers say they have captured the first film footage of wild red pandas in Burma in the mountains of Kachin State.
Radical monk Ashin Wirathu, known for incendiary online activity, is a digital hermit in the months following inter-communal riots in Burma’s second largest city, Mandalay.
The US Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell visits conflict-torn Kachin State this weekend in advance of a visit to Burma by US President Barack Obama next month.
Two ethnic language newspapers in Chin State are shut down by the regional government, making them the third and fourth publications closed in a month.
RANGOON — The wife of slain local journalist Aung Kyaw Naing said on Monday that police in Mon State’s Kyaikmayaw town have accepted her complaint and agreed to open an investigation into her husband’s killing by the Burma Army. “We only could open one complaint for a criminal charge at the moment, which is a […]
Crowds gather in Rangoon to demand a full investigation into the death of Par Gyi, a journalist allegedly arrested and killed by the Burma Army.
Desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Arakan State, with an estimated 100,000 fleeing by boat since inter-communal violence erupted in 2012.
Activists plan a demonstration to call for an investigation and justice in the case of the reported killing of a journalist by the Burma Army.
The father of one of two Burmese migrants accused of murder on Thailand’s Koh Tao says Thai police threatened to kill his son under interrogation.
Low-cost carrier AirAsia will soon fly direct flights between Naypyidaw and Kuala Lumpur as the Burmese capital prepares to host a major regional summit.
Two Burmese women activists and an advocacy group will accept awards from the N-Peace Network alongside other Asian peace activists at a ceremony in Bangkok.
Recent drug seizures and reports of growing drug abuse in western Burma’s Arakan State are causing concern among local residents and state authorities.
A journalist covering the recent fighting between the Burma Army and Karen rebels on Mon State was reportedly killed while in custody of government soldiers.
An influential Washington think tank criticizes Burma’s government for presiding over a “humanitarian catastrophe” and doing little to track down perpetrators of anti-Muslim violence.
A British labor rights activist visits two Burmese men accused of murder in southern Thailand as the migrants’ parents arrive to visit their children.
Top-ranking Karen leadership meets this week to discuss rejoining the nation’s main ethnic coalition and uniting Karen rebels under a single military alliance.