The ethnic Karen representatives fear the deals being signed will negatively impact Karen communities if proper consultations are not held.
Family, friends and fans paid tribute to Burmese songwriter Kyaw Kyaw Aung, better known as KAT, on Monday, after he suddenly died this past weekend.
Nearly 1,400 people who were displaced in anti-Muslim riots in the east Burma town of Lashio return to their homes, local authorities say.
A former political prisoner talks about the challenges facing many like him, who say the government has done nothing to help them reintegrate into society.
A 20-year-old Burmese man was found slashed to death in Malaysia in the latest in a series of attacks on Burmese in the Muslim-majority country.
At least 12 Burmese migrant workers drowned off Thailand’s southwestern coast this weekend when boats smuggling them from Burma to Thailand, sank.
Activists protesting the Letpadaung copper mine condemn the sentencing of three detained demonstrators, accusing the judiciary of inadequate transparency and failing to follow due process.
Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tells Burma’s political leaders that the National Democratic Institute will assist the country in its transition to democracy.
One son tells of how his father paid for his religious affiliation with his life as the family tried to flee anti-Muslim violence in Lashio.
Zaw Zaw built an empire by befriending Burma’s military government. Following the reforms, he is breaking with the past to embrace a prosperous, cosmopolitan future.
Anti-Muslim violence in Lashio this week displaced hundreds of Muslim families. They wait in limbo at a local Buddhist monastery, facing an uncertain future.
After providing free funeral services to more than 120,000, the founder of Rangoon’s Free Funeral Service Society says he no longer fears death.
The people of Arakan State host pagoda festivals in Mrauk U, where one such festival is popular for its traditional long boat race and wrestling.
After a preliminary peace agreement between Burma’s government and Kachin rebels, Minister Aung Min says internally displaced people should prepare to leave their camps.
Three days after anti-Muslim riots first broke out in Lashio, Shan State, more than 1,400 displaced people shelter at a Buddhist monastery there.
The government will release ethnic Kachin detainees who were arrested under the Unlawful Association Act, including Brang Shawn.
Victims and activists urge the government to reveal the truth about the Depayin massacre as they commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the slaughter.
Activists say the construction of 11 dams on the Mekong River would destroy the ability of communities in Burma to catch fish and grow rice.
Minister Kan Zaw dismisses opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s criticism of the pace of the government’s reforms, saying that the measures have international support.
Thailand has awarded one of its highest honors to Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, the commander-in-chief of Burma’s armed forces.