The latest deadly accident on the hastily constructed Rangoon-Mandalay-Naypyidaw highway raises the death toll this year to 80 people, while 350 were injured so far.
On the first day of talks in the Kachin State capital, government negotiators and Kachin Independence Organization leaders agree on body to monitor troop movements.
The private foundation led by the late democracy activist and journalist will keep its cash donations going, honoring Win Tin’s wishes.
Nationalist Buddhist monks call Burmese civil society groups “traitors” because they object to the interfaith marriage bill that the monks have put forth.
Aid workers say the rains will make temporary UN-supplied tents unlivable for those who fled recent outbreaks of fighting in Kachin and Shan states.
Lee Hsien Loong describes what he saw on a drive outside Naypyidaw as similar to “Singapore or Penang in the 1950s and 1960s.”
Another bus is converted into a mobile classroom for youth teashop workers in Rangoon, in an initiative by the Myanmar Mobile Education Project.
A UWSP leader says Wa-controlled areas in Shan State will under no circumstances seek a ‘Crimea-style’ secession from Burma with the support of China.
People who left Burma for various reasons under the former junta can now apply for citizenship, although officials say the process might take some time.
A translation of a fairy tale by the former Czech president and playwright will be launched in Rangoon, with a reading by dissident Min Ko Naing.
Asean chair Burma says the bloc will address spiraling tensions between Vietnam and China over disputes in the South China Sea during this weekend’s summit.
A member of the Shan National League for Democracy who was abducted by soldiers earlier this week is charged with communicating with an unlawful association.
The Chin National Action Committee on Census issues a statement based on its monitoring of the census-taking process in Chin State and among other Chin communities.
Burmese soldiers allegedly raid a liaison office of the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS), raising concerns about trust in the peace process.
The ethnic Karen rebel group and former student activists will combine their efforts to end conflict in Burma and to amend the 2008 Constitution.
A Thai employer has been accused of murdering two Burmese refugees, a married couple, who were working on his farm in Thailand’s Tak Province
A foreign reporter for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) news agency is forced to leave the country after covering a protest in support of press freedom.
The United Nationalities Federal Council confirms that it has opened a “war office” in an area controlled by Kachin rebels.
More than 50,000 people are expected to meet Burma’s main opposition on Saturday when she attempts to demonstrate public support for constitutional reform.