Canada’s government says it had no role in the decision to include Burmese tycoon Steven Law in a trade delegation that visited earlier this month.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi introduces a report on the social, economic and environmental issues at play in the 134 countries straddling the equator.
A draft bill to protect women from physical, mental and sexual violence will likely be finished by the end of the year, activists say.
NGOs supporting IDPs in northern Burma say limited funding and uncertainty over when the displaced might return home are among the biggest challenges facing them.
A Mon State civil society forum calls for broad changes to the way Burma’s regions are run and for NGO involvement in the peace process.
The Chinese government is warned by ethnic politicians that resumption of the multi-billion dollar Myitsone dam project will be detrimental to bilateral relations.
A decision to adopt a new electoral system is facing opposition from ethnic parties, which say the system will likely cause confusion at the polls.
The government opens a tender to develop a new online system that allows tourists to apply more quickly for visas to Burma.
The former Karen National Union chairman and general, who once fought alongside British troops in World War II’s Burma theater, passed away of natural causes.
It will be the first time in two decades that international experts assist in conserving the Buddhist temple complex.
A ceremony is held to commemorate the life of Salai Tin Maung Oo, who was hanged 38 years ago after leading protests against dictatorship.
Burma’s Interim Press Council calls for the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Special Branch police to drop their investigation into the financial records of local media.
There are fewer jade lots at a major gems emporium in Naypyidaw this year, but the government still expects to earn 2 billion euros.
Intense fighting between the Burmese military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) reportedly kills at least four government soldiers this week.
Experts say China is eager to reaffirm longstanding ties with Burma as the Burmese president prepares to meet with Xi Jinping in Beijing.
US Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell hosts an event celebrating his nation’s independence in Mandalay for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Lawmakers reduce punishments in the controversial Peaceful Assembly Act, but protesters are still required to apply for permission from authorities.
More than 130 ethnic Chin women participate in a protest against the Burmese military’s alleged use of rape as a weapon of war in Matupi Township.
Arakanese lawmakers said they were informed that Gen. Maung Maung Ohn will become the Arakan State chief minister, but they plan to resist the appointment.
As Thailand attempts to deport illegal migrants, Burmese workers, including those with proper documentation, report mistreatment by employers and the police.