The World Bank approves a US$100 million loan for Burma to improve the health care services provided to mothers and children in the impoverished country.
Six Chin farmers who fled after having been arrested and allegedly tortured by the Burma Army return to their village in Chin State’s Palatwa Township.
Three Burmese witnesses in the double murder case on Thailand’s Koh Tao are released after giving testimony in the case involving two of their compatriots.
The Burma Army orders 1,000 civilians to leave villages near the jade mining town in Kachin State because clashes with Kachin rebels could break out.
State-owned flag carrier Myanma Airways will begin offering brand new sightseeing routes over some of Burma’s most scenic and historic sites.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing assigns three generals the task of communicating with the media, following a meeting between the commander-in-chief and members of the press.
The commanders of units of different Karen rebel groups in southeastern Burma say they will begin military cooperation, following an increase in Burma Army operations.
Two Burmese migrant workers should not be the primary suspects in a double murder in Thailand, a rights group says, as a pre-trial hearing begins.
The government will pay schoolteachers who teach ethnic minority languages in Burma, according to ethnic leaders, in a win for ethnic minorities’ rights and cultures.
Fighting in southeastern Burma between the government and Karen rebels is linked to a planned dam nearby on the Salween River, an environmental watchdog says.
Civil society urged corporate and government stakeholders to take additional measures in preparation for implementing the EITI, a resource revenue reporting protocol.
The temple complex of Bagan in central Burma will become a World Heritage Site within the next few years, a Unesco expert says.
Burma’s Interim Press Council will meet with commander-in-chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing to discuss media freedoms and facilitating journalists’ access to military representatives.
Scores of refugees are in detention after being rescued by Thailand’s anti-human trafficking police from a rubber plantation in Thailand’s Phang Nga province.
American multinational Yum! Brands and Yoma Strategic Holding of Burmese businessman Serge Pun will open up the first KFC restaurant in Burma next year.
Burma’s first ever film festival devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues will take place in Rangoon next month.
Rhetoric from the al-Qaeda firebrand Ayman al-Zawahiri will find no fertile ground in Myanmar, given the country’s long history of interreligious harmony.
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Activists protest against the arrest of a pair of Burmese migrants accused of murdering two tourists in Thailand, as the Thai prime minister visits.
Dozens of residents flee villages, while Burma Army soldiers are seen during operations to hunt down DKBA rebels, with whom they have clashed for days.