Burmese business leaders call on Washington to drop remaining sanctions after meeting with one of the largest American business delegations ever to visit the country.
As a US business delegation visits Burma, blacklisted businessmen rub shoulders with would-be investors uncertain about Washington’s long-term policy on the country.
Chinese police rescue 4,815 lives snakes near Ruili, in one of the largest animal-trafficking busts along the Sino-Burmese border in recent history.
With a camera and personal journals, dozens of boys and girls in Burma’s restive northern state document life in a camp for internally displaced persons.
The co-chairperson of the Open Government Partnership, an international transparency organization, says Burma must make important changes before it’s ready to become a member.
Rescued Rohingya’s from Burma say they floated for 25 days at sea and 97 people died of starvation after Thailand’s navy removed their boat’s engine.
Complaints about illegal acts committed by Burma’s former military junta can still be submitted to the government, according to the chairman of a government committee.
Robberies of foreign tourists are increasing at the ancient temple complex of Bagan but local police are failing to improve safety, local tourist businesses complain.
Burma’s Upper House on Thursday rejected a proposal to develop a nuclear power plant in the country by 2020.
Despite the recent lull in fighting in Kachin State, there is still no sign of an end to conflict there between Kachin and Burmese forces.
The rise in foreign investment in Burma’s resource-rich border regions risks exacerbating ethnic conflicts and environmental destruction, a new report warns.
Burma’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has great ambitions for the coming year, but critics say they aren’t realistic.
The Shan State Army North and Burma’s military fought escalating skirmishes in the past days, but rebels said an emergency meeting had stemmed the violence.
Burmese opposition lawmakers take issue with plans to give the country’s armed forces more than US $1 billion in funding in the coming fiscal year.
Burma’s government and ethnic militias discussed for the first time how local and international aid projects can be implemented in the country’s impoverished ethnic regions.
Burma’s Ministry of Immigration and Population says it has begun verifying the status of immigrants in Mandalay, where Chinese immigrants—many of them illegal—now dominate.
A Karen girl who was severely abused by a Thai couple begins treatment for her injuries, two days after her tormentors disappear after skipping bail.
Burma’s military and police are arbitrarily detaining Kachin civilians and torturing them into confessing to membership of the Kachin rebels, a human rights group alleges.
Burmese government negotiators held peace talks with leaders of the Shan State Army South on Tuesday and they agreed to meet again in Naypyidaw.
A leading activist says only the complete closure of the mine will satisfy the people and serve the interests of the Burmese and Chinese governments.