Heavy fighting between the Burma Army and Kokang rebels in Laukkai town creates a dangerous and chaotic situation in which many civilians were reportedly killed.
Two Spanish photographers are forced to leave Burma after documenting student protests without journalist visas, the second such deportation in less than a year.
Quizzed about whether he will seek the presidency, the commander-in-chief has said he is more focused on upgrading the combat capabilities of his troops.
Myaung Pyo villagers have staged a protest at the nearby Heinda mine, angered by the operation’s toll on nearby farmland and water tables.
Government troops fighting ethnic rebels near the Chinese border recover the bodies of 13 insurgents and captured eight others, state media reports.
A student protest group marching from Mandalay to Rangoon says they will continue their demonstration until Parliament passes an amended National Education Law.
The Dagon City 1 project looks set to proceed, but a suspension ordered by the Myanmar Investment Commission has highlighted inconsistencies in Rangoon’s planning regime.
A top US State Department official criticizes a Burmese government decision to invalidate temporary identity cards and revoke the voting rights of stateless Rohingya Muslims.
Most ethnic armed groups decline to sign a government statement on the stalled nationwide ceasefire process as it lacks details, an ethnic leader says.
Burma Army operations against ethnic Kokang rebels in northern Shan State cost the lives of 47 soldiers, while 73 were wounded, state media report.
A new law enabling Burma to hold a constitutional referendum is unlikely to bring changes that would allow Aung San Suu Kyi to become president.
On the centennial of General Aung San’s birth, 88-year-old Hkawn Raw Makawng recalls the story behind a much-loved photograph of the late independence leader.
The president’s office announces the expiry of temporary identity cards, overturning a parliamentary decision to grant ‘white card’ holders voting rights during a constitutional referendum.
While representatives from several ethnic armed groups gathered in Naypyidaw to mark Union Day on Thursday, non-ceasefire groups, including Kachin rebels, were conspicuously absent.
In an apparent breakthrough after months of protest, government representatives agreed in principle to education reforms during talks with students and education advocates on Wednesday.
Thousands of Kokang region residents reportedly flee into China’s Yunnan Province to escape heavy fighting and army airstrikes on ethnic rebels in northern Shan State.
Burma’s President Thein Sein gives the green light to hold a referendum this year on amendments to the country’s military-drafted Constitution, two lawmakers say.
The widow of a Burmese journalist killed in military custody blames the Burma Army for delays in her late husband’s case going before a court.
The Mon State government has approved the development of a hotel zone on an 8-mile stretch of the state’s pristine coastline, according to a state minister.
An investigation into the recent deaths and alleged rape of two young women in northern Shan State has been criticized by a local religious group.