The West wants to engage Myanmar’s military, but are the generals really ready to reform after decades of brutal oppression by the country’s ruling junta?
Community leaders want the Mon history of the massive Dhammazedi bell to be remembered.
Since the Karen National Union stopped fighting the Burma Army last year, development has rushed into the area in southern Burma.
While Kachin State farmers struggle to make ends meet because of poor soil, low yields and chronic indebtedness, others are hampered by conflict.
About 1,000 Buddhists take to the streets of Rangoon to protest the visit of a delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation this week.
Tensions are high in villages near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine, after authorities dispatched about 100 policemen and warned several protest camps to disperse.
An electricity rate increase slated to take effect this month will be postponed until the 2014-15 fiscal year following a public backlash against the proposal.
Limited telecommunications infrastructure may hold back the tide of digital media that has hit newspapers across the globe.
Born 107 years ago on Monday, ethnic Karen General Smith Dun has been written out of Burmese military history.
Burma’s planned opening of border offices that could provide temporary passports to hundreds of thousands of Burmese migrant workers in Thailand is being postponed.
US experts are raising the alarm over the spread of drug-resistant malaria in Burma and several Southeast Asian countries.
International donors are hoping that improved rice farming techniques will lift farmers out of poverty, but many challenges remain.
The government will conduct a public opinion survey on a proposed rate hike for electricity consumers in Burma, with results to be reported to Parliament.
The Rangoon Division lawmakers are urging the central government to reestablish the notorious National Investigation Bureau for National Security.
Demonstrators say the alliance of Islamic nations should keep out of the issue of violence between Buddhists and Muslims.
The health of Maung Aye, the second-in-command of Burma’s former military junta, is reportedly deteriorating, with the retired general now wheelchair-bound, sources say.
Security in Naypyidaw is tightened ahead of the Southeast Asian Games, following a bombing campaign last month that unnerved many in Burma and abroad.
Hundreds of families attended the 58th Karen State Day, a holiday marked by the state government, which organized a fair and a traditional dance competition.
A cosmic dance of life and death unfolds at a Hindu temple in the heart of Yangon.
Burma’s opium and methamphetamine production continues to rise, and increasing amounts of the illicit drugs are being smuggled to the rest of Asia, the UN says.