What happens when the world opens up to you? For Burma’s movie industry, it got harder to earn a living being evil.
A small theater puts on traditional Burmese marionette operas, keeping an art form alive.
After a fourth attempt at overhauling the country’s Electronic Transactions Law falls flat, another draft replacement law is being put together.
Rangoon offers a chance for Burma’s art fans to take in a work from the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, one of Beijing’s most provocative critics.
Residents call on city authorities to find a more humane way of dealing with the dogs that roam the streets of Burma’s commercial capital.
The government is gearing up for a nationwide ceasefire conference next month, but were recent deals with individual ethnic groups really a step forward?
President Office Minister Aung Min shared the government’s draft nationwide ceasefire accord with Kareni rebels to convince them to join next month’s national ceasefire conference.
Well-known businessman Khin Shwe says he plans to recover the Great Bell of Dhammazedi from the Rangoon River, no matter what the cost.
Two pageant winners face criticism and defend their decision to volunteer for a society that provides free funeral services to more than 120,000 people in Burma.
Burmese refugees are among the top five nationalities to be resettled to the United States in 2013, according to a US State Department announcement.
Myanmar’s most feared ethnic armed group gains new strength, but for ordinary Wa, life remains as difficult as ever.
Parliament votes against a lawmaker’s proposal to discuss amending the 1993 Child Law to provide more protections for children.
Three years ago Monday, Burma’s outgoing junta unexpectedly raised a new national flag, one that its creators hoped would be “endowed with essence and meaning.”
More than 20 elephants have been killed this year by hunters in a mountain range area northeast of Rangoon.
After extensive discussions, civil society representatives say they agreed with lawmakers on a bill that provides simple, voluntary registration procedures for Burmese and international NGOs.
The publisher of Sunlight newspaper has sidelined a CEO who accused a grandson of former dictator Than Shwe of organizing a raid on his offices.
The man suspected of involvement in several recent bomb blasts across Burma planned to target Rangoon’s famed Shwedagon Pagoda, a Karen National Union official claims.
The singer gives a free performance at a popular shopping center and donates 32 million kyats to the Southeast Asian Games.
French haute cuisine comes to the Golden Land with Agnes restaurant in Yangon.
As Burma marks the end of Buddhist Lent, inhabitants of Kyaukse town in Mandalay Division celebrate the event by holding the centuries-old Elephant Dance Festival.