In efforts to end decades of ethnic conflict in Burma, car import permits appear to be among the factors driving the peace process forward.
Men already jailed under Unlawful Associations Under get five-year sentences for trying to bomb a government building in Myitkyina.
The Ta’ang rebel army in east Burma says drug production is padding the pockets of government-controlled militias and devastating local communities.
Authorities have accused an ethnic Kokang armed group of planning a bomb blast that killed five people on Tuesday evening in northern Shan State.
Hydropower projects in Burma have proven unpopular and are opposed by environmental groups due to concerns over downstream impacts.
Nearly one week into the strike, families worry for the condition of three activists who stopped eating to protest months of detention without a verdict.
Rangoon Archbishop wants Pope Francis to visit marking 500 years since Catholicism first appeared in the country.
The ethnic Karen perpetrator of Burma’s first hijacking says he hopes an upcoming movie about the daring aerial commandeering will accurately reflect his motivations.
Win Tin, a co-founder of Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy, has diverted thousands of dollars to causes he supports.
As commencement looms for the first class of the International Center of Excellence (ICOE) international relations program, nobody knows whether the students will receive degrees.
In the absence of a bridge, the people of Dala rely heavily on two ferries that shuttle between the sleepy township and bustling Rangoon.
Burma’s Phyu Wah Thet finishes first in the long-distance race at Wunna Theidhi Stadium in Naypyidaw, while her teammate Khin Mar Se finishes third.
A fourth place finish disappoints Burma’s young yachters, while the country’s adult half-rater team still has its sights set on gold.
New figures estimate that Burma will produce 870 metric tons of opium this year, more than a quarter more than in 2012.
Three companies and an officer in the Burma Army are added to the list of those under sanctions imposed by the United States.
A truck explodes on a bridge near the Burma-China border as Burma is in the spotlight as the host of the SEA Games.
Burma’s military allegedly leases lands it confiscated in Ngapali Beach to construction companies, contravening a promise to return the plots to their original owners.
A fire wrecks 18 floating cottages at the high-end Inle Khaung Daing Village Resort in Burma’s Shan State on Monday night.
The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army is accused of violating a ceasefire agreement with the government by giving more than $10,000 to anti-Letpadaung copper mine activists.
As a Chinese state-run newspaper argues, Burma’s cross-border links to China are already strong and are growing.