May Myat Noe says she will not return her bejeweled crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief.
The international rights group details how Thailand’s immigration detention centers risk the health and well-being of child migrants while imperiling their development.
Andy Hall helped author a report for Finnwatch that detailed poor labor conditions in seafood and pineapple export companies employing Burmese workers in Thailand.
More than 600 acres and some 1,500 homes have been damaged in heavy rains over the past week, according to township administrators and residents.
Burma’s restaurant association is planning to open Rangoon’s first open-air night market—a concept that has proven a major tourist draw in neighboring countries
The first Burmese-only team to climb the mountain in Kachin State should soon settle a dispute over which mountain is the highest in Burma.
The nationwide census conducted in March found that the total population of the country is 51.4 million, much lower than previously estimated.
Mutu Say Poe and four senior Karen delegates walk out of the UNFC congress, revealing a schism in the KNU as others stay behind.
Provisional findings show the population to be 51.4 million, some 10 million less than expected, though an estimated 1.2 million people were not counted.
Lawmakers approve restrictions that will allow only a tiny fraction of the city’s voting-age population to vote for the next deputy mayor and other municipal officials.
Rangoon’s regional government says hundreds of land-grab cases brought to its attention will not be solved by the end of its term in early 2016.
Burma will collaborate with Thailand to improve the landscapes of the Pyu ancient cities, which were listed as World Heritage Sites earlier this year.
A Burmese beauty queen stripped of her title for allegedly being rude and dishonest has absconded with the US$100,000 tiara, a South Korea-based pageant says.
Officials had announced that an unknown company was awarded the contract to build an extension to Burma’s biggest city, before an apparent U-turn.
A class of female military cadets graduates from the Defense Services Academy, with the commander-in-chief of the armed forces attending the ceremony.
An 20-year-old model dies in a Rangoon hospital after being stabbed in the throat, allegedly by a friend, who is now in police custody.
The Arakan State government seeks to dispel erroneous reports that it had returned a surplus 13 billion kyats from the state budget to Naypyidaw.
A salvage team says it has found the fabled bell—along with guardian dragons—at the confluence of two rivers southeast of Rangoon.
The National Education Bill was approved by Parliament last month, but has been criticized for failing to free the system from central government control.
Activists in Burma start a petition to tally public opposition to an electoral system based on proportional representation, a proposal currently under consideration in Parliament.