Burma’s Upper House on Thursday rejected a proposal to develop a nuclear power plant in the country by 2020.
Despite the recent lull in fighting in Kachin State, there is still no sign of an end to conflict there between Kachin and Burmese forces.
The rise in foreign investment in Burma’s resource-rich border regions risks exacerbating ethnic conflicts and environmental destruction, a new report warns.
Burma’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has great ambitions for the coming year, but critics say they aren’t realistic.
The Shan State Army North and Burma’s military fought escalating skirmishes in the past days, but rebels said an emergency meeting had stemmed the violence.
Burmese opposition lawmakers take issue with plans to give the country’s armed forces more than US $1 billion in funding in the coming fiscal year.
Burma’s government and ethnic militias discussed for the first time how local and international aid projects can be implemented in the country’s impoverished ethnic regions.
Burma’s Ministry of Immigration and Population says it has begun verifying the status of immigrants in Mandalay, where Chinese immigrants—many of them illegal—now dominate.
A Karen girl who was severely abused by a Thai couple begins treatment for her injuries, two days after her tormentors disappear after skipping bail.
Burma’s military and police are arbitrarily detaining Kachin civilians and torturing them into confessing to membership of the Kachin rebels, a human rights group alleges.
Burmese government negotiators held peace talks with leaders of the Shan State Army South on Tuesday and they agreed to meet again in Naypyidaw.
A leading activist says only the complete closure of the mine will satisfy the people and serve the interests of the Burmese and Chinese governments.
David Cundall, the British aviation enthusiast who has spent years trying to find WWII-era Spitfire fighter planes in Burma, says his quest will continue.
A group of Burmese nationals rescued off the coast of Sri Lanka say they threw 98 people overboard after they died of starvation and dehydration.
International aid begins to reach 5,000 displaced civilians in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township, an area that was long cut off due to the local conflict.
A Burmese government delegation will arrive in Thailand on Tuesday to meet with ethnic leaders, but it won’t be joined by any senior military officials.
A UN rights envoy warns that human rights violations in Burma are continuing, despite the government’s ongoing reform process.
A video gaming company that funded a high-profile hunt for dozens of World War II-era British fighters in Burma calls off its search.
Shan State Army leader Yawd Serk says he trusts Aung San Suu Kyi even though she is currently working with the government.
Independent Burma observers say it is unlikely that the Kachin conflict will end soon, despite the recent start of ceasefire talks.