A crackdown on undocumented migrants by the Thai junta has mostly targeted Cambodian workers, although there have been frequent reports of arrests of Burmese workers.
Hundreds of ethnic Palaung in Kutkai Township flee their homes after the Burmese Army fires artillery on their village in northern Shan State.
In Nepal, Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reacts to a vote against changing a constitutional clause that bars her from the presidency.
The leaders of at least two Burmese political parties are traveling to Yunnan Province to discuss ethnic affairs with Chinese leaders.
An ethnic Chin group says the bill to restrict religious conversions goes against the Burmese Constitution and international standards for human rights.
Rangoon authorities charge five Buddhist monks with religious offenses after they disputed the government-backed Buddhist clergy’s ownership of a monastery.
The Myanmar Teachers’ Federation says it “strongly condemns” the Education Ministry’s new performance-based approach to handling transfer orders and promotions for Burma’s university educators.
Upper House lawmakers opt for a proportional representation system in 2015, to the displeasure of the military, the National League for Democracy and ethnic minorities.
A committee will not recommend a crucial constitutional amendment, but it’s ultimately up to Parliament to decide, the country’s biggest opposition party says.
The former abbot of a large Rangoon monastery blasts the State Sangha over the eviction of his followers Tuesday and claims he owns the monastery.
A 55-year-old village head denies any connection to ethnic rebels, and suffered torture while in the custody of the Burmese military, according to his lawyer.
The parliamentary committee guiding the constitutional amendment process will not recommend changes to an article that bars Aung San Suu Kyi from Burma’s top post.
The opposition leader and lawmakers from the Rule of Law Committee meet with civil society representatives lobbying against four bills to “protect race and religion.”
The United Nations Refugee Agency says 615 people were reported to have died trying to flee western Burma by boat in 2013.
Draft laws in Burma regulating religious conversions and marriages have “no place in the 21st century” and should be withdrawn, a US government agency says.
Burmese activists and politicians raise concerns over the high monthly rental fees that Unicef and WHO are paying for their offices.
Construction on a new bridge to connect downtown Rangoon with Thaketa Township will begin next year, according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
A permanent residency system for foreign nationals will be implemented by October of this year, Burma’s immigration chief says.
A former 88 Generation leader and the chief executive of the controversial Sun Rays journal have been blocked from returning to Burma.
The state government invited teachers with university degrees to come forward as the Mon language returns to state-school classrooms after more than 50 years.