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.
Burma ranks near the top of a list gauging global generosity, with the Southeast Asian country’s deeply karmic mindset a likely motivator for its benevolence.
Civil society groups say efforts to educate Burma’s citizens about an international transparency standard governing natural resource extraction are being hampered by local government officials.
The divisional parliament rejects a bill that would require the divisional government to open nursing homes for the elderly in Burma’s biggest city.
Speaking to supporters in Pegu Division, Burma’s opposition leader warns of the reputational damage of participating in elections that are not fair.
A close match finished 1-1 on Saturday night, leaving both teams still likely to progress to the later stages of the men’s football competition.
Japan and Burma sign an investment treaty to nurture closer business ties as the once secluded Southeast Asian country opens its fast-growing economy.
Many male sex workers do not seek medical assistance after contracting sexually transmitted diseases because they do not want to reveal their source of income.
Burma’s Information Ministry urges Interim Press Council to take action against The Sun Rays journal, claiming that the controversial publication is responsible for “unethical” writing.
The mainly ethnic Pa-O inhabitants of Noung Htao village, in Hsi Hseng Township, survive on a meager income from farming.