Leading pro-democracy activist Ko Ko Gyi says a careful transformation of the way that Burma’s cronies do business is important for the country’s socio-economic development.
The Border Consortium (TBC) is focusing on preparations for the return of more than 120,000 refugees to Burma amid reductions in cross-border funding.
The Shan State Army-North says government troops have launched more than a dozen attacks this month, including an artillery attack on Monday.
It is not clear why Tay Za, a well-known tycoon on the US sanctions list, brought a pygmy man from Kachin State to Rangoon.
Meteorology Department says Rangoon’s late monsoon season rains will ease but Tenasserim Division in the south is set to see more downpours.
While praising Singapore’s successes, Aung San Suu Kyi says Burma could do without the materialistic and high-pressure society that has accompanied the city-state’s economic rise.
Ethnic leaders conclude a conference on trust-building with a five-point agreement aimed at helping end more than six decades of ethnic armed rebellion in Burma.
Farmers in Sagaing Division say the firm behind a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine is not following a parliamentary commission’s recommendations.
A conservation group puts Rangoon on its list of places “at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change.”
The Kachin Independence Organization invites ethnic rebel leaders from around the country to discuss their goals ahead of a major ceasefire meeting in Naypyidaw.
An Arakanese politician said 35 out of 48 people arrested for involvement in the deadly inter-communal violence in Thandwe last week are Buddhist Arakanese.
A graduate-level program in international relations at Rangoon University breathes new life into Burma’s once-suffocated higher education system.
Burma will not enjoy “real democracy” until the country is governed under a different Constitution, Aung San Suu Kyi tells Singapore’s Burmese community.
About Rangoon 100 workers ended their two-day protest on Monday after reaching an agreement with their former employer over an improved severance pay.
The 84-year-old veteran journalist and National League for Democracy co-founder Win Tin is in hospital after having trouble breathing.
The UN agency for children’s rights has called for an end to communal violence in west Burma, where clashes last week between Muslims and Buddhists left hundreds of people homeless.
The Interim Press Council urges the government to abandon a section of the Public Service Media bill that would continue public support for state-run newspapers.
Staff at the Burmese-language Journal of Human Rights and Democracy say the monthly’s coverage of important issues is finding an audience.
Burma’s ill-equipped roads and railways mean there is no better way to explore the country than by river.
The democracy icon and women political activists call for better law enforcement after communal violence tears apart villages in west Burma.