The killing of a rebel Karen soldier in Myawaddy prompts an increased security presence in the Burmese border town as tensions rise.
Information Minister Ye Htut says junta-era newspapers will not be privatized, making Burma one of the few countries where the government continues to fund newspapers.
Experts involved in restoring Mandalay’s Golden Palace Monastery say most of the pillars of the century-old, teak wood building have to be replaced.
Six Burmese migrants are released two days after they were detained on suspicion of involvement in the grisly murder of two British tourists.
Two more Burmese migrant workers in Malaysia are murdered, bringing the number killed this year in the fellow Southeast Asian nation to about 20.
A pair of US mountaineers will join the search for two Burmese climbers missing for more than two weeks on Southeast Asia’s tallest mountain.
Chin human rights activists and politicians accuse a Burma Army unit of the arbitrary detention and torture of six ethnic Chin farmers.
Tensions rise in Karen State’s Myawadday after a local Burma Army commander orders Karen rebel groups not to carry weapons in the border town.
As Burma’s government and ethnic armed groups prepare for peace talks next week, fighting between the Burmese Army and ethnic Karen rebels continues.
Workers of a closed down South Korean factory allege that they were beaten and injured by police when they went to pick up overdue payments.
A court sentences a married couple to two years’ imprisonment for violating Burma’s immigration law in a case linked to July’s deadly rioting in Mandalay.
Thai authorities will allow foreign migrant laborers without passports to work in border towns of the Kingdom on a day-to-day basis.
The Myanmar Teachers’ Federation will cooperate with students’ organizations and join their protests against the controversial National Education Bill, which Parliament will soon discuss.
Irrawaddy Division officials informed residents of Nga Yoke Kaung Township of plans to build a coal-fired power plant, leading to local concerns.
Two bombs in two days are discovered in eastern Burma’s Myawaddy Township, with the second explosive device uncovered on Tuesday in the Thai-Burma border trading hub.
Villagers from Chaung Tha in Irrawaddy Division reject a land reclamation project that would clear mangroves to make way for housing in the beachside village.
A student organization says a student activist is being falsely accused of involvement in the brief detention of Chinese workers at the Monywa copper mine.
Two Rohingya women and a man drown near the Arakan State capital Sittwe after jumping from a boat because police fired rubber bullets at them.
Thai junta leader Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha is likely to choose to Burma as his destination for a first official visit abroad.
American lawmakers are considering a piece of legislation that would restrict funding for security assistance to Burma’s military.