The All Burma Students’ Democratic Front says that it has taken a vehicle-import permit from the government for its future works.
Concern is growing over the fate of Burma’s remote northernmost region as Tay Za, one of the country’s wealthiest men, sets his sights on projects there.
The Rangoon-based Consumer Protection Agency has raised concerns about the use of substandard ingredients.
One of Burma’s most well-known tycoons, Htoo Group of Companies CEO Tay Za, plans to sue weekly journal The Sun Rays on accusations of defamation.
A Rangoon court gives two Kachin activists 20,000 kyat ($20) fines for leading a 2012 International Peace Day event, under a statute prohibiting unauthorized demonstrations.
The United Nationalities Federal Council calls for Aung San Suu Kyi’s involvement in Burma’s peace process as a delegation of the ethnic alliance visits Rangoon.
Last year marked a five-year high for reported rapes in Burma, and campaigners say the figure is only a fraction of the real number.
More than 50 activist groups call for amending a controversial provision of Burma’s Peaceful Assembly Law that has put scores of people behind bars.
Leaders of an ethnic armed group alliance make first visit in decades to Rangoon to build trust in the peace process.
In Arakan State, three-quarters of the victims of sectarian violence have been Muslims, but it is they who have suffered most at the hands of security forces.
Burma’s Information Minister Aung Kyi says it could be late 2015 before state broadcaster Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) becomes a public service outlet.
Donations, to go toward educational resources for children in conflict zones, have so far come from Qatari firm Ooredoo and Burma’s former spy chief Khin Nyunt.
Burmese and Chinese police cooperate to close down a Chinese bride matching agency that illegally attempted to arrange marriages between Burmese women and Chinese men.
Questions on how to structure a military that incorporates Burma’s ethnic rebel armies are raised during a meeting between political leaders and an ethnic alliance.
A joint force of anti-narcotics police and army troops captures weapons and nearly US $250,000 worth of heroin and other drugs in northern Shan State.
A human rights organization said some Burmese former political prisoners in Thailand should be resettled in third countries, as they do not want to return.
Burma rejects calls by the UN General Assembly to grant the stateless Muslims citizenship, saying it does not recognize the existence of a “Rohingya minority.”
Burma and Russia are seeking to cooperate on military technology and strengthen relations between the two nations’ armed forces.
Around half of the 2,000 civilians displaced by the latest outbreak of fighting in Kachin State are still hiding in the jungle.
Courts in Burma have now convicted 57 people for holding protests since the law was brought in less than two years ago.