On a recent visit to the ethnic Pa-O majority Aungban Township, farmers were hard at work in the fields.
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as she travels the country seeking backing for changes to Burma’s Constitution.
Plans to reopen the University of Yangon’s undergraduate law program for the first time since 1996 could bring Burma closer to restoring rule of law.
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 one-week exhibition at Rangoon’s Gallery 65 showcases 37 water paintings from Burma, Japan and China, Korea, Thailand and Iran.
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.
The daily commute to school for children living in the shadow of Mandalay Division’s Mt. Popa takes them across a dam reservoir.
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.
The Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra and a French string quartet join forces to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Franco-Burmese diplomatic relations.
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.