Gunshots rang out and residents fled burning homes on Tuesday as security forces struggled to contain deadly sectarian violence.
Burma rolls out a “mine risk education” program with the cooperation of international nongovernmental organizations following in the footsteps of conflict-ridden Congo and Cambodia.
Sittwe police begin collecting bodies from the debris of homes burned down in some of Burma’s bloodiest sectarian violence in years.
More than 1,000 gold miners from Mandalay Division begin marching to Naypyidaw after their demands to keep working in the area were rejected.
Australia is set to become Burma’s largest donor toward education following the unveiling of a new US $80 million aid package.
After nearly six decades of conflict, the Karenni National Progressive Party signs a ceasefire agreement with the Burmese government.
President Thein Sein warns that the recent violence in Arakan State could have a negative effect on Burma’s stability and development.
Burmese media is warned not to print inflammatory coverage of violence in Arakan State in a briefing which made clear that government censorship remains ruthless.
Burma’s president has declared a state of emergency in a western state where sectarian tensions between Buddhists and Muslims have unleashed deadly violence.
Another confrontation between Buddhists and Muslims in Arakan State raises fears that violence could continue to spread despite a heavy security presence.
Security forces and local residents are on high alert as fears of further violence continues to raise tensions in Arakan State.
The situation in northern Arakan State remains tense after a curfew is imposed in the wake of mob attacks that killed at least seven people.
As donors shift their focus to projects inside Burma, many groups in exile worry that those who remain outside the country will be left behind.
Riot police exchange gunfire with an Islamic mob in Maungdaw Township, Arakan State, after three people were reportedly killed in religious clashes.
Mon community leaders are demanding that the authorities take legal action in the case of a man left paralyzed after being interrogated by the police.
Suu Kyi’s European tour will feature a long-overdue Nobel Prize ceremony, a sell-out rock concert in Dublin and an emotional reunion.
Thousands of workers at 12 gold mines in Yamethin Township, Mandalay Division, postpone protesting against job losses while officials inspect their workplace.
A prominent Burmese dissident says that many people forced off their land to make way for the Dawei seaport project were cheated by local authorities.
The US envoy on North Korean human rights issues says that political and economic reforms unfolding in Burma are a great example for Pyongyang to follow.
Locals from Tedim, northern Chin State, hold a general strike during the visit of State Minister Hung Ngai to demand their township receives district status.