The opposition leader arrives in Tedim Township and asks thousands of local people whether they support amendments to the controversial 2008 charter.
A soldier is accused of raping the girl in Mon State while her parents were away, in the latest allegation of sexual abuse by the armed forces.
Hundreds of journalists march through Rangoon to protest the first sentencing of a local reporter to prison since a reformist government came to power.
The New Light of Myanmar, Burma’s English-language government newspaper, will relaunch as a broadsheet within the next two to three months, its chief editor said.
An Indonesian court sentences Achmad Taufik to seven years in prison over his role in a failed plot to bomb Burma’s embassy in Jakarta.
Japan, with the help of influential Japanese charity the Nippon Foundation, will spend $96 million on improving living standards in Burma’s war-torn ethnic areas.
KNU leaders tell President Thein Sein that multiple promises made by the government are not being kept amid Naypyidaw’s push for peace in Burma.
Burma’s Food and Drug Administration lacks the resources necessary to adequately inspect foods in a market that consumer advocates say is flooded with dicey offerings.
The opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate begins her first trip in a decade to Burma’s poorest state to promote constitutional amendments.
A network of educational organizations criticizes a proposed government overhaul of Burma’s education system, saying that a draft education policy fails to include their recommendations.
The government is urged to play a greater role in Burma’s red-hot tourism industry as foreign arrivals look likely to far exceed the expected total.
Burma’s leading student activist group and nearly 1,000 supporters urge the government to abolish and amend restrictive laws that make it difficult to organize protests.
The Burmese opposition leader calls on the military to back efforts to amend the 2008 charter, which currently bars her from the presidency.
Ashley South from the Myanmar Peace Support Initiative says the government is putting too much emphasis on economic development in the peace process.
Several dozen protestors gathered at Rangoon City Hall to demand constitutional amendments that would allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to become president.
Undergraduate students arriving at the recently reopened Mandalay University have complained that living facilities at the campus are poor and underfunded.
After being released from prison as part of a mass presidential amnesty, two high-ranking military intelligence officials have been detained again, a presidential spokesman says.
For the second time since June, the body of a dead Burmese national will be repatriated from Malaysia, in case that highlights rising tensions.
Workers at a Mandalay biscuit factory want to file a lawsuit against the factory owner, who they accuse of breaching a labor condition agreement.
Government commutes death sentences of some convicts and slashes the jail terms of others, but it is unclear whether any political prisoners will be freed.