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.
The low cost and convenience of food sold at the many small stalls around Burma’s commercial capital is an overwhelming draw.
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.
Parliament has approved a proposal that allots US $33 million to Burma’s 664 lawmakers so that they can fund development projects in their constituencies.
Police said they arrested three men last week who were preparing to bomb religious buildings in Rangoon. Reportedly, the targets in the city were mosques.
Civil society groups are holding a ceremony at Rangoon’s People’s Park on Sunday to launch 16 days of campaigning for women’s rights.
Burmese contestant Htar Htet Htet has been named “Miss Popular” at the first-ever Miss Grand International beauty contest in Bangkok, Thailand.
The installation of 4G for the Southeast Asian Games is complete, but only “VIPs” and media members will benefit from the high-speed mobile Internet access.
US climbers who scaled Mount Gamlang claim the peak is higher than Mount Hkakabo, which has been considered Burma’s tallest mountain the past 50 years.
Gen Gun Maw, a senior figure in the Kachin rebel army, is granted rare permission to address a Baptist church hall in Rangoon.
The General Assembly’s human rights committee on Tuesday passed a resolution urging Burma to give the stateless Rohingya minority equal access to citizenship.
Police in Arakan State’s Kyauktaw Township said they have discovered the lifeless body of a five-year-old girl in a paddy field on Tuesday morning.
The commercial capital of Rangoon has out of date sewerage that is stretched well over capacity.
The New Mon State Party rejects a draft put forward by the Burmese government and detailing the terms of a proposed nationwide ceasefire agreement.
Sagaing Division police have filed a lawsuit against protestors at the Letpadaung copper mine after several officers were injured during clashes with protestors on Friday.
A renowned Myanmar performance artist helps a younger generation free itself from the strictures of traditional art.