Aung San Suu Kyi says the NLD will propose an amendment to the Burmese Constitution that would allow her to be president.
The Myanmar Lawyers Network said it is protesting the sale of the 101-year-old High Court and the Police Commissioner Office in downtown Rangoon.
Prominent student leader Min Ko Naing warns that the Burmese people will no longer allow those with close government ties to steamroll over their rights.
In the largest demonstration since 2007, protesters march through Rangoon to mark International Peace Day and call for an end to Burma’s civil war.
Protesters heading to Naypyidaw for a demonstration against the Kachin State conflict in front of the commander-in-chief’s office are prevented from leaving Rangoon.
An award-winning documentary shot in the Irrawaddy delta in the wake of Cyclone Nargis will finally be screened in Burma for the first time.
President Thein Sein’s cabinet reshuffle has been hailed as a boost to reform but doubts remain if the millions below the poverty line will benefit.
Prominent dissident Moe Thee Zun returns to Burma to help President Thein Sein’s reform process and promote ethnic peace after more than two decades in exile.
RANGOON— After facing the threat of a protest in front of his head office, a Burmese tycoon and Lower House MP hastily struck deals with farmers from Kachin State who filed a lawsuit against his company alleging illegal land confiscations. Bawk Ja, the land rights activist who led the case, told a press conference in [...]
While multinational companies wait patiently for the opportunity to do business in Burma, young revolutionary music from this once Orwellian state has already gone international.
Burma’s wettest rainy season in decades has left large swathes of the Irrawaddy Delta—and other parts of the country—under water.
Farmers in the Irrawaddy Delta are used to annual flooding yet have still struggled to keep their families safe and fed during this year’s monster monsoon.
An activist is summoned to appear in a Rangoon Division court to answer defamation charges filed by a Burmese company he accused of illegal land grabs.
Former student activists and their families are finally allowed to remember those who died in the crushed 1988 democracy uprising but say victims’ demands remain unfulfilled.
August 8, 1988, was watershed in Burmese history, marking the beginning of a struggle to restore democracy that continues to this day.
The Burmese press forms a new committee to demand the reinstatement of two banned journals and threatens action if censorship is not abolished.
A new project to salvage the world’s largest bell which currently rests at the bottom of a Rangoon river is set to be launched.
Selected works by a famed Burmese cartoonist who was inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s “Mowgli” are being exhibited in Rangoon some seven years after his death.
A Burmese filmmaker is to become the very first native director to portray the life of Aung San Suu Kyi after Luc Besson’s The Lady last year.
Burmese people take full advantage of finally being allowed to mark this long-oppressed memorial day in honor of Burmese independence hero Gen Aung San.