The National League for Democracy says Chinese investors in the Myitsone hydropower dam called for a restart of the project during a meeting in Beijing.
Burma’s ethnic leaders urge US President Barack Obama to stress the issue of national reconciliation during his White House meeting with Burmese counterpart Thein Sein.
Some of Myanmar’s defining political moments played out in a Victorian building which now lies in shambles but may get a new lease on life.
If the government doesn’t step up its conservation program, environmentalists say climate change could derail poverty alleviation efforts and other elements of the country’s reform.
Mosques and some Muslim-owned properties were destroyed on Tuesday in a town near Rangoon in the latest round of communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims.
A government report on sectarian violence recommends strengthening security forces in Arakan State and using a controversial 1982 law to assess the Rohingyas’ citizenship rights.
Seven Muslims suspected of killing a Buddhist monk in an up-country town in central Burma last month are on trial this week, according to police.
The owners of a gold shop in central Burma have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison after a dispute at their shop sparked a wave of anti-Muslim riots.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi breaks her silence on the recent inter-communal violence, telling Muslim leaders that promoting “rule of law” will end it.
Senior USDP official and former military junta member Aung Thaung has suggested that “communists” might have been involved in last month’s anti-Muslim violence.
The Chinese mining company behind the controversial Letpadaung copper mine welcomes a parliamentary commission report that advises going ahead with the project despite ongoing opposition.
Twenty-five years after it was formed, Burma’s main opposition party decides to keep its iconic leader and expand the size of its executive board.
At the National League for Democracy’s first congress, Aung San Suu Kyi urged members to choose leaders who could best serve Burma and its people.
For more than a decade, Myint Soe cooked for Burma’s most famous political prisoner. Now he’s a bestselling author with many memories to share.
The former glories of the Pegu Club in Rangoon, which once inspired British poet Rudyard Kipling, are long gone.
A leading activist says only the complete closure of the mine will satisfy the people and serve the interests of the Burmese and Chinese governments.
A UN rights envoy warns that human rights violations in Burma are continuing, despite the government’s ongoing reform process.
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi told participants at Burma’s first international literary festival that she found political inspiration in fiction and strength in poetry.
Rangoon hosts Burma’s first-ever international literary festival as the country continues opening up to the world after decades of military rule.
After dodging police, trekking with ethnic rebels and visiting some of the country’s most remote communities, photographer Yuzo Uda tells Burma’s story—and his own.