A migrant rights activist said 10 percent of Burma’s labor force works abroad, underscoring the need to improve the Burmese government’s migration policies.
Influential Japanese charity the Nippon Foundation says Burma’s government is preventing it from delivering aid to civilians affected by the Kachin conflict.
At talks in the Chinese border town of Ruili, negotiators for the Burmese government and Kachin rebels discuss the need to demarcate their respective territories.
Burma is tipped as the next big tourism attraction, but our reporter finds ethnic areas need to play catch up with reforms.
Thousands of people celebrate Mon National Day in Paung Township, Mon State, amid renewed calls for greater autonomy for the ethnic region.
Burmese opposition lawmakers take issue with plans to give the country’s armed forces more than US $1 billion in funding in the coming fiscal year.
David Cundall, the British aviation enthusiast who has spent years trying to find WWII-era Spitfire fighter planes in Burma, says his quest will continue.
Japan’s Nippon Foundation made its second aid delivery in an ethnic rebel-controlled area this week, as it travelled to the impoverished heartland of Karen State.
President Thein Sein promises political dialogue with ethnic armed groups but provides no timetable for talks during a one-hour meeting with ethnic leaders in Naypyidaw.
Workers from around Burma have seen their hopes for work in Thailand dissolve, leaving up to 10,000 to fend for themselves near the Thai-Burmese border.
A medical aid group says government forces and local leaders in west Burma are blocking access to Muslim camps, causing preventable deaths among them.
The family of a man accused of a 2010 bombing claim he was tortured into confessing guilt. They demand that the government appeals his sentence.
A blast and an ensuing fire destroyed two oil tankers on Rangoon’s Hlaing River on Monday evening, killing four crew members and injuring six others.
Britain and Australia commit $21 million to help 200,000 primary school students in Burma, while their aid will total $500 million between 2011 and 2015.
Tests find that grenades with phosphorus were used in the crackdown on protesters who opposed a copper mine, sparking outrage among activists and victims.
The wife of the majority shareholder of newspaper The Myanmar Times has filed a lawsuit against Australian director Ross Dunkley for allegedly hitting her son-in-law.
Officials from Burma’s Customs Department meet reporters to explain why they receive a share of the money they collect through fines and other penalties.
Hundreds of small farmers in Rangoon Division are embroiled in a dispute with the USDP over loans that they took from the party.
Zaw Htay had been putting up with the unrest in Kachin State for years, but one recent morning a landmine blast dramatically changed his life.
Former Thai Prime Minister Chavalit Yongchaiyudh says Thailand will invest $20 billion in Burma’s economy during a visit to Mon State.