More than 500 cars make the bumpy cross-border journey every day, with passengers thrown about in overcrowded buses on their way into Thailand.
The peaceful protesters are walking to the town of Laiza in a demonstration against the continuing conflict in Burma’s northernmost state.
As fighting continues despite the government’s order for a ceasefire, an ethnic leader in Rangoon calls on Thein Sein to cut the military’s funding.
A national lawmaker calls for an end to military businesses, which he says have encouraged corruption and rights abuses across the country.
Telecoms Minister Thein Tun was sacked for failing to bring down the price of SIM cards, according to sources close to the ministry.
A father and his children worry about their future, as a seaport development west of the city takes over their former home.
Hundreds of ethnic Karen joined the Karen New Year celebrations in Rangoon on Saturday, which was attended by Karen rebel leaders for the first time.
In meetings this weekend with Derek Mitchell, ethnic groups say they’ll send a message: They cannot forge peace agreements while fighting continues in Kachin State.
RANGOON — Pledging its support for plans to develop the Thilawa port near Burma’s largest city, the Japanese government stressed on Wednesday that the success of the project would depend largely on the commitment of the Burmese government and people. “They [the Burmese] must take chief responsibility for this project, since it is in their [...]
The billionaire and philanthropist asks activists in Rangoon how he can promote a peaceful transition to democracy after decades of military rule.
Government officials in Burma’s Mon State want to join in celebrating Mon National Day, but local ethnic groups are skeptical about the plan.
There have been reports of renewed airstrikes near Laiza amid a government army push to seize another outpost close to the Kachin rebel stronghold.
To start their year, more than 500 pilgrims sought the blessing of a 94-year-old abbot near the world’s largest reclining Buddha statue in Mon State.
Rebuilding Burma’s outdated education system should be a national priority and reforms will start with improving education at Rangoon University, Aung San Suu Kyi says.
A dam project developed under the former military regime and continued by the Mon State government has destroyed more than 5,000 acres of rice paddies.
Patients who have lived for decades in a hospital southeast of Rangoon face funding constraints and isolation from the outside community.
Young Burmese are celebrating Christmas—and their newfound freedom—by partying hard this festive season.
The Nippon Foundation has given US $70,000 in aid to Mon State, the first batch of $3 million in aid to reach refugees in Burma.
Despite improvements in Burma’s record on handling human trafficking, the country still has a long way to go, says a regional body tackling the issue.
Government officials warn they might struggle to provide sufficient power during the upcoming hot weather and called for the public’s understanding for any possible outages.