Rights activists say they continue to be refused permission to travel abroad despite the Burmese government claiming to being undergoing political reform.
Courts in northern Arakan State have sentenced around 60 ethnic Arakanese to six months in prison for violating curfews imposed after June riots.
Burmese legislators are considering their next move after President Thein Sein rejects demands to rein in the Constitutional Tribunal.
Under pressure from the Chinese authorities, the Kachin Independence Organization says it will repatriate 4,000 Kachin refugees now sheltering in China’s Yunnan Province.
The 88 Generation Students meet ethnic Karen and Mon political leaders and agree to work together towards developing peace and a strong democracy.
Institutes of Technology will reopen in Burma’s two biggest cities of Rangoon and Mandalay after being closed by the junta government 24 years ago.
Members of Burma’s Parliament call on the central government to share income from the exploitation of natural resources with states and divisions.
The Burmese government is avoiding real political dialogue despite claiming that it wants to build peace with ethnic armed groups, claims the Karen National Union.
Min Ko Naing, a leader of 88 Generation Students group, gives a video speech to mark the 24th anniversary of the popular uprising.
Clashes between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims resume in Arakan State’s Kyauktaw Township despite the government calling the situation in western Burma “stable.”
Nationwide ceasefires and achieving permanent peace are discussed during a meeting between Burmese President Thein Sein and leaders from 14 different political parties in Naypyidaw.
Burmese Vice-President Sai Mauk Kham travels to northern Arakan State amid growing international criticism of the government’s handling of recent communal clashes there.
Observers say human rights abuses are worsening in northern Burma where more than 100 ethnic Kachin have reportedly been illegally detained by government troops.
UN Special Rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana visits Arakan State to observe the current situation after sectarian violence claims dozens of lives and leaves thousands homeless.
Transparency and accountability are crucial to ensure the Dawei (Tavoy) deep-sea port project in southern Burma does not adversely affect local people, claim activists.
The problem of illegal land confiscations will be investigated by a special new committee of MPs after a discussion of the issue in Parliament.
A Burmese abbot will be assigned to run Wat Sai Moon monastery in the center of Chiang Mai and so solve a weeks-long deadlock.
A movie will be made about ET, the celebrated Burmese fortune-teller who has long had a deep influence over Thai and Burmese politicians.
More than 200 ethnic Shan delegates attend a seminar to discuss the development of Shan language curricula at government schools in Shan State.
Final auditions have concluded for the blockbuster biopic about Burma’s independence hero, a movie that is due to begin production next year.