An outlawed student armed group fighting the government’s army in ethnic border areas meets with government officials, hoping to set the stage for a ceasefire.
Stalled peace talks between the rebel Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and government negotiators will resume in northern Burma next week.
A Shan State council urges the removal of restrictions on association so that ethnic groups in the area can better carry out a political dialogue.
A court sentences 10 men to between nine months and three years’ imprisonment in connection with violence in Arakan State’s Kyauk Taw Township last year.
After being released as part of a mass amnesty, a Burmese activist is back behind bars again to serve the remainder of his sentence.
The district court of Meikhtila files murder charges against six Muslims for allegedly killing a monk in the central Burma town in March.
Burmese social activist Nay Myo Zin was sentenced to three months in prison on charges of defaming the Irrawaddy Division police force.
Hundreds march in demonstration against the controversial copper mine project, five months after a brutal crackdown on protesters near the mine left dozens injured.
Several hundred protesting villagers call for the release of detainees who were arrested on Thursday in a crackdown on farmers near the controversial Letpadaung mine.
Six people are taken into custody after local authorities in Sagaing Division launch the latest crackdown on farmers opposed to the controversial Letpadaung copper mine.
The UN and NGOs are still unable to deliver humanitarian aid to displaced locals in areas controlled by the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).
For the fourth time, the Nobel laureate and democracy icon earns a place on the magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people.
The government rejects calls by the world’s top Islamic body for an international inquiry into recent anti-Muslim violence, saying the unrest is an internal affair.
After two explosions at the Chinese gas pipeline in Shan State, activists in Rangoon urge authorities to protect local residents.
While hundreds have taken money for land lost to a controversial mining project, others are refusing to leave their homes.
The Burmese government’s peace team is expected to hold a third round of talks with the ethnic rebel Kachin Independent Organization later this month.
Results of an inquiry into violence last year between Buddhists and Muslims in western Burma is delayed as the fact-finding team finalizes its recommendations.
President Thein Sein outlined his government’s economic plan for the coming year in a radio address on Sunday.
Several hundred Burmese migrant workers at a shrimp factory in Thailand are protesting what they say is exploitation by unscrupulous employment agencies.
U Teikkha Nyana was severely burned when Burmese police attacked anti-copper mine protestors in Letpadaung in November.