Three women living near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine move to file a lawsuit against the president for his role in a crackdown on protesters.
Negotiating teams from the Burmese government and the Kachin Independence Organization are expected to meet again in the second week of March.
Despite releasing information about six dams planned for the Salween River, the government has left some important questions unanswered, say lawmakers and environmentalists.
A policeman was killed and dozens of others were injured when police and protesters clashed in the Irrawaddy Delta’s Maubin Township on Tuesday.
Twelve ethnic groups in Burma will soon begin a year-long search for the remains of Japanese soldiers killed in the country during World War II.
Burma’s Upper House on Thursday rejected a proposal to develop a nuclear power plant in the country by 2020.
The Shan State Army North and Burma’s military fought escalating skirmishes in the past days, but rebels said an emergency meeting had stemmed the violence.
A Karen girl who was severely abused by a Thai couple begins treatment for her injuries, two days after her tormentors disappear after skipping bail.
International aid begins to reach 5,000 displaced civilians in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township, an area that was long cut off due to the local conflict.
Burmese government officials visit an ethnic Karen girl in Thailand whose extreme abuse at the hands of a Thai couple has attracted wide attention.
Burma’s President Thein Sein chose former senior generals to fill two key minister posts. Opposition members criticized the move, saying it continued military rule practices.
Reports of a Karen girl who was allegedly tortured by a Thai couple cast a harsh light on the treatment of Burmese migrants in Thailand.
Unidentified attackers assaulted several villagers in northern Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township on Sunday, killing one man and seriously injuring three others.
A new committee established by the President’s Office will identify Burma’s remaining political prisoners “so as to grant them liberty,” state media reports.
Burma’s Parliament votes to form a new commission to tackle the environmental problems facing the country’s longest river.
Burma’s government will finally let international aid reach thousands of displaced civilians in rebel-held areas in war-torn Kachin State. Previously it had blocked the aid.
Arakan State is welcoming Buddhists villagers who leave Bangladesh because of communal tensions, but it is resettling them in areas hit by violence last year.
Burma’s state media issues an apology after it was discovered to have mislabeled a photograph alleging to show the aftermath of a KIA landmine blast.
The National League for Democracy donates $15,000 to support schools for Burmese migrant children living in neighboring Thailand.
Protesters condemn remarks by a lawmaker from Burma’s ruling party calling for the use of extreme force to end the conflict in the country’s north.