The health conditions of displaced Kachin villagers are deteriorating and diarrhea has spread among dozens of young children, killing three infants this week.
A coalition of Burma’s armed ethnic groups wants to meet with the government in a foreign country next month to negotiate in the Kachin conflict.
A bomb blast in Bhamo Township, Kachin State on Thursday injured two people. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the explosion.
The Burmese government launched ground and air assaults on Kachin rebels near Laiza Tuesday. Elsewhere, three children of displaced villagers died when a bunker collapsed.
Hundreds of Kachin civilians are seeking shelter in overcrowded camps in KIA-controlled territory, as government forces take another step closer to the group’s headquarters.
Burmese government forces continue to shell the Kachin Independence Army stronghold of Laiza amid heavy fighting around two nearby Kachin rebel outposts.
For the first time since President Thein Sein took power, protesters are imprisoned for violating the controversial Section 505 [b] of the Penal Code.
Months after his release, the man accused of carrying out a deadly bombing in 2010 has died of an illness that went untreated in prison.
The government announces that dailies can apply for publishing licenses in February and start printing on April 1, the second anniversary of the quasi-civilian government.
A law firm that assists victims of land confiscation says it will sue the two companies behind the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Division.
In a bid to resolve conflicts between ethnic rebels and the government, an outlawed armed group heads to Burma’s biggest city
Monks hospitalized in Rangoon and Bangkok for injuries sustained in last month’s crackdown on protests are in need of further expensive treatment, say supporters.
The American official asks local leaders how to improve aid efforts for displaced refugees, while ethnic rebels reportedly seize control of a police station.
The leaders of Burma and Thailand meet to discuss cooperation on the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Burma’s far south.
Protesting gold miners in Mandalay Division accuse the Myanmar National Prosperity Public Company of destroying their homes in order to prevent them returning to work.
Famous former dissident monk Gambira is released on bail from Rangoon’s notorious Insein Prison after 10 days of detention.
A top United Nations official urges the Burmese government to allow access to Kachin internally displaced persons in rebel-controlled areas of northernmost Burma.
The 88 Generation Students group calls for calm cooperation to resolve issues surrounding the brutal anti-copper mine crackdown but decline positions on the investigation team.
A temporary displacement camp is set ablaze by Burmese government troops in Muse Township, northern Shan State, but no one was injured.
Dr. Htun Aung receives a total of 12 years imprisonment for his role in the communal strife which erupted in Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township.