Local authorities in Arakan State shorten the night-time curfew in townships affected by clashes between polarized communities in western Burma.
Local authorities say they will try to determine what caused a fire that burned a building inside the compound of Sittwe’s main mosque.
Supporters of Myint Aye, founder of the Human Rights Defenders and Promoters network, say they have collected 10,000 signatures in a campaign for his release.
An alliance of 12 civil society groups calls for the suspension of Burma’s Shwe Gas project until environmental and social impact assessments are carried out.
Thousands of displaced people in Kachin State receive only four percent of their basic food needs from international relief groups, according to a new report.
Election Commission Chairman Tin Aye wants collaboration with political parties and local administrative bodies to ensure the 2015 general election will be free and fair.
People pack into a Buddhist monastery in Rathedaung for a two-day public forum focused on resolving the sectarian tensions between Arakanese Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.
By extending production and diverting 338 tonnes of copper, rogue managers at Monywa copper mine allegedly tried to embezzle funds. But who gave the orders?
Thirteen peace activists are charged by police and could face jail time for leading protests on International Peace Day without official permission.
The United Wa State Army releases around 20 soldiers from the Shan State Army-South following a meeting between representatives of the two groups.
Mae Tao Clinic, currently based in the Thai border-town of Mae Sot, will not yet return to Burma because of the needs of migrant workers.
For the second time in little over a month, Burma has formed an interim press council as part of its recent moves to relax government controls over the media. The new 27-member press council, about two-thirds of whose members are journalists, was formed on Monday in Rangoon following two weeks of discussions between journalists’ groups [...]
Burmese President Thein Sein’s plan to travel this month to the world’s two most powerful countries—the United States and China—makes a deliberate statement.
Protesters at Monywa’s Letpadaung mountain range are joined by activists from around Burma and the 88 Generation Students in their bid to halt copper mining.
Two NLD MPs have won compensation after allegations of by-election irregularities by USDP rivals were dismissed by the Election Commission.
The President’s Office in Naypyidaw opens an online postbox allowing ordinary citizens to vent opinions, make appeals, and even accuse officials of bribery and corruption.
On the final day of the parliamentary session, 11 new ministers were sworn in, including Naypyidaw’s first female minister.
The controversial Foreign Direct Investment law will be debated at Burma’s Union Parliament on Friday after the Upper House objected to certain restrictions.
Burma’s parliament approves the formation of four new ministries within the President’s Office.
Information Minister Aung Kyi tells the Myanmar Journalists Association that the draft media law will be made public and the press will be consulted on its components.