A proposal to form a committee to investigate worker strikes is rejected by Burma’s Lower House of Parliament.
Despite a presidential order to officials to declare their assets, few expect an honest accounting of wealth acquired under the old regime.
Burma’s notorious censorship board has banned indefinitely publication of The Voice Weekly and Envoy journals for alleged violations of government regulations.
The delay in appointing a successor to former Vice-President Tin Aung Myint Oo is giving rise to speculation that a Cabinet reshuffle is imminent.
Four actors are competing to portray Burmese independence hero Gen Aung San and his wife Khin Kyi in a new biopic film.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi calls for laws protecting the rights of ethnic minorities during her first parliamentary debate in Burma’s Lower House.
Burma’s Labor Minister Aung Kyi meets with representatives of five NGOs at the Burmese embassy in Bangkok to discuss migrant workers’ issues.
At least eight persons have died and 21 are missing after an Irrawaddy River ferry sank in Bhamo, Kachin State.
Some 300 farmers from Rangoon’s Dagon Township protest in front of the Pinle Koe Thwe company building demanding the return of their confiscated farmlands.
For the first time in decades, public ceremonies commemorate the date in 1947 when Gen. Aung San and eight other “martyrs” were assassinated.
Twelve leaders of ten Democratic and Ethnic Alliance parties meet Burmese President Thein Sein for the first time in the capital Naypyidaw.
Schools in the Arakan State capital Sittwe reopen for the first time since fierce sectarian violence erupted in western Burma but many students are still staying away.
Hundreds of Burmese environmentalists and civil society group members gather in Rangoon for a three-day seminar on protecting the Irrawaddy River.
The 88 Generation and other NGOs and activists issue warnings over the potential impact of US investment in Burma’s energy sector.
For the first time in 50 years, ordinary Burmese will be permitted to participate in ceremonies marking the assassination of independence leader Aung San.
Leaders of the 88 Generation Students group arrive in the Arakan State capital Sittwe to provide assistance to victims of the recent sectarian violence.
Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends the morning session of Parliament at the Lower House in Naypyidaw.
Around 40 monasteries are being burnt to the ground in the Burmese capital Naypyidaw to make way for new development projects.
Delays in forming a new Press Council may be due to the government’s reluctance to end censorship amid communal violence in Arakan State, say journalists.
The long-rumored resignation of Vice-President Tin Aung Myint Oo is confirmed during the opening of a new session of Parliament.