Britain’s most senior serving military officer discusses possible training cooperation with Burma’s armed forces as he wraps up a two-day visit to the country.
President Thein Sein says in his New Year’s address that Burma needs to learn from its history of violence to overcome the challenge of democratization.
A court in Burma formally closes a defamation lawsuit that a government agency filed against a magazine after the two sides reached a settlement.
Kachins living in makeshift camps described their terror at the army’s use of air power during fighting with Kachin rebels seeking more autonomy.
President Thein Sein reflects on the country’s much-touted progress last year and the challenges ahead in a five-minute broadcast.
Jason Mraz mixed entertainment with education to become the first world-class entertainer to perform in Burma, with a concert to raise awareness of human trafficking.
Suu Kyi was appointed to lead a commission to investigate the violent dispersal of protesters at a copper mine and advise whether the project should continue.
Suu Kyi on Friday said authorities must apologize for a violent crackdown on monks and other foes of a mine in northwest Burma.
Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying a copper mine in northwestern Burma defied a government order to leave by Wednesday.
Burma’s reformist president holds his first press conference for local press, a milestone after years of secrecy and censorship by the former military regime.
Burmese president announces a major cabinet reshuffle in a move analysts see as advancing the once-pariah nation’s reformist agenda.
Just days after the US eased sanctions on Burma, General Electric signs a deal to provide medical equipment to hospitals in Rangoon.