A Muslim man is sentenced to life in prison, while six others receive lighter prison terms, after religious unrest in central Burma.
Environmental activists and celebrities planning to clean up Rangoon’s litter-strewn streets and public spaces are prevented from doing so by the city’s Municipal Committee.
Two leading land rights activists have been charged with organizing unsanctioned protests to demand back their expropriated lands.
As temperatures rise, drought has taken hold in much of central Burma, with residents in several villages saying they fear for their health and livelihoods.
Drought returns to Inle Lake, affecting locals’ access to clean water and inhibiting transportation to tourist attractions surrounding the famed body of water.
Three gold miners jailed for protesting are facing legal action again, just as they near completion of their six-month prison terms.
A 26-year-old is accused of encouraging famous nationalist monks to organize mob violence in central Burma, but his family says the charges are ludicrous.
The movie highlights the issue of human trafficking in east Burma, where ethnic women known for their elongated necks are often targeted for Thai tourism.
Even as many farmers accept compensation for the loss of their land, hundreds of others say they will continue to call for the mine’s shutdown.
The activists have refused food offered to them by the military, which has said the way ahead is too perilous for the group to continue.
A court rejects an attempt by Sagaing Division villagers to sue Burma’s President Thein Sein for his alleged role in a November crackdown on protestors.
Striking Burmese workers at a garment factory in Jordan say they will take their employer to court for abusing them and neglecting their rights.
Water levels on the Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers are unseasonably low, raising fears that in some areas they will soon become completely unnavigable.
A large cache of pseudo-ephedrine tablets and weapons are captured in a raid on a home in Tamu, Sagaing Division, near Burma’s border with India.
The Kachin Independence Organization issues a statement saying its armed wing will immediately stop fighting if government troops end their offensive against the group.
More than 2,000 protesters gather near the Letpadaung copper mine to demand legal action against those responsible for the violent suppression of protests in November.
Miss Myanmar tells us about a stressful bikini photo shoot, the difference between beauty contests in Burma and abroad, and lessons from her pageant days.
Susanna Hla Hla Soe has met US President Barack Obama and received international recognition, but for this tireless activist, the focus is local.
For the first time in six decades, representatives of the Karen National Union will attend Karen New Year’s celebrations in Rangoon.
Following its recent meeting with Burmese President Thein Sein, the new Karen National Union leadership says it is committed to achieving peace with the government.