Burmese authorities seize over $110 million worth of methamphetamine tablets in two separate drug busts near the Thai-Burma border and in the commercial capital Rangoon.
Over a month after the disappearance of three ethnic Kachin villagers in northern Burma, their families struggle to get by while searching for answers.
The latest round of peace negotiations between the Burmese government and the country’s ethnic armed groups wrap up in Rangoon with little concrete progress.
As a third day of talks on a nationwide ceasefire resumes in Rangoon on Friday, it remains unclear whether resolution will be found on key outstanding points.
Burma’s ethnic rebels and government peace negotiators reconvene in Rangoon after a four-month lull in the nation’s ongoing ceasefire talks.
While the USDP is intrinsically linked to the objectives of the Burmese Armed Forces, a faction within the party tries to form a distinct agenda.
The rapidly expanding Muse trade hub is falling prey to the scourge of Burma’s other proposed SEZs: skyrocketing land prices and loss of tenure rights.
Speculation over President Thein Sein’s political intentions kicks into high gear amid reports that Burma’s sitting chief executive will not seek a second term.
Fighting between the Burma Army and ethnic Karen rebels brings casualties for both sides as a dispute over illegal taxation in Karen State remains unresolved.
A rare cemetery for government troops in northern Shan State hosts the graves of some 200 soldiers who died at the height of the Kokang conflict.
The military’s opposition to constitutional amendments may harm efforts to conclude a nationwide ceasefire and undermine trust at home and abroad.
Scores of civilians fled their homes on Wednesday, while others were caught in the crossfire, as conflict in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township continued.
Min Aung Hlaing reaffirms the military’s position that ethnic armed groups should disarm in their pursuit of peace during a meeting with a Chinese envoy.
The Ta’ang National Liberation Army says it has detained six people and seized drugs worth nearly 200 million kyats (US$167,000) in northern Shan State.
In the aftermath of a constitutional reform battle, Burma’s ethnic armed groups predict the decision could drive a deeper wedge into the country’s peace efforts.
Government peace negotiators invite ethnic leaders for terse talks, reiterating that they do not want to alter the current draft of a nationwide ceasefire agreement.
The Buddhist nationalist organization will trade in their bullhorns for broadcast towers after a Thai religious delegation pledged funding to build the group two radio stations.
An influential nationalist monk urges his fellow Buddhist clergymen to rally support for the incumbent government instead of Burma’s political opposition in the general election.
The Association for the Protection of Race and Religion claims that senior military figures have promised to halt five high-rise developments near Shwedagon Pagoda.
Thirty-seven migrants are deported from western Burma to Bangladesh, as nearly 600 others remain in shelters near the border, officials say.