Nandar Sit Aung, sentenced in 2004 for criticizing the military junta, is before the courts after being apprehended in Rangoon on Thursday.
A government advisor and ethnic rebel representatives say they in principle reached an agreement on the content of a nationwide ceasefire text.
Rare fighting reportedly breaks out between government troops and ethnic rebels of the Arakan Army in western Burma.
Two explosions are reported at a military installation in Lashio, about 80 miles southwest of fighting between the government and ethnic rebels in Shan State.
Various representatives from the ethnics’ Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team move to temper optimism over the current round of ceasefire talks set to resume next week.
On the tail end of four days of peace talks between the Burmese government and ethnic armed groups, stakeholders come out with a positive outlook.
The military resumes using fighter jets against Kokang rebels in northeast Burma, one week after a bomb strayed into Chinese territory, killing five Chinese nationals.
Naypyidaw appears to be changing tack as the Kokang conflict escalates and is reaching out to the Kachin rebels in order to stem the fighting.
Ethnic armed groups share their concerns with the Burma Army over intense ongoing fighting in northern Shan State between Kokang rebels and the government.
An ethnic leader says if his delegation gets a “good compromise” with government negotiators, the group will agree to sign an elusive nationwide ceasefire accord.
KIA leaders meet with President Thein Sein and the army in Naypyidaw in the rebel group’s first ceasefire meeting with the government in Burma’s capital.
Kokang rebels say they had no active links to a Chinese businessman who died under mysterious circumstances while in custody of the military intelligence agency.
An activist known as U Mote Sate—a nickname inspired by his distinctive beard—goes into hiding after online attacks label him as an instigator.
Senior reporter Lawi Weng recalls fleeing a violent scene and seeking shelter in the surrounding jungle as police violently dismantle student protests in Letpadan.
Students in Letpadan began attempts shortly before midday on Tuesday to barge through a security blockade after negotiations with authorities broke down.
Protesters broke out into song and waved flags as news filtered through the group that their march to Rangoon would continue.
The government and the Kachin Independence Army will meet in Naypyidaw, with the Burma Army’s November shelling of a rebel military academy on the agenda.
The government’s decision to revoke temporary identity cards for 1.5 million people in Burma could presage the rise of ethnic Arakanese voices in politics.
The Shan rights group alleges the Burma Army killed, injured and tortured at least 10 ethnic Kokang civilians during the conflict in the Kokang region.
Fighting flares again between the Burma Army and the Shan State Army-South, with government troops accused of attacking a rebel base in Mauk Mae Township.