Outgoing President Thein Sein has at the last minute canceled plans to attend the US-ASEAN summit in California next week, his office said late on Thursday.
On Union Day, let a new and truly nationwide peace process commence: one which mobilizes women and recognizes ethnic communities as primary stakeholders.
Mandalay Division police have opened a lawsuit against four student activists for leading a commemoration ceremony marking an education bill protest march.
Three recently elected NLD legislators describe the transition from political dissident to parliamentarian.
Devoted National League for Democracy members have hit a snag on the eve of celebrations honoring the late General Aung San’s 101st birthday, on Feb. 13.
Summoned to yet another court appearance Thursday, detained student activists were determined to remain upbeat, marking Valentine’s Day outside the court.
Fighting flared between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Shan State Army-South this week, with both groups trading blame over the hostilities.
Responding to a local tip, police find over 260,000 methamphetamine pills in a garbage dump in Rangoon’s Mingaladon Township.
While acknowledged as a boost for transparency in the resource sector, Burma’s first EITI report lacked serious scrutiny of the jade trade, observers said.
Dozens of residents in Mandalay’s Myingyan Township have protested against the destruction of the Mya Nandar reservoir, the only source of water for locals.
Despite last week’s sea change in the Union Parliament, it is unclear if Burma’s LGBTQ citizens will find long-sought support in the new government.
Lisu National Development Party lawmaker Lar Mar Lay discusses his party’s priorities as he enters the Lower House.
A new bill being drafted in India aims to curb the rise in human trafficking by raising the penalty for offenders and providing for victims’ rehabilitation.
Thailand is urging businesses to hire more older people to soften the impact of the aging workforce and to limit the rising cost of its pension scheme.