Dr. Nang Pann Ei Kham heads a network of civil society groups and researchers who advocate reforming Burma’s ineffective drug control laws.
Thousands protest in Arakan State to demand a cessation of hostilities after a recent escalation of violence leaves more than 1,000 displaced and homeless.
Leading women from minority and civil society groups advocate more female participation in Burma’s peace process and federalism during trainings in Switzerland and Norway.
El Nino winds strike Mandalay Division again, damaging homes, causing blackouts, and injuring residents.
Parliament looks to reduce the frequency with which by-elections are held by banning them in the first and fifth year of parliamentary terms.
Three members of the National League for Democracy meet United Wa State Army leaders as the new government begins delving into Burma’s fractious peace process.
Members of the two largest signatories to the nationwide ceasefire meet to discuss strategy ahead of the “Panglong-style” summit proposed by Aung San Suu Kyi.
Win Khaing says engineers will be jailed if the roads they construct don’t last at least five years, the length of his government’s term.
A security law used to oppress Aung San Suu Kyi and other former dissidents is targeted for revocation in a new bill submitted to Parliament.
Japan’s foreign minister arrived in Bangkok on Sunday to reaffirm economic ties after a slump in Japanese investments in Thailand amid political concerns.
The fishing fleet in a tiny port town on Hainan island is being turned into a sophisticated fishing militia to sail into the disputed South China Sea.
Rising demand for purified drinking water in Burma has led to a proliferation of brands, some of which are unlicensed and lacking hygiene standards.
This week, the panel discusses the recent purge of 17 senior members of the Union Solidarity and Development Party, including its former chairman Shwe Mann.
Domestic aviation sector “unsustainable,” says report; tripling of exports envisaged; new telecoms operator coming together; Telenor sees steady growth; and Americans eye Burmese coffee.