Japan expands portion of Thilawa Zone, Filipino agribusiness looks to invest in Burma, Burma-Singapore ties to increase, and Bagan earthquake relief.
More than 500 works of art by Burmese women will be on display in the Myanmar Ladies Art Exhibition at the Yangon Gallery.
The Irrawaddy’s Kyaw Kha discusses with rights advocates what actions should be taken in cases of child rape now in the spotlight in Burma.
‘We have a plan to allocate a budget for the student union building in the next fiscal year,’ the deputy education minister tells the Lower House.
The defense minister encourages Parliament to urge a halt to aid, relief, and medical treatment in areas controlled by the KIA, MNDAA, TNLA and AA.
‘Some don’t have the courage to achieve peace, when mistrust [between communities] is bigger than the desire for peace,’ says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
A commission to investigate attacks in Arakan State is formed, nearly two months after clashes broke out between government troops and militants.
As the delegation begins a second regional visit, local organizations say they will not meet them unless they refrain from using the term ‘Rohingya.’
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s remarks about her country overtaking Singapore economically in the next 20 years draw laughter and criticism.
‘Now let’s go back to our territory and launch this war again,’ says TNLA Col Tar Phone Kyaw, as talks fail to materialize.
Thailand has a new king, with the country’s crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.
Young gay men are at the frontline of AIDS prevention in China, with new cases occurring at one of the fastest rates of any segment of the population.
The 250th anniversary of the Freedom of the Press Act in Sweden reminds the Swedish Ambassador to Burma of the long road to promote free expression.
YCDC relocates 1,600 street vendors to a night market and orders thousands more to only occupy downtown streets outside of major roads.
Six Buddhist and Muslim youths from the Arakan capital of Sittwe meet with Kofi Annan and the Arakan State Advisory Commission in Rangoon.