Married women in Burma give birth to five children on average, while 2014 census findings highlight a lack of education and a need for family planning.
The head of the regional parliament’s Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee says the focus will be on 11 issues.
Burma’s Lower House of Parliament passes the long-awaited Myanmar Investment Bill to mixed reviews, and it now moves to the Upper House.
Karen sources say military activity and tension near the site of the Hat Gyi dam could lead to a breakdown of Burma’s nationwide ceasefire agreement.
Authorities in Putao Township, Kachin State, issue an order to an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp saying agencies and groups need permission to deliver aid.
Pockets within the Burma military may still be cooperating with North Korea despite government and military opposition, according to a senior US official.
A man of great poise, dignity and generosity, U Aung Htike passed away on Sept. 23, 2016.
Six members of a family accused of human trafficking and child abuse at downtown Rangoon’s Ava Tailor Shop appear at a court hearing.
Ta’ang student and women’s groups accuse the Restoration Council of Shan State of mistreating ethnic Ta’ang civilians in northern Shan State, a claim the RCSS denies
A Mandalay court accepts a case against a Dutch tourist for violating visa regulations and insulting religion after he disrupted a Buddhist ritual last week.
Burma’s national education law needs to be amended as two thirds of the country’s 232,000 disabled children do not obtain a formal education, says Unicef.
The Rangoon divisional Parliament begins its second session on Thursday after a three and a half month break.
Locals have sent an open letter to Burma’s President U Htin Kyaw opposing the planned hydropower project to be built in Kachin State’s Chipwi and Tsawlaw townships.
Thailand’s Prime Minister says he will ban the Chinese-Hong Kong action film from being screened in Thailand if it is found to “damage” the country.