An air force plane crashes near Naypyidaw, with one reported survivor.
The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to use international judges in investigating war crimes, but any process must be impartial, UN official says.
Efforts by Bangladesh’s prime minister to undermine political opposition could provide openings for transnational terrorist groups, US intelligence says.
Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos this week as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling local delicacies.
A heritage conservation group has been honored with an award for their efforts to preserve century-old buildings in Rangoon, Burma’s former capital.
Just a few miles from Burma’s national Parliament, farmers plow their fields with water buffalo and prepare the ground for another round of rice.
State and division parliaments on Monday elected their speakers and deputy speakers, with NLD lawmakers taking the top posts in all but two legislatures.
The Central Bank of Myanmar announced on Tuesday that 13 foreign banks have applied to operate in Burma in a second round of licensing.
Many in Hlaing Tharyar Township feel that a solution to the issue of homelessness and illegal tenancy will be a test of Burma’s new government.
Burma’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened an investigation into nearly a dozen coffee factories in Rangoon over rumors of malpractice.
Rangoon Public Bus Company launched on Monday, with 18 vehicles in service plying a route from Htauk Kyant Junction down Pyay Road.
In a Feb. 5 statement, the Union Parliament Office set out media guidelines that reporters say limit their ability to cover parliamentary affairs.
The Lower House of Parliament convened for its fourth day on Monday, with lawmakers approving the members of two more parliamentary standing committees.
The NLD’s Tun Tun Hein, head of the Lower House’s Bill Committee, spoke with The Irrawaddy about his plans to propose laws within Parliament.