Protesters would enjoy more rights and lighter sentences for violations if a bill proposed Thursday in Parliament passes as expected.
The Ta’ang National Liberation Army claims to have retaken bases from the Shan State Army-South after fighting across eight locations in northern Shan State.
Aung San Suu Kyi has had frosty relations with Japan because of Tokyo’s support for previous regimes. Now that she’s in charge, will that change?
Labor rights protestors send representatives to meet with the Ministry of Labor in Naypyidaw, hoping to resolve their issues with a Sagaing-based plywood factory.
Foodie Myanmar lists and lauds some of the finest burger joints in the commercial capital Rangoon.
Lawmakers debate the citizenship and name of Shan State’s Mong Wong-Burmans, with some claiming Burma’s previous government had ulterior motives in granting them rights.
Tsai Ing-wen becomes Taiwan’s first woman president this month, when her mission will be to convince China her party is not seeking independence.
North Korea kicks off the first congress of its ruling Workers’ Party in 36 years, with Kim Jong-un expected to further consolidate his control.
Representatives of eight non-state armed groups that signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement meet Dr. Tin Myo Win to discuss reforming a body key to peace negotiations.
Locals near the Letpadaung copper mining area in Sagaing Division’s Salingyi Township staged a series of protests as mining resumed on Thursday.
Nay Myo Wai, ultra-nationalist provocateur and leader of a fringe political party, is arrested for allegedly defaming the president, army chief and Aung San Suu Kyi.
A proposal from President Htin Kyaw to form a new ministry for State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is brought to the Union Parliament floor.
The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) is finishing a new zoning plan, in an effort to preserve the city’s cultural heritage while allowing for growth.
Burma’s Hotels and Tourism Ministry focuses on local, community-based tourism in its new 100-day policy, hoping to provide sustainability for the fast-growing industry.