Parliamentarians and civil society activists argue that Burma needs a more concrete social welfare policy to help mothers in the workplace.
An Arakanese lawmaker warned the National League for Democracy Friday against amending several controversial laws that critics contend are discriminatory.
Burma’s currency has seen a turnaround in value since the new Parliament convened on Monday, a trend experts say is set to persist.
Burma’s former Parliament Speaker, who is viewed as an ally of Aung San Suu Kyi, is appointed to lead a legislative oversight commission.
The Mon State capital and Fort Wayne in Indiana became “sister cites” Thursday, with a promise of future exchanges of education, commerce and culture.
Police in South Okkalapa Township say they are investigating a Facebook user who wrote a message threatening violence if Article 59(f) was suspended.
Known for its focus on discipline, Maha Gandayone Monastery attracts many visitors eager to see daily life for the hundreds of monks on the grounds.
Burma’s next government needs to create new policies under reshuffled leadership within the Myanmar Investment Commission, industry observers say.
A massive fire which broke out Thursday and burned for over 12 hours has left hundreds homeless in Northern Shan State’s Namhsan town.
A Chinese journalist and rights activist who disappeared in Thailand last month is now under investigation in China, his wife said on Thursday.
Bangkok police have said they have identified a man whose body parts were found floating in the city’s Chao Phraya River as a Spanish consultant.
South Korea and Japan have vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket North Korea plans to fire this month.
A massive fire tore through northern Shan State’s Namhsan on Thursday, reportedly destroying over 200 homes.
Burma’s respective parliamentary speakers on Thursday recommended members for two standing committees: the Draft Bill and Public Accounts committees.