Rangoon’s iconic colonial-era hotel closes for six months on May 1 to undergo extensive renovations, the first in more than 20 years.
In a surprise move, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted a letter of resignation on Thursday to step down from his current post.
China passes a law tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision.
A group of Buddhist nationalists will be charged with illegally protesting after they picketed outside the US Embassy against its use of the word “Rohingya.”
Thai Union will eliminate recruitment fees for its workers to prevent them from racking up debts to job brokers and from being exploited and abused.
Burma has banned lucrative logging operations as the newly elected National League for Democracy government steps up a battle on deforestation, an environment official says.
Central executive committee members of the ALP were threatened with arrest for a statement aiming charges at the Burma Army, according to the ALP spokesman.
A bill rescinding Burma’s 1975 State Protection Law will likely go to Parliament after it reconvenes next week, the Lower House’s Bill Committee chairman says.
Col. Saw San Aung and dozens of Karen fighters trek through the jungle to combat the Burma Army, alongside Arakan Army soldiers.
Myanmar Thilawa Special Economic Holdings will become the second firm to list on the Yangon Stock Exchange, but its initial offering price remains undisclosed.
At State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi’s suggestion, the former administration’s Myanmar Peace Center will be re-branded.
The Burmese magnate Serge Pun says “delay” is the price paid for trying to do business ethically in Burma, long identified as corrupt and opaque.
Lobsang Sangay vows after being re-elected to convince the international community to renew its interest in his campaign for China to grant Tibet autonomy.
Before turning over their data on mass graves, rights groups seek specifics from the Indonesian government on how it will investigate anti-communist massacres in 1965.