A man who was accused of sexual abuse of two underage children in Mandalay has been sentenced to 40 years in prison, according to local police.
Thirteen government-owned timber production stations across the country become elephant camps for visitors.
After an air strike kills two and injures eight, shaken Namhsan residents take refuge in monasteries in northern Shan State’s Lashio.
Early problems including long waits and overcrowding blamed on a lack of vehicles on first day of operation.
‘It is an annual donation ceremony that is held peacefully,’ says event organizer Ko Kyaw Naing. This is the first time the ceremony is canceled.
A lone anti-war protester is punched in the face as he demonstrates at a rally in support of the Burma Army’s ‘just’ wars in north and east Burma.
Ban Ki Moon’s successor as UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has yet to name a replacement for Vijay Nambiar.
More than 4,000 internally displaced Kachin return to Zai Awng, Magayang and Hkau Shau camps, according to the Joint Strategy Team supporting IDPs.
Hundreds of volunteers are signing up to work with philanthropic groups, the student union, and lawmakers to ease the transition to a new bus service.
Door-to-door medication campaign to eradicate the disease will target 30 million people and cost 193 million kyats.
Only 5.562 billion kyats of Irrawaddy Division’s 9.646 billion-kyat proposal is granted.
Bangladeshi Prime Minister tells foreign affairs ministry that Burma must accept back all ‘Burma nationals’ in Bangladesh.
Palm oil plantations in Tenasserim Division harm villagers, cause land conflicts and pollute the environment, according to a new report.
‘The leading cause of death in traffic accidents was when motorcycle riders failed to wear helmets,’ says the Road Transport Directorate.
Eight armed groups meet to discuss how to proceed to national level dialogue prior to the second 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference.