The World Bank’s private sector lending arm comes under criticism in a new report over its connection to a controversial coal mining operation.
Ko Swe Win is waiting for the authorities to punish the ultranationalist monk who has defied a ban on his silent sermons.
About 6,000 police officers will be deployed in Rangoon, collaborating with 2,000 members of the Red Cross, fire department and health ministry.
Protracted conflicts in ethnic areas, fragile rule of law, and a stagnant economy are draining the hope behind Burma’s first fully civilian-led government.
Two UNFC members say they want to replace NCA with a completely new approach, while five aim to eventually sign the ceasefire.
A USDP candidate contesting a by-election in Mon State says the former ruling party has a chance of winning if it can obtain at least 25,000 votes.
Access to electricity from clean sources is changing the centuries-old way of life in thousands of rural communities across Burma.
As drug convictions grow alongside cases of addiction in Burma, some in government are campaigning to help rather than punish addicts.
Delegation set to visit the locations of alleged human rights violations including the villages of Da Gyi Za and Kyee Kan Pyin.
Operations at quarries around controversial copper mine in Sagaing Division halt after clashes between protesters and police.
Regional lawmakers questioned gaps between income and expenditure, spending on technology, and funds requested for golf course maintenance.
The plight of IDPs is highlighted during Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Myitkyina where she meets with Kachin leaders and visits camps.
Thai military general says area for 70,000 refugees to safely return to Karen State has been prepared.
One former general’s son says he posted the photo in order to generate well wishes that he could read to his ailing father.
Locals who say the animals have killed four people in four months are requesting help from the divisional government.