A Shan State MP sought to submit a proposal to Parliament that would help displaced children receive an education, but her efforts were denied.
A bill to amend Burma’s colonial-era law requiring citizens to inform local officials when guests spend the night in their homes is up for debate.
In its 100-day plan, the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population will make it easier for political exiles to return to Burma.
Rangoon’s divisional government will confiscate unused land in the city’s industrial zones and revoke permits from private electricity providers in breach of their contracts.
A resident of a village in Pauktaw Township was allegedly beaten by local police after a dispute with his wife, and extorted for 100,000 kyats.
Mandalay’s chief minister says the city will appoint an ombudsman to monitor local courts, highlighting one of the regional government’s planned reforms.
Maung Aye left his poor village for Hpakant, where he risks his life each day to find the one jade stone that will lift him out of poverty.
The Rangoon divisional government plans to relocate the city’s estimated 400,000 squatters and provide them with temporary housing.
The Burma Army’s refusal to halt its offensive campaigns has fueled skepticism and undermined the trust required for peace with ethnic armed groups.
Former president Thein Sein blames the USDP’s election losses on party members, and aims to launch a comeback in Burma’s 2020 election.
Burma’s government intends to form a donor coordination body to scrutinize the country’s foreign aid so that it flows to where it is needed most.
A new report documents torture suffered by Burma’s political prisoners under the military regime and the challenges they face when rejoining society.
Anxieties over a particularly harsh dry season in Burma are tempered by hopes that the new government will be more responsive to the needs of its citizens.
Two civilians working on banana farms claim they were beaten by Burma Army soldiers near the Kachin Independence Army headquarters in Kachin State.
The Rangoon divisional government is poised to drastically slash the number of bus lines, many of which overlap and contribute to mounting congestion in the city.