The Ministry of Industry will produce and sell three types of glass tables designed by State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to the public.
Top Karen leaders discuss postponing the 16th KNU Congress slated to take place in November over concerns new leadership could disrupt peace process.
State official said first-day visit showed ‘reality not consistent’ with rights abuses; US official repeated call for thorough investigation.
Burma’s peace process opens up access to ethnic areas and leaves farmers vulnerable to powerful interests ‘gaining land through questionable means.’
The Joint Monitoring Committee begins field visits to investigate fighting in Shan State between the Burma Army and the Restoration Council of Shan State.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets over one thousand Burmese expatriates, many of whom desire to return to their homeland but face passport difficulties.
The State Counselor’s Office calls for the public to submit complaints against corrupt government officials and ensures confidentiality.
U Tin Naing Soe and his staff are accused of extorting 40 million kyats from the township’s residents to register a village after they were relocated.
President U Htin Kyaw addresses challenges to Burma’s financial sector and announces preparations for reform at a financial commission meeting.
Some 40,000 IDPs in Kachin and northern Shan states remain unable to secure longterm food support, or to return home.
Rescuers have recovered 73 bodies from the incident and seven people are still missing.
‘List of thirteen questions’ awaits a response.
A Muse Township airport renovation proposed by the grandsons of the former ruling general has reportedly been denied by the civil aviation department.
Some 120 residents of northern Arakan State apply to join a new unit of the border guard police, after attacks by alleged Islamist militants.
Prior to a government evaluation of the proposed Myitsone Dam, civil society groups call to end mega hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy River.