More than half of 4,000 complaints received by the parliamentary Public Complaints Committee relate to the judiciary.
Local administrators allege that the army has extorted fisherman on Kyunthaya Island for decades.
As Col. San Aung’s Democratic Karen Benevolent Army splinter group joins the Northern Alliance in Shan State, seven members surrender to Burma Army.
Locally-owned bank to become fourth firm to trade shares on Burma’s fledgling stock exchange.
National League for Democracy fail to contest all 19 vacant seats after Karenni State’s Hpruso Township candidate does not register in time.
Youth representatives who participated in a ‘peace talk’ with the State Counselor say the discussion was ‘unsatisfactory’ and that time was limited.
Government delegation travels to respective self-administered regions to discuss peace and regional development.
An annual statement from the Rangoon Police Force reveals that the number of reported rape cases more than doubled from 2015 to 2016.
Burma Army troops detain a member of the All Burma Students’ Democratic Front—a signatory group of the nationwide ceasefire agreement—in Kachin State.
Party general secretary confirms the case but stresses that the central executive committee did not instruct U Tin Maung Htun to file the case.
Video footage from Rathedaung Township goes viral and draws severe criticism of the government.
More than a dozen novel laureates issue open letter claiming Arakan situation is a ‘human tragedy amounting to … crimes against humanity.’
China seeks to influence the State Counselor’s peace process through Burma’s largest ethnic armed group the United Wa State Army.
A Rangoon resident is sued by two National League for Democracy lawmakers under controversial defamation laws and says the move was an abuse of power.
The President’s Office spokesperson says a Malaysian pledge to send aid by sea to Maungdaw and Buthidaung could be met with a warning or violence.