Civil society groups say human rights abuses continue despite recent reforms, during a meeting with the UN Special Rapporteur on Burma.
A schoolteacher was abducted and gunned down in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township.
Burma’s postal service gains public trust after receiving technical expertise from Japan.
Police are preparing to file a lawsuit against members of the Rangoon division of the Nationalist Coalition Group, including its leader U Hla Thein Maung
The majority of Burma-born people living abroad hail from the country’s border areas and are now in Thailand and Malaysia.
The Chinese Embassy says that Burmese authorities had instead ‘strengthened resettlement’ of displaced persons on their side of the border.
For most of the families who labor in brickworks the meager wages and the high cost of food mean that every member has to work.
Burmese interfaith advocates stress the importance of building friendship, mutual understanding and trust between different religious communities.
Yanghee Lee says she visited most places she had wanted to, including a village where online footage of police brutality sparked disciplinary action.
After schools close due to clashes between the TNLA and Burma Army, parents bring their children to Mandalay to continue their education.
Khine Myo Htun has been detained since July on charges of sedition and incitement for accusing the Burma Army of war crimes.
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.