Burma’s government and NGOs will present reports on women’s issues at a UN conference in Switzerland in July.
The first session of Parliament closes after enacting nine new bills but leaving numerous issues up for debate when the legislature returns in July.
The speaker of the Lower House says the Constitution can be amended only after peace and reconciliation are achieved throughout the country.
Ethnic armed organizations and a government delegation that included Burma Army officials met in Rangoon to further discuss the peace dialogue process.
After being sentenced to hard labor for allegedly striking a police officer, BBC reporter Nay Myo Lin seeks an acquittal or lighter sentence on appeal.
Stateless Rohingya villagers have rejected new cards that omit information on ethnicity and religion, partially postponing a citizenship verification drive.
In wake of violence against Muslims in Burma, a group of lawyers in Rangoon has formed a new organization to fight for justice for practitioners of Islam.
After launching a tough new policy to curb Burma’s betel nut habit, the government has opened an online poll to consult the public.
On the fifth anniversary of the outbreak of war, internally displaced people struggle to survive after international organizations pull rice provisions.
Civil society organizations call on Burma’s government to institute a national land restitution policy for communities displaced by conflict.
The disappearance of seven Shan men follows a spate of unexplained killings in an area of continued conflict between Shan and Palaung armed groups.
After Aye Ne Win, grandson of the former dictator, calls out Suu Kyi for serving Lipton tea to Singapore’s PM, Facebook users give him a piece of their mind.
In a region struck by deadly deluges last year, a local community worker suspects gold-mining operations to exacerbate flood risks.
Citing river congestion and the vulnerability of a prized pagoda, lawmakers have voted to suspend a wharf project approved by the previous government.
Three ethnic armed organizations express support for Suu Kyi’s ‘21st Century Panglong Conference’ at a meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand.