The commission tasked with evaluating hydropower projects on Burma’s Irrawaddy River submits its first assessment report to President U Htin Kyaw.
Former ALD members host a conference to form a new party in which one-third of its central executive committee is expected to be under age 40.
The USDP is looking to boost grassroots support with younger candidates and aims to field an equal number of men and women.
Lawmakers in Shan State object to a plan to open a night bazaar inside Yawnghwe Haw, the residence of Burma’s first President Sao Shwe Thaike.
China plans to construct an industrial zone, refinery and deep-sea port in Kyaukphyu, but locals fear they won’t be fairly compensated for their land.
After meeting with peace commission, the alliance says peace process is moving forward despite difficulties in negotiations.
Prison reforms currently being considered in Burma fall short of meeting international human rights standards, Amnesty International says.
Burma’s government plans to submit an entry for the country’s highest mountain area to be listed as a UNESCO natural world heritage site in 2018.
Dr. Than Htut Aung did not appear at a police station for questioning following a police statement that he would be arrested if he failed to show.
About 150 out of 1,000 Wa troops leave outposts in Mongla territory, two weeks after a Burma Army deadline to withdraw passed.
Concerns over the peace process mean election of new leaders delayed until March next year.
A Mandalay police officer says the foreigner was charged under Burma’s Immigration Law.
After failing to investigate for six days, police are questioning suspects in an East Dagon child rape case.
The army chief says military representation in Parliament is still needed because of the delicate multiparty democracy in the country.
After one month under military lockdown, four villages in Maungdaw Township set to receive WFP aid.