Participants at the Union Peace Conference, which began in Naypyidaw on Wednesday morning, voice their expectations.
Fresh clashes between the Burma Army and a splinter ethnic armed group are reported on a stretch of the Asian Highway running through southern Karen State.
Forty civil society groups demand that the Burma Army halt offensives and that a ceasefire be announced prior to the Panglong peace conference.
Burma and India ink four agreements on bilateral cooperation in the areas of traditional medicine, renewable energy and infrastructural connectivity.
The Yangon Region Transport Authority will launch a new enforcement plan to crack down on drivers who violate traffic laws, starting on Thursday.
MP Aung Kyaw San submits an urgent parliamentary proposal calling for three non-Burmese members of the Arakan State Advisory Commission to be replaced with local academics.
Former UN chief Kofi Annan’s appointment as chair of the new Arakan State Advisory Committee is in response to international pressure, the government says.
Myanmar National TV apologizes after old news about a Burmese military fighter jet crash two years ago was broadcast on a news bulletin on Sunday evening.
After being promoted, Lt-Gen Mya Tun Oo becomes the third most powerful official in Burma’s armed forces.
The Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Arakan Army are barred from the Union Peace Conference.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
A longtime haven for Burma’s political dissidents, Thailand’s Mae Sot continues to host large numbers of Burmese migrant workers, visitors and merchants.
Arakan National Party lawmakers say the issuance of full citizenship to a Buthidaung Township woman was carried out against existing regulations.
Attendees at the Mon National Conference promise to stand against the use of a coal power plant by a cement company in Mon State’s Kyaikmayaw Township.
A Sittwe court denies a bail request from prominent activist Khine Myo Htun, who was arrested last month and faces charges after accusing the Burma Army of committing war crimes.