Six family members who ran Ava tailor shop in downtown Rangoon face life sentences after abusing two girls for five years.
Burma’s President grants amnesty to ex-religious affairs minister U Hsan Hsint, along with 258 prisoners, to commemorate the Union Peace Conference.
Burma Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing describes the demands of some ethnic armed groups as ‘far beyond the federal system.’
Burma’s President U Htin Kyaw orders the release of 259 prisoners, including interfaith activists, students, and a former religion minister.
Ma Ba Tha also asks its followers to attend briefings in Rangoon after state Buddhist authority orders shutdown of ultra-nationalist organization.
A fire destroys 11 houses and 42 shops—all made of bamboo—in Arakan State’s Thae Chaung camp.
Residents of two villages in Ye Township fear the project aimed at assisting oil fields in the Mottama Gulf will be a precursor to a power plant.
The State Counselor elaborated on her peace policy in her opening address at the second session of the 21st Century Panglong peace conference.
A Rangoon court will decide on the laws with which to prosecute six people for the reported abuse of two girls over a period of five years.
The state Buddhist Sangha authority Ma Ha Na imposes further restrictions on Ma Ba Tha.
Children in Burma’s conflict-afflicted areas need hope for a better future and more access to assistance, says UNICEF.
United Nationalities Federal Council will not attend landmark peace meeting as Northern Alliance members arrive in Naypyidaw.
Report in Global New Light of Myanmar calls UN accusations of murder, rape, and torture are ‘incorrect,’ ‘false’ and ‘fabricated.’
On the eve of Burma’s Union Peace Conference, China shows its influence, engaging in shuttle diplomacy among stakeholders.
After 3,000 people protested religious affairs minister U Aung Ko, the ministry questions if and how the demonstration was funded.