A Mandalay court sentences the Saffron Revolution leader Nyi Nyi Lwin, better known as U Gambira, to six months’ imprisonment on a controversial immigration charge.
Most of the 11,000 locals affected by recent gale-force winds and hailstorms in Sagaing Division are in need of roofing materials, an official says.
A trio of ethnic armed organizations actively fighting the Burma Army has decided against meeting a former govt peace delegation in Thailand next month.
Rangoon businesses press the division’s new Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein to deal with squatters, and the city’s notoriously unreliable water and electricity supplies.
Thousands stage protest marches in Lashio, Kutkai and Muse townships for Kachin National Anti-Narcotics Day, hoping to raise awareness of Shan State’s drugs problem.
The President’s Office publishes a statement restricting officials from appointing their spouses, siblings and children as their assistants.
A Buddhist monk stokes religious tensions when he and his followers build a pagoda on the property of a church in Burma’s Karen State.
In a statement posted to social media, the former USDP chairman asks party members and authorities to look into the circumstances of his dismissal.
Burma’s new government has a chance to end decades of ethnic conflict, but a new approach to the peace process may be in order.
Gale-force winds destroyed homes, religious buildings and livestock in northern Burma, as storms are expected to continue throughout the week.
North Korea says it successfully test-fired a missile from a submarine and warns of its growing ability to attack enemies with a “dagger of destruction.”
Two villages in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township are at risk of dangerous shifts in the terrain due to jade mining and require evacuation, locals say.
New figures suggest that over 20,000 displaced ethnic Kokang are living in makeshift camps in China without access to international assistance.
Praise floods in for the late Vipassana meditation master Sayadaw U Pandita, who is credited with influencing the rapid rise of Buddhism in the West.
Displaced civilians in Arakan State increase amid fighting between Arakan Army soldiers and government troops, with the latter accused of forcing locals to porter.