Burma’s former ruling party has signaled it will take legal action against two Burmese papers for defaming the party and former President Thein Sein.
In this story published in 2015, the man who drove Aung San during the historic Panglong Conference reflects on his life in politics, prison and retirement.
Nationalist Buddhist monks have opened a school in Rangoon that teaches students to become ‘decent citizens’ who protect ‘race and religion.’
The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs rejected calls for a legal definition of “political prisoners” that could pave the way for reparations.
A Rangoon lawmaker is urging for safety measures in the city to be ramped up after a string of electrocution deaths from dangerous power lines.
After more than US$100 million disappeared from the Gems Association’s coffers, claims of embezzlement have led to an enquiry that threatens to embroil Thein Sein.
Regular and focused messaging has so far been missing from President Htin Kyaw’s government, which needs to set out its policies and broader aims.
A team restoring Siamese King Uthumphon’s tomb in Mandalay will stop their work until further DNA testing can be done on the remains held inside.
A ferry carrying middle school and high school students sinks in Arakan State, leaving six girls and one boy dead.
Local painter Su Eaindra showcases her first solo exhibition of abstract paintings reflecting Buddhist philosophy this weekend.
An influential alliance of ethnic armed groups currently outside of formal peace negotiations is to meet with Suu Kyi’s anointed peace negotiator.
Burma Army soldiers have been torturing and killing civilians and using them as human shields in recent clashes in Shan State, a rights organization says.
A US-based media rights group commends Burma’s government on recent progress but points to olds laws inhibiting journalists.
The Myanmar Investment Commission will be reformed this month in line with the Myanmar Investment Law, an industry official says.
A revised bill replacing Burma’s controversial Peaceful Assembly Law is approved by Parliament’s Upper House, retaining criminal penalties against violators amid criticism from