But Upper House lawmaker says amendments are necessary before Parliament can vote on the new prevention of violence against women act.
Acting on a tip-off, the forestry department seizes over 30 tons of smuggled teak from two containers in Myanmar Industrial Port.
A ban on climbing Bagan’s temples is rumored as the State Counselor denounces the activity, suggesting that viewing platforms be built instead.
One of the first book plazas in Burma, run by a young publisher and author, is scheduled to open in Rangoon’s China Town.
KNU and NMSP agree to stop fighting, to allow villagers freedom of movement, and to invite the local government to mediate a dispute over territory.
The city’s development committee wants to resurrect the traditional way of celebrating Burma’s water festival.
World Food Programme says it will not be able to continue full operations after the end of February unless they receive more funds.
After years living in southern California, ethnic Karen former refugees return to Burma on a mission to deliver humanitarian aid and show solidarity.
The Ta’ang National Party disputes its signature appearing a joint statement which criticizes the government’s handling of Arakan State.
Burma’s main opposition party calls on the National Defense and Security Council to intervene in security and rule of law issues facing the country.
KBC members visit the two pastors at the police station in Muse town, where the pair remains jailed and awaits formal charges.
The ethnic bloc’s negotiation team plans to meet government peace negotiators for further talks as soon as possible.
Rangoon divisional government expands the Yangon Bus Service operating time to 5am to 10pm amid teething problems with the network.
Burma’s State Counselor is scheduled to visit the place where her father Gen. Aung San signed agreements with ethnic leaders 70 years ago.
Burmese tycoons contribute more than US$8 million to the NRPC’s Peace Fund, within two weeks of the govt calling on the public to donate.