The Arakan Army reports two ambush attacks by the Burma Army in northern Arakan State during the annual New Year water festival.
Surveillance of the poultry trade in Sagaing Division’s Monywa Township has been ramped up after an avian flu outbreak over the past several weeks.
Aung San Suu Kyi vows to push for constitutional amendments to build a true democracy in Burma as it emerges from military control.
The National League for Democracy, in promising to form an inclusive government, appears to have instead exposed divisions with and within some other political parties.
Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein outlines his mission and vision for Rangoon, and the challenges that lay ahead for city leadership.
Student activists who protested an education reform bill see their charges dropped, following Aung San Suu Kyi’s pledge to seek their immediate release.
As charges are cleared against other political detainees, in Mandalay court, two Muslim interfaith activists are sentenced to two more years in prison.
A coalition of Arakanese environmental groups and political parties are hoping to petition the national government to decentralize natural resource sharing.
Local farmers in Kyaukphyu Township, Arakan State, plan a protest demanding compensation for land damaged to make way for a contentious oil and gas pipeline.
The Burma Army is continuing to send reinforcements into Wan Hai, SSPP/SSA headquarters in Shan State’s Kyethi Township, says a party member.
A peace concert in Rangoon celebrates a Czech-inspired Charter 77, framed as an appeal to respect human rights and pursue a genuine democratic transition.
New Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi met her Canadian counterpart on Thursday, as dignitaries visit the country to meet the Nobel laureate.
Burma’s Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission recommends that the NLD government get rid of, amend or rewrite laws used against activists.
Despite criticism of his inflammatory nationalism, Zaw Htay was promoted to deputy director general of the President’s Office under Burma’s new NLD govt.
The Rangoon regional parliament cancels the former government’s plan to build two new flyovers during the 2016-2017 fiscal year.