Gambira, a former monk and activist, is being moved around the country and charged with minor offenses, a sign reforms have not yet completely taken hold.
A timeline is set for the Union peace conference at a Naypyidaw meeting involving Aung San Suu Kyi and ethnic armed groups party to the formal peace process.
Burma’s three most famous pagodas are seeing a management reshuffle—a move that could potentially bring greater transparency to revenue-generating sacred sites.
The head of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ministry reveals that the new office is the driving force behind everything from prisoner releases to the Panglong Conference.
Art galleries, yoga classes, photography shows and open-mic nights keep you busy in Rangoon this week.
The second biggest drug bust of the year triggers rumors of a connection with a larger drug-trafficking ring between Rangoon and Arakan State.
The Burma Army and 7 Day Daily reach a settlement in a libel case over the newspaper’s quotation of a Shwe Mann Facebook post that irked the military.
Senior figures blame conflict and the lack of government control in the borderlands for the police’s failure to stem Burma’s drug trafficking problem.
This biography must go down in the history of literature as one of the most sycophantic portraits of a ruthless dictator ever written by a Western academic.
Mandalay’s municipal department seals the area and cancels a consecration ceremony at a tomb believed to house the remains of an 18th century Thai king.
Bus drivers and conductors in the city have been trained for the second time on how to better accommodate blind and partially sighted passengers.
A group of nationalists and Buddhist monks in Arakan State are planning to voice their anger over the government’s new term for the Rohingya minority.
The military files a case against a local paper for publishing comments from former general Shwe Mann that the army says could lead to its disintegration.
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Ethnic armed organizations plan to hold a summit in mid-July in the conflict-torn region of Mai Ja Yang in Kachin State, near the border with China, in order
The Pegu Division government has yet to respond as local Muslim women and children flee a village after sectarian rioting.