The Rangoon regional parliament cancels the former government’s plan to build two new flyovers during the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
Since Burma’s democratic handover of power on April 1, the country has seen a resurgence in the value of the kyat, observers say.
Land and shelter are set aside for Karen State’s displaced, who await stability and ceasefire implementation before considering a return to Burma.
A State Counselor’s Office announcement explains how the government could secure the release of political prisoners, activists and students.
President Htin Kyaw has signed a ‘State Counselor’ bill, essentially securing broad powers for Suu Kyi that could place her ‘above the president.’
The US president commends Aung San Suu Kyi and President Htin Kyaw on the country’s smooth democratic transition and offers future US support.
A public-private coalition launches a national road safety campaign in Burma, hoping to decrease accidents on some of Southeast Asia’s most dangerous roads.
Prospective investors to Mon State are advised to consult with local civil society and the dominant ethnic Mon rebel group before investing in the region.
Heavy winds hit Sagaing Division’s Kale Township on Tuesday night, killing one resident and destroying dozens of homes.
Despite pushback from the military bloc, Lower House passage of the bill will create a “state counselor” position for NLD chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi.
The Union Parliament appoints four new members to the Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission, which supports lawmakers and makes recommendations directly to Parliame
The fate of the controversial Chinese-funded Myitsone dam isn’t discussed at the first meeting between Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and her Chinese counterpart.
Burma’s newly sworn-in National League for Democracy government forms a 21-member Financial Commission.
Aung Ko, Burma’s new religious affairs minister, again stirs controversy, with the latest involving his visit to nationalist Buddhist monks including the firebrand U Wirathu.
Ahead of a UN special session on global drug issues, the Drug Policy Advocacy Group highlights changes needed in Burma’s own legal framework.