This morning, Burma wakes up to a new era under a National League for Democracy-led government, which takes up its duties in full today.
A local court in Arakan State has handed out jail sentences to 12 Arakanese men charged under the Unlawful Association Act.
The wife of President Htin Kyaw is replaced as chair of the Lower House’s International Relations committee and may give up her parliamentary seat.
After being backed by the military for over two decades, Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (UMEHL) has been turned into a public company.
Burma’s state-owned dailies adjust their content and design following this week’s power transfer to a new, democratically elected government.
A report says Burma’s forests are largely exhausted, calling for a moratorium on commercial logging and dismantling or privatization of the state-owned Myanmar Timber Enterprise.
Parliament’s Upper House will discuss a bill creating a powerful new position in the executive, the “state adviser,” earmarked for Aung San Suu Kyi.
Mental health advocates in Burma say societal stigmatization must be overcome and psychiatric services for patients made more widely available.
Burma’s former President Thein Sein is reportedly absent from a state dinner hosted by the newly sworn-in National League for Democracy government.
Following the Wednesday morning transfer of power, the President’s Office announces the newly reconfigured membership of Burma’s National Defense and Security Council.
Citing environmental damage, ethnic Shan organizations and villagers call for an end to four planned hydropower projects on the Namtu River.
Advocacy groups are creating training programs that engage men, in an effort to understand and confront sexual harassment and violence against women in Burma
An Irrawaddy Division prison frees Chaw Sandi Tun, who was jailed last year for a photo collage shared on Facebook deemed defamatory to the military.
Chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi will continue to lead the NLD, despite holding ministerial positions that constitutionally ban her from party activities.
A look at the profiles of the new President, vice presidents and Cabinet sworn in during an official ceremony at Parliament in Naypyidaw.