The goodwill evident during early post-election talks between Aung San Suu Kyi and the army has soured, as tensions rise over how to divide up power.
Forced labor has continued across Burma despite an agreement with the International Labour Organization to eliminate the practice by 2015.
Two products of popular Thai brand ‘Forever Young’ were found to contain a potentially harmful topical steroid, Burma’s health ministry announced Wednesday.
Rangoon Division authorities claim the Chin and Karen national day events were to be hosted by illegal organizations.
Days before Aung San Suu Kyi led her lawmakers into Parliament, Ei Than watched bulldozers sent by the military destroy her home on Rangoon’s outskirts.
Locals claim that 5,000 acres of land in Pegu Division’s Taungoo Township were seized over the last six years by Khin Maung Aye’s KMA group.
The outlook for private dailies remains grim in the near-term, observers say, with outlets struggling for relevance against online platforms.
Outgoing President Thein Sein has at the last minute canceled plans to attend the US-ASEAN summit in California next week, his office said late on Thursday.
Mandalay Division police have opened a lawsuit against four student activists for leading a commemoration ceremony marking an education bill protest march.
Three recently elected NLD legislators describe the transition from political dissident to parliamentarian.
Devoted National League for Democracy members have hit a snag on the eve of celebrations honoring the late General Aung San’s 101st birthday, on Feb. 13.
Summoned to yet another court appearance Thursday, detained student activists were determined to remain upbeat, marking Valentine’s Day outside the court.
Fighting flared between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Shan State Army-South this week, with both groups trading blame over the hostilities.
Responding to a local tip, police find over 260,000 methamphetamine pills in a garbage dump in Rangoon’s Mingaladon Township.
While acknowledged as a boost for transparency in the resource sector, Burma’s first EITI report lacked serious scrutiny of the jade trade, observers said.
Dozens of residents in Mandalay’s Myingyan Township have protested against the destruction of the Mya Nandar reservoir, the only source of water for locals.
Despite last week’s sea change in the Union Parliament, it is unclear if Burma’s LGBTQ citizens will find long-sought support in the new government.
Burma’s foreign direct investment (FDI) flow is expected to be sluggish this year as the country undergoes a period of political transition, experts say.
Tin Ei, a lawyer and MP from Thanbyuzayat Township, is the first female speaker of one of Burma’s 14 regional parliaments.
While an evaluation committee has finished its selection process, it has yet to announce the successful tender to lead a traffic control project in Rangoon.