Burma’s Union Election Commission (UEC) has agreed to seven of nine electoral regulation changes recommended by the country’s main opposition party, according to politicians present at the negotiations.
Ethnic armed groups are due to come to a decision on whether to accept the second draft of a nationwide ceasefire.
Burmese refugees living in Thailand will face challenges if they are repatriated, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.
In the second of a two-part special on war crimes, panellists on DVB Debate discuss the systematic use of rape by the Burmese army.
Deposed religious affairs minister Hsan Hsint has had a sedition charge added to legal proceedings filed against him by the government.
Thousands of refugees line up to be counted in the Mae La camp near the border town Mae Sot, as Thai authorities begin the first census of its kind.
Ethnic MPs from constituencies in areas of conflict met with Myanmar Peace Centre (MPC) representatives in Naypyidaw on Monday to discuss their role in the peace process.
Burma’s parliament has announced it will ratify the International Labour Organization’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour on 18 December, exactly one year after signing.
Thailand’s authorities have banned Burmese refugees living on the Thai-Burmese border from leaving their camps, while they conduct a census to determine the exact number of refugees living in the country.
To mark the 52nd anniversary of the 7 July Students’ Massacre, the All Burma Federation of Students Unions organised a march of around 100 people through Rangoon University campus.