Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida pledged 10.5 billion yen (US$102 million) in loans to his Burmese counterpart, Wunna Maung Lwin, on Saturday to improve the country’s communications infrastructure.
The United States Secretary of State John Kerry called on Burma’s leaders to move ahead with reforms as he concluded his two-day visit to the country.
Twenty-six years after the 8888 Uprising, the people of Burma say they are still fighting to establish an independent and fair democratic system.
Naypyidaw is getting ready to host the ASEAN foreign ministers’ summit on Friday, where the South China Sea dispute is set to top the agenda.
The family of a teenager who was shot in Kutkai Township, Shan State, in July blames the Burmese Army for his death and is demanding an investigation.
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.