The Burmese government welcomed the EU’s decision to lift sanctions against the former pariah state as “greatly beneficial” to the country’s democratic reform process
Two adults and one child were killed after a compressed air-canister exploded in Rangoon’s Insein township on Tuesday
The European Union lifts all sanctions on Burma except for an arms embargo, in recognition of sweeping political reforms.
Ethnic languages are set to be included in state primary schools’ curriculum during the 2013-14 educational year; however, the classes will be held outside of normal school hours
A Human Rights Watch report released on Monday says the government is complicit in a campaign of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Arakan state. The report says local authorities…