Myanmar's ruling party votes in favor of changing the constitution to allow her to run for the country's top post.
The Ministry of Labor increases announces a US$5 increase to a previous wage hike.
Hundreds of sites are closed amidst safety concerns for workers and property.
The pardon is part of a bid to fulfill Thein Sein's vow to free all political inmates by the end of 2013.
Initial negotiations between workers and the government fail to resolve a dispute over minimum wages
They call on the government to accept demands for a higher wage increase.
CPI promises to keep the public informed about ‘everything we do’ on the Myitsone dam project.
Unions and the opposition CNRP call for strikes to protest minimum wage decision.
The government announces a day after one of the biggest opposition protests that Hun Sen will make a visit to Hanoi.
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy calls it a 'historic day.'
Rights groups call for US pressure to ensure Myanmar abides by its year-end vow.
Hun Sen says a fresh vote is not an option.
Poppy cultivation jumps in Myanmar and remains a concern in Laos, the UN says.
It will 'uphold the law' in response to 'illegal' demonstrations.
Myanmar's opposition leader disagrees with President Thein Sein that parliament's development fund plan is unconstitutional.
The CNRP plans to hold its 'biggest protest ever' if Hun Sen ignores demands to resolve election complaints.
The groups will launch their coalition next month for greater representation in parliament.
An Asian rights group accuses the army of hiding land grabs under a false veneer of legality.
She wants to avoid rumors she's in failing health, her doctor says.
The government brands the gatherings aimed at pushing for new elections as illegal.
A Rakhine leader proposes ways for ending conflicts with Muslim Rohingyas.
It warns of a mass movement to topple Prime Minister Hun Sen if no fresh elections are held.
The Sun Rays journal says it spoke the 'truth' and will not change its editorial policy.
They say the move is essential to reform in the country.
The first of the mass demonstrations will kick off Sunday, says CNRP chief Sam Rainsy.
Vague land policies and weak implementation of the law are fueling conflict, a rights group says.
They disband their protest camp after lawmakers pledge to investigate their dispute.
They call for an intervention with Chinese investors.
The government is preparing to send the relevant documents to parliament.
The amnesty comes as it hosts neighboring countries for a regional tournament.