Thein Sein visit prompts US to end sanctions
A key US senator on Tuesday backed an end to US sanctions on Myanmar.
UN praises Myanmar over child soldier issue
UN praises Myanmar government for steps towards ending recruitment of child soldiers.
Japanese premier to visit Myanmar on Friday
Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe is to lead a 30-member business delegation on a three-day visit to Myanmar.
Seven Muslims sentenced for Meiktila monk murder
Seven are handed prison terms ranging from 2 to 28 years in connection with religious violence.
Obama lauds Thein Sein’s leadership
US President throws support behind Myanmar government but calls for end to anti-Muslim violence.
Myanmar’s media faces fresh challenges
Censorship is lifted, dailies are permitted, but new problems are arising for Myanmar’s media.
Preparing for the cyclone—this time round
In contrast to the Nargis debacle in 2008, emergency measures for Mahasen were quick and efficient.
Thein Sein’s US trip symbolic, historic
The Myanmar President becomes the first leader of his country to visit the US in nearly 50 years.
Big jump in Myanmar textiles looming
The return of trade privileges by the EU may see more and more garment factories move to Myanmar.
Tata Nano to hit the streets
Billed as the cheapest car in the world—though perhaps not in Myanmar—the Nano is now for sale.
MPs call for legislation to protect housemaids
Cases rising of housemaids being abused by their employers.
President’s Office orders release of Nay Myo Zin
Political activist is released from prison after serving just two weeks of a three-month sentence.