Police block the protesting students in Letpadan, Bago division on March 3, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
03 March 2015
Protesting students, blocked by truckloads of police, claim they will continue their...
A student shouts slogans as he holds up a Buddhist alm bowl during a march on the road at Letpadan, Bago division, Myanmar, March 3, 2015. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
03 March 2015
More than 100 monks and student protesters in Myanmar began a hunger strike over...
The Myanmar parliament has been urged to reject or extensively revise four controversial laws involving religion and women. People cross the road near Yangon City Hall, Yangon, Myanmar, March 16, 2011. EPA
03 March 2015
The Union parliament has been urged to reject or extensively revise four controversial...
Helping people reconnect. Red Cross station at Mansu Monastery in Lashio, Shan State in February 2015. Photo:Myanmar Red Cross Society
03 March 2015
The Myanmar Red Cross Society is working to reunite and reconnect families separated by...
Photographer Ko Aung Nay Myo. Photo: Aung Nay Myo/Facebook 
02 March 2015
A freelance photojournalist has been arrested in Myanmar for uploading a satirical post...
Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, continues to rely heavily on polluting fossil fuels for electricity generation. Vattenfall-operated coal-fired power plant in Lippendorf, Germany. Photo: Peter Endig/EPA 
02 March 2015
Southeast Asia's huge and growing demand for energy will set the tone for the global...
Information Minister U Ye Htut says due process has to be followed before the media can be in a position to criticise the ongoing detention of a photojournalist. Here U Ye Htut speaks during a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on August 8, 2014. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
02 March 2015
Information Minister U Ye Htut has explained that the Monywa-based freelance...
Female white elephants in the Royal White Elephant Garden in the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, July 2, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA 
02 March 2015
Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western...
Myanmar President U Thein Sein meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nay Pyi Taw in November, 2014. Photo: Narendra Modi/Twitter
02 March 2015
The Indian government, hoping to give more teeth to its “Act East Policy,” has decided to...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
02 March 2015
In the old days it wasn’t easy to get to know Myanmar government officials. The system...
A British police officer (C) is accompanied by his Thai counterparts as they inspect the murder scene where two British tourists were murdered at Sairee beach, Koh Tao island, Thailand, October 25, 2014. The British police team including Scotland Yard officers visited Koh Tao island resort to observe an investigation by the Thai police. Photo: EPA 
02 March 2015
UK-based rights group Reprieve has expressed alarm after it emerged that British police...
02 March 2015
A Baptist missionary tour that did not have a township administrator’s letter of...

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