President U Thein Sein delivers a speech as seen on a background display as Myanmar Airforce soldiers participate in a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of Myanmar's Independence day, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, January 4, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 March 2015
The Tatmadaw will maintain its role in politics to support the transition to democracy...
The refugee community from Myanmar has been shocked by a triple homicide. Photo: James Willanor
20 March 2015
A refugee community from Myanmar in North Carolina, US, has been shocked by a triple...
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Mandalay on March 19, 2015. Photo: Solar Impulse
19 March 2015
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in Mandalay at around 8 pm March 19 after leaving...
Solar Impulse 2, HB-SIB, taking off with Swiss explorer Andre Borshberg on board for the third leg Ahmedabad to Varanasi, of the Round-The-World adventure, in Ahmedabad, India, March 18, 2015. Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are attempting to circumnavigate the world flying with an aircraft, with a 72 metres wingspan, powered only by solar energy without a drop of fuel. Photo: EPA
19 March 2015
Solar Impulse 2 took off in the early hours of March 19 from Varanasi, India on route for...
19 March 2015
Mawlamyine Township Court on March 18 sentenced Myanmar Post chief editor U Than Htike...
United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Ms Yanghee Lee, speaks at a news conference in Geneva on March 18 about her report earlier in the week to the UN Human Rights Council. Photo: EPA/Martial Trezzini
19 March 2015
A UN rights expert, who was harshly criticised and threatened during a recent visit to...
Survivors of the ferry vessel accident arrive at the Sittwe port, in Sittwe, western Myanmar, March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA 
19 March 2015
Myanmar will inspect all state-owned vessels after a ferry accident off the country's...
People carry their belongings as they flee from the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
18 March 2015
The Shan Human Rights Foundation has called for an end to Myanmar government shelling in...
The seventh round of ceasefire talks gets underway in Yangon. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
18 March 2015
During the seventh round of ceasefire talks between the Union Peacemaking Working...
Christian Solidarity Worldwide has expressed concern over the latest religious defamation cases. Sentenced to two years hard labour for insulting religion. U Tun Thurein and U Htut Ko Ko Lwin (C), followed by Mr Philip Blackwood, at Bahan Township court on March 17, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
18 March 2015
Christian Solidarity Worldwide says it is deeply concerned about the violations of...
Digital Globe satellite image dated 12 April 2004 shows a general overview of a southern part of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, eight months before the earthquake which set off tsunami waves that hit the area. Photo: EPA/Digital Globe 
18 March 2015
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Molucca Sea on March 17, the US...
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion after a court at Chaung-U in Sagaing Region upheld charges against him on March 17. Photo: Htin Lin Oo/Facebook
18 March 2015
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion after a court at...

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