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...
An displaced persons camp near Sittwe in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Photo: UNHCR Myanmar/2012
18 March 2015
The prospects for constitutional change and a free and fair general election has made...
Defence ministers from Southeast Asia posing for a photo during the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting in Langkawi, Malaysia on March 16, 2015. Photo: MINDEF
17 March 2015
Defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will study the African...
Journalists escape from police beatings at the protest site in Letpadan, Bago region on March 10, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
17 March 2015
Authorities in Myanmar urgently need to investigate the arrests and reported beatings by...
Myanmar soldiers stand guard at a check point in Lashio, Shan State, Myanmar, May 30, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
17 March 2015
Myanmar expressed "sorrow" March 16 after a bomb dropped across the border during clashes...
17 March 2015
Relations between Myanmar and China have been strained by the fighting that erupted in...
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
17 March 2015
The New Zealand manager of VGastro Bar in Yangon and his two Myanmar business associates...
The Kachin Independence Organisation's meeting with the Myanmar government on March 16 is being viewed as a major breakthrough. Photo: President's Office
17 March 2015
Myanmar President U Thein Sein met with members of the Kachin Independence Organisation...
The Thai authorities see tourism opportunities in Thai-Myanmar border crossing points. The Mae Sai-Tachilek border crossing in Chiang Rai Province in northern Thailand. Photo: Adman Oswell/EPA
17 March 2015
Thai authorities are considering promoting a Thai-Myanmar border checkpoint in the lower...
An elderly survivor of the ferry vessel accident is assisted upon arrival at the Sittwe port, Myanmar, March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
17 March 2015
More than 50 people have been confirmed killed in a ferry accident off western Myanmar...

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