Australian Mr Michael Chan (R), the brother of death-row prisoner Andrew Chan, arrives for visiting Andrew at Kerobokan Prison in Bali, Indonesia, February 17, 2015. Photo: Made Nagi/EPA
18 February 2015
The Indonesian Attorney General’s Office has decided to put off the execution of eleven...
Shayam Brang Shawn, known as Brang Shawng, (2nd L), has been fined K50,000 [US$50) for defamation. Photo: Kachin Wave News
18 February 2015
A Kachin man convicted of making false allegations against the Tatmadaw after he called...
President U Thein Sein visits injured military personnel and families of soldiers killed during clashes with Kokang fighters in Laukkai area, Shan State, on February 16, 2015. Photo: President's Office
18 February 2015
Myanmar’s president has vowed “not to lose an inch” of territory in clashes with ethnic...
Students' column reaching Pyay Myo on road to Yangon on February 10, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
17 February 2015
Nay Pyi Taw – The Deputy Minister for Home Affairs told media on February 17 that legal...
Military troops march as they clear the area in Chin Shwe Haw town of the Kokang-administered area, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 16, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
17 February 2015
Nay Pyi Taw – The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw has condemned the actions of ‘Kokang renegades’ who...
Dr Aye Maung, chairman of the Rakhine National Party, arrives back at Yangon International Airport after a week-long visit to Malaysia, on February 7, 2014. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
17 February 2015
Nay Pyi Taw – Myanmar’s Constitutional Tribunal has ruled that parliament’s decision to...
An unidentified farmer showing raw opium in an opium poppy field in Lone Twel village, Loilen Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar, December 13, 2014. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
17 February 2015
The Washington DC-based Transnational Institute has welcomed the Myanmar government’s...
The Thai labour market relies heavily on migrant labour, workers who on occasion are under age. Fishmongers push a cart of fresh fish at the Bangkok fish market on January 20, 2005. Photo: Udo Weitz/EPA
17 February 2015
At least three textile and electronics factories in the Thai border province of Tak were...
Kachin Baptists welcome Reverend Roy Medley (C-L), the general secretary of American Baptist Churches, to Myitkyina on February 6, 2015. Photo: Jade Land, Gunhtang David
17 February 2015
The general secretary of the American Baptist Churches Reverend Roy Medley has called for...
People load their belongings onto a van as they prepare to flee fighting in and around the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 16, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
17 February 2015
China warned of a threat to border stability after the dramatic upsurge in conflict in a...
Political prisoners Ko Aung Min Naing (L) and Ko Yan Naing Tun (R) are seen in front of Insein Prison after being released, Yangon, Myanmar, December 31, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
17 February 2015
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners reports that as of the end of January...
Migyaungkan land-grab protestors block a gate to Yangon City Hall mid-afternoon on December 12, 2014. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
14 December 2014
A cacophony of opposing singing and load broadcast music accompanied Migyaungkan land-...

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