President U Thein Sein meet with representatives of political parties in Yangon on May 18, 2015. Photo: President Office
20 May 2015
The nationwide ceasefire agreement, this year’s general election, and land disputes...
Photo: Mizzima
19 May 2015
An outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in the...
Migrants line up for their meal at a temporary shelter in Kuala Langsa, Aceh, Indonesia, 17 May 2015. Photo: Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA
19 May 2015
The Philippines has said it is open to sheltering up to 3,000 “boat people” from Myanmar...
Armed military soldier takes position at the corner of a street in self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, 16 February 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 May 2015
Martial law has been further extended in the Kokang region Xinhua reported on 18 May 2015.
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
18 May 2015
The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, is increasingly concerned about the plight of...
Conditions at garment factories are said to be improving, but many of the underlying concerns over pay and long hours remain. Photo: Hong Sar
18 May 2015
Foreign clothing companies are licking their lips as they seek to set up shop in Myanmar...
The North Fence of the White House in Washington DC, USA. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
18 May 2015
President Barack Obama has renewed for a year his authority to maintain U.S. sanctions...
Rohingya people at the Thet Kel Pyin Muslim refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 12 May 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
18 May 2015
Persecution of the Rohingya minority by the Myanmar government amounts to genocide,...
Dr Thant Thaw Kaung
18 May 2015
(Interview) Dr Thant Thaw Kaung is the chief executive officer of Myanmar Book Centre Co...
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander in chief of the Myanmar Army, salutes during the 70th Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 27 March 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
18 May 2015
Speculation over the future of Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Min Aung...
Myanmar government troops launch an attack on 2202 tophill on May 15, 2015. Photo: Myawaddy
16 May 2015
Five Chinese villagers were injured, two of them critically, after two artillery shells...
The bill includes an effort to curtail women's rights over pregnancy. Photo: Quan Tran/Flickr
16 May 2015
Myanmar’s parliament should vote down a draft population law that authorities could use...