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...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
18 May 2015
The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, is increasingly concerned about the plight of...
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...
U Nay Myo Zin at the Dagon Township court in Yangon on May 15, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
16 May 2015
The International Commission of Jurists has condemned the conviction of six human rights...
Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants arrive on a boat of local fisherman in Kuala Langsa, East Aceh, Indonesia, 15 May 2015. Photo: EPA
16 May 2015
The United States on May 15 upped the pressure on Southeast Asian nations, urging them...
Armed military troops march along a deserted road at Chin Shwe Haw town of Kokang self-administered area, northern Shan State, Myanmar, 16 February 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
16 May 2015
Myanmar government troops have seized strategic Point 2202 tophill, the last stronghold...
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...
Human rights training in Hinthada organized by Equality Myanmar. Photo: Equality Myanmar
15 May 2015
The authorities issued official letters ordering the Chin Women's Organization to stop...

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