A street vendor reads a new private daily newspaper while selling newspapers and weekly journals at a roadside stall in Yangon, Myanmar, April 1, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
For more than forty years state media dominated Myanmar’s media landscape. State...
Myanmar people gather as they await the arrival of rescue trucks to flee fighting in and around the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
The Myanmar government and Kokang rebels are trading accusations over the February 17...
Professor Tha Hla Shwe, president of the Myanmar Red Cross. Photo: Myanmar Red Cross Society
19 February 2015
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said it was deeply saddened to...
U Kyaw Min, chairman of the Democracy and Human Rights Party, speaks at a press conference in 2014 in Yangon. Photo: Thein Zaw/Facebook
19 February 2015
The Democracy and Human Rights Party has expelled more than 1,000 members who are...
Amnesty International has just issued a written statement on human rights concerns in Myanmar to be presented at the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council to be held from March 2 to 27 in New York. Image: Amnesty International
19 February 2015
Myanmar’s backsliding on human rights reforms – only a few months before the general...
Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra (C) speaks to members of the media as she arrives to answer questions to the National Legislative Assembly during impeachment proceedings against her at Parliament House in Bangkok, Thailand, January 22, 2015. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA
19 February 2015
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is to be indicted on criminal charges...
Myanmar migrant workers employed on fishing boats unload fish in Phuket, southern Thailand, June 13, 2009. Photo: Barbara Walton/EPA
19 February 2015
In a new briefing, the Environmental Justice Foundation strongly recommends that Thailand...
A wounded Red Cross volunteer lies on ground after vehicles of a civilian rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near the self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from the Myanmar Red Cross Society were injured in the convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo
18 February 2015
In what is said to be the first attack against the Myanmar Red Cross, two Red Cross...
A girl watching her family's cows on farmland near Mawlamyine city, Mon State, Myanmar, July 5, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
18 February 2015
A report just released highlights the ongoing land conflict that many farmers reportedly...
Electric power pylon at Biluchaung Hydropower Station in Kayah State, Myanmar. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
18 February 2015
Electric power to the whole country was cut at about 1:30 pm on February 17 due to a...
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...

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