The Myanmar migrant workers who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Wai Phyo (L) and Zaw Lin Oo (R), sit behind the bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at court on Samui island, Surat Thani province, Thailand, December 8, 2014.  Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
19 February 2015
The crowdfunding effort for the Koh Tao Myanmar murder suspects has fallen foul of a “...
Volunteers of Myanmar Red Cross organisation carry wounded volunteer U Moe Kyaw, 45, as the war vrefugees fleeing from Laukkai sit on the truck after vehicles of a rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from Myanmar Red Cross Society injured in rescue convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
The Myanmar Journalist Network on February 18 issued a statement urging government troops...
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...
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...
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...

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