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ASEAN parliamentarians urge Myanmar to release 3 journalists

19 July 2017 9:02 AM GMT
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Wednesday urged the Myanmar authorities to release three journalists who were detained in June ...

Quake hits Myanmar, northeast India

2 July 2017 9:01 AM GMT
India's northeastern states shook on Sunday morning when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar, officials said. The quake were felt at 10.57...

15 killed in Myanmar bar fire

3 April 2017 11:50 AM GMT
The damage resulting from the fire, in which one person was injured, is estimated at over 5 million kyats ($3,671), an official said.

88 Myanmar fishermen repatriated from India

30 March 2017 5:54 AM GMT
A total of 88 Myanmar fishermen, who were detained in India for violating the country's law, were sent home through diplomatic channel, a media report ...

'Suu Kyi's visit to China ahead of India a balancing act'

23 Aug 2016 12:21 PM GMT
Referring to Japanese media reports that India's position in Myanmar's diplomacy will outweigh China, an article in the state-run Global Times said...

Myanmar announces record drugs bust

17 July 2012 10:41 AM GMT
Myanmar authorities on Monday hailed progress in their war on drugs after an unprecedented multimillion dollar seizure at an narcotics factory in...

Clinton to meet Myanmar president

13 July 2012 2:01 AM GMT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Myanmar President Thein Sein in Cambodia on Friday to discuss the easing of US sanctions on the once...

Yangon struggles to preserve British legacy

13 July 2012 1:54 AM GMT
From a teak clubhouse where British officers once sipped gin to an old English department store dubbed ‘Harrods of the East’ - the race is on to save...

Most persecuted in South Asia

4 July 2012 3:03 AM GMT
Recent communal riots targeting Rohingiya Muslims in Rakhine province in western Myanmar have sent scores of defenceless people scurrying towards...

US appoints Myanmar envoy after 22 years

1 July 2012 12:54 PM GMT
For the first time in 22 years, the US has appointed its ambassador to Myanmar as part of efforts to upgrade ties with the country which has launched...

Suu Kyi told to remember country's name

30 Jun 2012 1:29 AM GMT
Myanmar's authorities have ordered opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to stop calling the country 'Burma', state media reported on Friday, its...

Suu Kyi lawyer could face prison term

19 Jun 2012 3:10 AM GMT
Myanmar's main opposition spokesman could face up to six months in prison for making an accusation that ballot sheets were tampered with in April's...
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