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Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Myanmar President U Thein Sein and National League for Democracy chairperson Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held rare talks at the former’s farm residenceMarch 2, ...

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

The Union parliament has been urged to reject or extensively revise four controversial laws involving religion and women, ...

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Several foreign embassies in Myanmar have voiced support for the upcoming general elections set for November and have been providing ...

Six airports in Myanmar have had an upgrade. Bagan-Nyaung U Airport. Photo: Mizzima
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Myanmar has upgraded six major airports in terms of safety and security by installing new equipment, reports Xinhua on March 2.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

The Myanmar Red Cross Society is working to reunite and reconnect families separated by the conflict in north-eastern Shan State, ...

Monday, 2 March 2015

Southeast Asia's huge and growing demand for energy will set the tone for the global fight against climate change, the United Nations climate chief said March 1, and the region needs to plan energy investments carefully or risk higher health costs, more damage from extreme weather and loss of competitiveness, according to The Straits Times on March 2.

Monday, 2 March 2015

UK-based rights group Reprieve has expressed alarm after it emerged that British police might have breached legal guidelines by providing evidence to Thai authorities which could potentially help them execute Myanmar suspects accused of murdering two British backpackers, reports the Guardian on March 1.

Female white elephants in the Royal White Elephant Garden in the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, July 2, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Monday, 2 March 2015

Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region, according to the Associated Press on March 1.

Two Myanmar workers have been murdered in one week on Koh Samui, Thailand. Photo: Koh Samui Rental/Facebook
Monday, 2 March 2015

Another Myanmar national has been murdered on Thailand’s tourist resort island of Koh Samui, according to the Bangkok Post on March 1.

Monday, 2 March 2015

The Indian government, hoping to give more teeth to its “Act East Policy,” has decided to expand the country’s economic links with ...

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