Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the start of the trading day in New York, New York, USA, 30 July 2015. Photo: Justin Lane/EPA
World stock markets plunged further on Tuesday as more evidence emerged of China's economic slowdown, triggering heavy sell-offs ...
The Union Election Building. Photo: UEC
Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) on Tuesday rejected all but one candidate from an Islamic party based on citizenship ...
Voters check their names on lists posted in Yangon, on 30 March 2012. Photo: Mizzima
The Union election Commission will make the voters list publicly available at UEC township offices from 14 to 27 September ...
A mob set the residences of a Manipur minister and two legislators ablaze on Monday evening to protest the passing of allegedly “anti-tribal” bills in the 60-member assembly. (Photo source: Twitter)
Protesters went on the rampage in India's remote northeast overnight over controversial tribal rights laws, leaving three people feared ...
Royal Thai Army soldiers lead a suspect allegedly connected with the Erawan Shrine bombing after they arrested him in Sa Kaeo district, near the Thai-Cambodian border, 1 September 2015. Photo: EPA
Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday a second foreign man has been arrested -- at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border ...
Rural village with people
The threat of a drug-resistant malaria pandemic in Myanmar has been contained for now, thanks to joint efforts of malaria research ...
Arakan Army
Bangladesh and Myanmar have launched a coordinated security clampdown against the Arakan Army, Bangladesh’s ...
Australian journalist Alan Morison (R), editor of the Phuketwan website and his Thai colleague reporter Chutima Sidasathian (L) arrive at the provincial court in Phuket island, southern Thailand, 01 September 2015. Photo: Yongyot Pruksarak/EPA
Two journalists, including an Australian editor, were found not guilty of criminal defamation by a Thai court on Tuesday, their lawyer said, ...
Cooperation and Coordination meeting between the Union Election Commission and Political parties on September 1, held at the Park Royal hotel in Yangon. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
The Myanmar election commission should immediately revoke new regulations that prohibit political parties and candidates from ...
US President Barack Obama is calling for action on climate change. Photo: Michael Reynolds/EPA
US President Barack Obama warned Monday that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for ...
Myanmar has for the first time set a national minimum wage following two years of embittered negotiations that saw garment factory ...
President Thein Sein on Monday signed into law the last of four controversial bills championed by radical Buddhists but decried by rights groups as aimed at discriminating against the country's Muslim minority Reuters reported on 31 August.
Ramon Magsaysay 2015 awardee, Kyaw Thu (R) rom Myanmar receives his prize from Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (L) during the award ceremony held in Manila, Philippines, 31 August 2015. Photo: Mark R. Cristino/EPA
U Kyaw Thu founder and President of the Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS) was presented with the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award ...
Aerial view of Nay Pyi Taw Photo: Mizzima
Surveying the tiny concrete cube where he must live with four relatives, Myanmar opposition MP Ohn Kyaing is once again ...
Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
A ground breaking ceremony was held on Sunday for the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge that will play a key role in ...
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