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Thursday, April 23 2015

Parliament yet to fix a date for referendum on constitutional changes 

A logging company truck allegedly targeted in an air strike. Photo: Kachin Independence Organization (KIO)
Tuesday, April 28 2015

An exiled NGO alleges timber trucks have been destroyed by Myanmar military aircraft in an attempt to stifle the flow of ...

Tuesday, April 28 2015

Veteran specialist of Myanmar politics Professor Robert H. Taylor

The ASEAN People's Forum expressed concern that ASEAN still has a long way to go in terms of human rights and workers' conditions. Photo: November Rain/Twitter
Tuesday, April 28 2015

Representatives of the ASEAN People’s Forum have expressed concerns over a rash of problems in the Southeast Asian region that ...

Thai police officers investigating rescued Vietnamese women after raiding a surrogacy clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, on February 23, 2011. Thai police arrested a group of Taiwan nationals for running the Baby 101 Company with hiring illegal immigrants and human trafficking, offering surrogacy birth services in Bangkok using Vietnamese women. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, April 28 2015

Criminal groups benefit US$2 billion annually in Asia through people smuggling leading to serious human rights abuses and deaths, ...

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar gather on a boat as they are being rescued by Thai Navy officers before they head to Malaysia, at the Andaman coast, Phuket island, southern Thailand, January 29, 2013. Photo: Yongyot Pruksarak/EPA
Tuesday, April 28 2015

Sweden recognises that the best solution of Rohingya refugees lies with the Myanmar government, a solution in which they create ...

Activist U Thein Aung Myint (C) addresses a protest gathering in Mandalay on September 12, 2014. Photo: Pyae Sone Aung/EPA
Tuesday, April 28 2015

Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of activist U Thein Aung Myint has been jailed for a further six months for ...

Indian aid - National Disaster Relief Force and IAF teams with relief material on their way to earthquake hit Nepal, April 27, 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, April 28 2015

Humanitarian agencies said they were preparing a large-scale aid operation to earthquake-ravaged Nepal, with more relief planes arriving in the coming hours.

Arakan Army soldiers holding a banner of welcome for the convoy of Ethnic Armed Organizations leaders while on its way from Myitkyina to Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar, October 29, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Tuesday, April 28 2015

The United States has voiced alarm over rare clashes between the Myanmar military and insurgents in Rakhine state ...

Thura U Shwe Mann, left, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Thura U Shwe Mann/Facebook
Monday, April 27 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Thura U Shwe Mann, chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party, ...

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