Helen May says it was after she was introduced to a local woman in Yangon struggling to cope with an alcoholic father ...
Yangon municipal police moved in to demolish the Michaungkan protest camp at around 3 am in the morning on February 26
Two men were forcibly recruited by the Myanmar military in Yangon recently when they went to look for work but one managed to escape, according to a report by the Kantarawaddy Times.
China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei says that China forbids any organization and individual carrying out activities that undermine Sino-Myanmar relations or the stability of the border area on Chinese territory.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned that Myanmar “seems headed in the wrong direction."
Google said February 25 that Gmail is now available in the Myanmar language, marking the 74th language for the popular email service.
Progress on human rights “stalled” in Myanmar last year, Amnesty International has said in an annual report critical of failures to investigate abuses and the impunity granted to the security forces and other government officials.
Myanmar garment workers demonstrating over pay and factory conditions threatened to continue strikes unless their demands are met and authorities release two of their representatives detained earlier this month, according to Radio Free Asia on February 24.
As the Myanmar embassy’s legal team seeks to get bail for the Koh Tao murder suspects, a question has been raised over financial support pledged to help the defence.
Upper House Speaker U Khin Aung Myint announced February 24 that discussions on the bill of amendment to the National Education Law with stakeholders will be held from March 5 to 15 at the Upper House’s conference room.