US stresses importance of engagement with ASEAN - US President Barack Obama (C) chats with Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak (2-L), China Premiere Li Keqiang (L), Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (2-R), and Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (R), as theyr pose for photograph at the 10th East Asia Summit during the 27th ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22 November 2015. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
Saturday, February 13 2016

US President Barack Obama will host leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Rancho Mirage, California on February 15 and 16, the White House said.

A handout picture made available by the North Korean Central Television (KCTV) Broadcasting Station shows North Korea's 'Kwangmyongsong-4' satellite being fired from the Dongchang-ri launch site in Cholsan, North Pyongan Province, North Korea, 07 February 2016. Photo: KCTV/EPA
Sunday, February 7 2016

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, violating UN resolutions and doubling down against an international community ...

A handout picture made available by Amnesty International on 05 February 2016, and dated May 2015, shows a photo taken by an asylum-seeker on the original two-deck boat, prior to interception by the Australian Navy and Border Force ship, at sea. Photo: Amnesty International/EPA
Friday, February 5 2016

Australian officials on Friday refused to deny allegations that authorities paid crew on a people-smuggling boat US$30,000 to return ...

Saturday, January 30 2016

New Zealander Philip Blackwood arrived home in New Zealand after being released from a Myanmar prison after being charged with insulting ...

Saturday, January 23 2016

Mass cross-border migration is an "unavoidable reality" and it is "impossible to stop" the flow of refugees in need of sanctuary, ...

Blizzard hits US east coast - Joggers run by the Potomac River with the Memorial Bridge seen behind, during a snowstorm in Washington, DC, USA, 22 January. Photo: Michael Reynolds/EPA
Saturday, January 23 2016

A monster blizzard threatening the US East Coast slammed into Washington Friday, blanketing the nation's capital in snow as officials ...

Passenger cars go through an assembly process at the Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) facility in Beijing, China. Photo: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA
Saturday, January 16 2016

Expansion in the Asia-Pacific region's developing economies has plateaued and can no longer be relied upon to drive global growth, ...

Thursday, January 14 2016

Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement last night condemning North Korea’s recent detonation of a hydrogen bomb.

Thursday, January 7 2016

A Jet Airways' flight from Mumbai to Ho Chi Minh via Bangkok made an emergency landing in Yangon almost four hours ...

Saturday, January 2 2016

John Kerry, US Secretary of State, sent his best wishes to the people of Myanmar on their Independence Day on January 4.


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