Monday, September 21 2015

With easy access to Myanmar and remote Andaman Sea islands, the isolated coastal district of Khura Buri is a smuggler’s paradise.

Burning illegal drugs during a 'Destruction Ceremony of Seized Narcotic Drugs, Precursors and Paraphernalia' to mark International Day against Drug Abuse in Taunggyi, Shan State, 2014. Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, September 16 2015

The United States declared Monday that Myanmar, Bolivia and Venezuela have "failed demonstrably" to do enough to fight ...

Monday, September 14 2015

British electropop goup Ooberfuse are promoting a pop video ‘Don’t let it go” that they say was “inspired” by Myanmar and shot in Bagan.

Houses and roads are seen detroyed after the Kinugawa River breached its banks on 10 September due to heavy rain generated by typhoon Etau in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, north-east of Tokyo, Japan, 11 September 2015. Photo: Franck Robichon/EPA
Monday, September 14 2015

Disastrous floods have left three dead and dozens missing in eastern Japan, authorities said Friday as thousands of rescuers ...

The collapsed construction crane outside of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 11 September 2015. Photo: Saudi Press Agency/EPA
Monday, September 14 2015

A massive construction crane crashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque in stormy weather on Friday, killing at least 107 people and ...

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and goodwill delegation arrive at Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel on September 3, 2015. Photo: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing/Facebook
Monday, September 7 2015

At the invitation of the Defence Minister of Israel, Moshe Yaalon, the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General ...

Participants pose for photographs during a family photo session at the G20 Joint Meeting of Finance and Labour Ministers in Ankara, Turkey, 04 September 2015. Photo: EPA
Saturday, September 5 2015

The United States on Friday pressed China to improve communication of its economic policy and avoid competitive devaluations, ...

US President Barack Obama is calling for action on climate change. Photo: Michael Reynolds/EPA
Tuesday, September 1 2015

US President Barack Obama warned Monday that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for ...

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
Monday, August 31 2015

U Kyaw Thu founder and President of the Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS) was presented with the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award ...

NGO staff and volunteers use zipline to transport emergency rice to villages in Kalaymyo in Sagaing. Photo: ADRA Myanmar
Saturday, August 29 2015

Volunteers in Toronto Canada joined forces on Thursday to help a local humanitarian organization's efforts to support flood victims ...


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