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Dozens of Myanmar migrants including several Rohingya have just been arrested in southern Thailand. Here ethnic Rohingya refugees sit waiting after Thai police officers arrested them in Phang Nga province, southern Thailand, October 11, 2014. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, March 31 2015

Thai police said on March 31 that they had charged 70 migrants from Myanmar and six Rohingya Muslims with illegal entry ...

Ground staff move the Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane, into a hangar after it touched down at the airport in Chongqing, southwest China, March 31, 2015. Photo: EPA
Tuesday, March 31 2015

Solar Impulse 2 landed early on March 31 in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its ...

Tuesday, March 31 2015

Myanmar is one of 19 guest countries attending an Asia-Pacific marine security conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia this week, according to the Jakarta Globe on March 30.

The Indonesian Maritime Security Agency or Bakamla and Australia’s Border and Custom Protection Service are hosting the sixth Maritime Security Desktop Exercise, an event aimed at enhancing cooperation on maritime security and maritime-resource protection. The event runs from March 30-April 1.

Solar Impulse 2 aircraft inside its inflatable hanger at the Mandalay International Airport in Mandalay, Myanmar, on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Monday, March 30 2015

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Mandalay early on Monday and headed for China’s Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to ...

Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold up an umbrella with a placard reading: 'Undur Najib (Step down Najib)' during a 'Kita Lawan' (Fight Back) rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 7, 2015. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
Saturday, March 28 2015

Malaysian police have arrested two politicians and a political activist as they seek to thwart a March 28 protest march demanding ...

Solar powered unmanned aircraft could bring internet to remote areas of the world, including the hills of Myanmar. Photo: Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook
Friday, March 27 2015

Myanmar could soon benefit from a project run by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to spread internet connection to remote parts of the world.

Screenshot from the AP video, showing an imprisoned Myanmar migrant worker on Benjina Island, Indonesia.
Friday, March 27 2015

A year-long investigation by Associated Press reporters has revealed hundreds of Myanmar migrant workers are being used ...

Friday, March 27 2015

Russia and Myanmar have agreed to cooperate in nuclear energy, Rosatom, Russia’s nuclear regulatory body said during the first of a two-day working visit to Myanmar by its deputy director general Nikolay Spassky, according to World Nuclear News on March 26.

Lightning over the temporary tent housing the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft at Mandalay International Airport on March 24, 2015. Photo: Solar Impulse
Thursday, March 26 2015

The Solar Impulse team says the earliest takeoff date for their solar-powered flight on to China will be on March 29, ...

A drug-resistant TB patient receives treatment at a clinic in Lashio, Shan state, Myanmar. Photo: C Eddy McCall /MSF
Tuesday, March 24 2015

India is failing to tackle a tuberculosis epidemic because of chronic shortages of funds and the government's inability to regulate ...

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