Wednesday, March 18 2015

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Molucca Sea on March 17, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami alert was issued and there were no reports of damage. 

Defence ministers from Southeast Asia posing for a photo during the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting in Langkawi, Malaysia on March 16, 2015. Photo: MINDEF
Tuesday, March 17 2015

Defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will study the African Union’s model in...

The Thai authorities see tourism opportunities in Thai-Myanmar border crossing points. The Mae Sai-Tachilek border crossing in Chiang Rai Province in northern Thailand. Photo: Adman Oswell/EPA
Tuesday, March 17 2015

Thai authorities are considering promoting a Thai-Myanmar border checkpoint in the lower central part of the country...

Monday, March 16 2015

The Indian Embassy in Myanmar announced that two Indian navy ships named “Saryu” and “Batti Malv” are set to arrive in Yangon on March 16.

Washington Post questions US President Barack Obama's embrace of Myanmar. US President Obama (L) hugs Myanmar opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during the joint press conference at Suu Kyi's residence in Yangon, Myanmar, November 14, 2014. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Monday, March 16 2015

In a critical editorial published on March 14, The Washington Post questions US President Barack Obama’s embrace and concessions for Myanmar in the face of what it says is the regime’s failure to keep its promises.

Monday, March 16 2015

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde hailed India as the bright spot of the global economy on March 16 ahead of talks in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Monday, March 16 2015

Beijing will "resolutely" protect citizens near its southwestern border, Premier Li Keqiang said March 15 after a bomb dropped by a Myanmar warplane killed five people on Chinese territory.

Tensions have heightened on the Myanmar-China border following the death of four Chinese civilians by Myanmar bombing or shelling. Three J-10 fighter jets on the August 1st Aerobatics Team of the People's Liberation Army Air Force perform in the sky during the China International Aviation Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, in south China's Guangdong province, November 11, 2014. Photo: Joy My/EPA
Sunday, March 15 2015

China sent fighter jets to patrol its border with Myanmar after a bomb dropped by a Myanmar warplane killed four Chinese in southwestern Yunnan province, state media reported March 14.

Saturday, March 14 2015

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pledged to improve protection for migrant workers from Myanmar during talks with the country's President Thein Sein on March 13.

Myanmar President U Thein Sein (L) meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) in 10 Downing Street, London, Britain, July 15, 2013. Photo: San Tan/EPA
Friday, March 13 2015

The British Foreign Office claims there are “a number of worrying setbacks” in Myanmar’s reform process, according to a report just released.


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