Kokang fighters are now calling for dialogue with the government. Kokang fighters standing outside a deserted market as a convoy carrying diplomats and journalists visit the Myanmar-China border town Laukkai, Myanmar on September 8, 2009. Photo: Khin Maung Win/EPA
23 February 2015
The Kokang fighters are calling on the Myanmar government to enter into dialogue as soon...
Driving rain and high winds from Cyclone Marcia hit Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia, February 20, 2015. Photo: Karin Calvert/EPA
21 February 2015
Australia was assessing the damage from two severe cyclones that left a trail of...
Photo: EPA
21 February 2015
A new health report focused on eastern Myanmar shows improvements in health care but puts...
A rescue truck loaded with fleeing civilians passes military troops near the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
21 February 2015
Nay Pyi Taw - Defence Minister Lieutenant General Wai Lwin says the government now...
Photo: Thet Ko/MIzzima
21 February 2015
An international human rights watchdog has called for the immediate release of 14 people...
A Myanmar Border Guard Forces guard near a bunker at the 'Friendship Bridge' Thailand-Myanmar border bridge gate in Myawaddy, Kayin State, Myanmar, October 3, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
Human rights violations may have dropped over the last three years in Kayin State but...
Cracking down on the illegal drug trade in the Golden Triangle is a tough call. Alleged American drug trafficker Joseph Manuel Hunter (C) is escorted by Thai commandos as he arrives to board a chartered jet for extradition to the USA at Don Mueang airport in Bangkok, Thailand, September 27, 2013. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA
20 February 2015
Thailand, Myanmar, China and Laos are working together to tackle the Mekong triangle...
Ma Chaw Chaw (L), 21, a war victim who fled from the conflict zone, gets treatment at a monastery which is being set up as a temporary refugee camp in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 19, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
The Kunlong Township branch of the Myanmar Red Cross Society has helped to rescue 3,163...
Victims of the conflict sit on board a rescue truck as they flee fighting in the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
Aid workers called on February 19 for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people...
An elderly woman gives a massage to her daughter, who is a malaria patient at a hospital in the Ke Maunt area in Myanmar, December 20, 2006. Photo: LAW/EPA
20 February 2015
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward through Southeast...
Professor Tha Hla Shwe, president of the Myanmar Red Cross. Photo: Myanmar Red Cross Society
19 February 2015
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said it was deeply saddened to...
U Kyaw Min, chairman of the Democracy and Human Rights Party, speaks at a press conference in 2014 in Yangon. Photo: Thein Zaw/Facebook
19 February 2015
The Democracy and Human Rights Party has expelled more than 1,000 members who are...

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