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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...

Tuesday, March 17 2015

Myanmar expressed "sorrow" March 16 after a bomb dropped across the border during clashes with rebel forces killed five farm workers...

An elderly survivor of the ferry vessel accident is assisted upon arrival at the Sittwe port, Myanmar, March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
Tuesday, March 17 2015

More than 50 people have been confirmed killed in a ferry accident off western Myanmar after rescue teams recovered more bodies from rough waters, police said March 16, as hopes faded of finding any survivors.

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.

Journalists from various news media protest for the elimination of repression of press freedom and media in Yangon on January 7, 2014. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Monday, March 16 2015

The Myanmar Journalist Network has called on media organisations to boycott the activities of government officials in response to what they claim was the direct targeting and beating of journalists during the March 10 crackdown on student protesters in Letpadan.

Monday, March 16 2015

Strong currents are hampering efforts to retrieve the bodies of victims of a ferry accident which killed at least 34 people off western Myanmar, as hopes dimmed for the missing.

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.

Sunday, March 15 2015

Leaders of the Kachin Independence Army and the Tatmadaw are due to meet in Nay Pyi Taw on March 16, said a senior official from the Myanmar Peace Center.

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