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Tuesday, March 3 2015

Protesting students, blocked by truckloads of police, claim they will continue their march to Yangon, according to student leaders speaking in a press conference at the site on March 2.

Monday, March 2 2015

Monywa-based freelance photojournalist Ko Aung Nay Myo has been released after three days of questioning over allegedly offensive material posted ...

Monday, March 2 2015

In the old days it wasn’t easy to get to know Myanmar government officials. The system was designed to discourage too much fraternization with visiting foreigners.

Monday, March 2 2015

Southeast Asia's huge and growing demand for energy will set the tone for the global fight against climate change, the United Nations climate chief said March 1, and the region needs to plan energy investments carefully or risk higher health costs, more damage from extreme weather and loss of competitiveness, according to The Straits Times on March 2.

Monday, March 2 2015

UK-based rights group Reprieve has expressed alarm after it emerged that British police might have breached legal guidelines by providing evidence to Thai authorities which could potentially help them execute Myanmar suspects accused of murdering two British backpackers, reports the Guardian on March 1.

Monday, March 2 2015

Information Minister U Ye Htut has explained that the Monywa-based freelance photojournalist Ko Aung Nay Myo was charged under Section 5 (a) and ...

Monday, March 2 2015

A Baptist missionary tour that did not have a township administrator’s letter of recommendation was allegedly asked for K200,000 [US$200] by a Myanmar army commander in Ta-Pauk-Kan Village, Paletwa Township, Chin State recently, according to Burma News International on February 27.

Female white elephants in the Royal White Elephant Garden in the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, July 2, 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Monday, March 2 2015

Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region, according to the Associated Press on March 1.

Two Myanmar workers have been murdered in one week on Koh Samui, Thailand. Photo: Koh Samui Rental/Facebook
Monday, March 2 2015

Another Myanmar national has been murdered on Thailand’s tourist resort island of Koh Samui, according to the Bangkok Post on March 1.

Monday, March 2 2015

The Indian government, hoping to give more teeth to its “Act East Policy,” has decided to expand the country’s economic links with ...

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