A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on February 26, police said, with the atheist writer's family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.
Myanmar Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and an accompanying delegation have just finished a diplomatic visit to Thailand
A Hong Kong woman who was found guilty of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner faces up to seven years in prison
Yangon municipal police moved in to demolish the Michaungkan protest camp at around 3 am in the morning on February 26
Two men were forcibly recruited by the Myanmar military in Yangon recently when they went to look for work but one managed to escape, according to a report by the Kantarawaddy Times.
Facebook users in Bangladesh have reacted angrily to the posting of a map on the Myanmar Air Force Facebook page
A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides,"
China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei says that China forbids any organization and individual carrying out activities that undermine Sino-Myanmar relations or the stability of the border area on Chinese territory.
Last week two seemingly unrelated events attracted the attention of this writer. The first was the announcement in the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar that the temporary ID documents known as white cards will expire at the end of March and those who hold them will lose their voting rights.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned that Myanmar “seems headed in the wrong direction."