White armband campaign gets underway in Yangon March 13, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
20 March 2015
A white armband campaign was launched on March 19 in Yangon and another 19 townships as a...
President U Thein Sein (C) with pilots Andre Borschberg (L) and Bertrand Piccard (R) at Mandalay International Airport on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima 
20 March 2015
President U Thein Sein met the pilots of the Solar Impulse on the morning March 20 after...
Myanmar Post chief editor U Than Htike Thu (L) and deputy chief reporter U San Moe Tun on the day of their court case, March 18, 2015. Photo: Pa Pa/Facebook
20 March 2015
A Myanmar court’s decision sentencing two journalists to prison with hard labour for...
United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Ms Yanghee Lee, speaks at a news conference in Geneva on March 18 about her report earlier in the week to the UN Human Rights Council. Photo: EPA/Martial Trezzini
19 March 2015
A UN rights expert, who was harshly criticised and threatened during a recent visit to...
Survivors of the ferry vessel accident arrive at the Sittwe port, in Sittwe, western Myanmar, March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA 
19 March 2015
Myanmar will inspect all state-owned vessels after a ferry accident off the country's...
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Mandalay on March 19, 2015. Photo: Solar Impulse
19 March 2015
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in Mandalay at around 8 pm March 19 after leaving...
Solar Impulse 2, HB-SIB, taking off with Swiss explorer Andre Borshberg on board for the third leg Ahmedabad to Varanasi, of the Round-The-World adventure, in Ahmedabad, India, March 18, 2015. Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are attempting to circumnavigate the world flying with an aircraft, with a 72 metres wingspan, powered only by solar energy without a drop of fuel. Photo: EPA
19 March 2015
Solar Impulse 2 took off in the early hours of March 19 from Varanasi, India on route for...
19 March 2015
Mawlamyine Township Court on March 18 sentenced Myanmar Post chief editor U Than Htike...
Christian Solidarity Worldwide has expressed concern over the latest religious defamation cases. Sentenced to two years hard labour for insulting religion. U Tun Thurein and U Htut Ko Ko Lwin (C), followed by Mr Philip Blackwood, at Bahan Township court on March 17, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
18 March 2015
Christian Solidarity Worldwide says it is deeply concerned about the violations of...
Digital Globe satellite image dated 12 April 2004 shows a general overview of a southern part of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, eight months before the earthquake which set off tsunami waves that hit the area. Photo: EPA/Digital Globe 
18 March 2015
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Molucca Sea on March 17, the US...
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion after a court at Chaung-U in Sagaing Region upheld charges against him on March 17. Photo: Htin Lin Oo/Facebook
18 March 2015
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion after a court at...
An displaced persons camp near Sittwe in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Photo: UNHCR Myanmar/2012
18 March 2015
The prospects for constitutional change and a free and fair general election has made...

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