Welcoming the role that Myanmar is playing in the South-East Asian region, President Pranab Mukherjee has said India intends to enhance cooperation with that country, while noting that the ties between them have seen accelerated growth over the years.
A Myanmar Buddhist monk who called a U.N. human rights envoy a "whore" has violated his monastic code and could damage his religion, another prominent monk said on Tuesday, but he is unlikely to face censure.
Dozens of Myanmar students began a protest march in Mandalay Tuesday, vowing to intensify demonstrations against a new education bill they see as undemocratic after the government failed to meet their demands.
Myanmar`s most high profile radical nationalist monk on Tuesday defended calling a UN rights envoy a "whore" over her objections to controversial draft bills seen as discriminatory to women and minorities.
Hundreds of Chinese citizens, including miners and jade traders, are among 2,000 civilians trapped by fighting between government troops and insurgents in northern Myanmar, China`s state-backed Global Times reported on Monday.
A top American diplomat Friday decried growing religious intolerance in Myanmar and warned the use of faith for political ends was "playing with fire" in a crunch election year for the former junta-run country.
Nine Myanmar nationals have been charged with murder in Malaysia over the gruesome killings of six of their countrymen that are suspected to be revenge attacks related to ethnic strife back home, a media report said Thursday.