China offers ASEAN friendship treaty as South China Sea tension bubbles
China offers ASEAN friendship treaty as South China Sea tension bubbles

China`s Prime Minister Li Keqiang proposed a "friendship" treaty with Southeast Asian countries on Thursday but reiterated that territorial disputes in the South China Sea should be settled directly between the countries involved.

UN chief meets Myanmar officials, says concerned about Rohingya minority

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the Myanmar government on Wednesday he is concerned about the welfare of the country`s Rohingya Muslims and asked officials to ensure access for UN agencies delivering humanitarian assistance to them.

Suu Kyi`s party registers to run in Myanmar polls

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi formally registered her party for any
upcoming elections, returning the Nobel laureate to the
political arena.

Myanmar`s President says country facing hardship

Myanmar`s President Thein Sein says the strengthening local currency is hurting the economy.

Myanmar marks unusually low-key Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day is usually observed on grand scale with military parade.