Myanmar`s President Thein Sein held rare talks Wednesday with influential allies and rivals including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she intensifies efforts to lift a constitutional ban on her presidential bid.
Buddhist monks have prepared a lawsuit against Myanmar`s interior minister, accusing police of using poisonous chemicals to break up a protest in 2012, the monks and a human rights organisation said on Monday.
Myanmar President Thein Sein declared a state of emergency and imposed martial law in a region near the Chinese border after more than 70 people were killed in fighting between the Myanmar army and a rebel group.
MyanmarFugitives from the escalating violence gripping northern Myanmar on Tuesday described fleeing airstrikes and gun battles between the army and ethnic rebels, as the country`s president vowed "not to lose an inch" of territory.
Myanmar`s president has vowed "not to lose an inch" of territory in clashes with ethnic rebels in a region bordering China, state-backed media said Tuesday, after intense fighting sent tens of thousands fleeing across the frontier.
Myanmar's government on Thursday held a somber ceremony marking the nation's symbolic unification after the colonial era, but a coveted ceasefire with ethnic rebel groups remained out of reach as conflict sweeps across northern borderlands.
Myanmar`s government Thursday held a somber ceremony marking the nation`s symbolic unification after the colonial era, but a coveted ceasefire with ethnic rebel groups remained out of reach as conflict sweeps across northern borderlands.
Myanmar`s state-owned national carrier has changed its name in a rebranding exercise, the company president said on Friday, as the airline tries to attract foreign investment in the face of stiff competition from private rivals.
Seeking to reset ties with Myanmar, China on Saturday signed USD eight billion trade deals with its southern neighbour after relations went through a turbulent period following the country's gradual transition to democracy from years of Beijing-backed military rule.
US President Barack Obama told Myanmar`s rulers its celebrated democratic reforms are backsliding, ahead of a regional summit Thursday designed to showcase the country`s transition from army-led isolation.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech at the ASEAN-India Summit here Wednesday was interrupted within a few minutes apparently because the media continued to remain in the room to cover what was a closed event.