Pentagon not for normalisation of defence ties with Myanmar

The Pentagon at this point does not recommend normalisation of the defence relationship with the South East Asian country, US lawmakers were told.

Myanmar military launches investor charm offensive

The Myanmar military`s secretive business empire made a rare foray into the public spotlight today, seeking to reassure foreign investors over their treatment in the former junta-ruled country.

Myanmar leader defends military`s political role

Myanmar`s president says the country`s military is likely to retain its quota of seats in Parliament through the next election in 2015.