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Act East policy will open markets like Myanmar, ASEAN for East India: President

The Act East policy of the central government will open new markets like Myanmar and the ASEAN countries for eastern Indian entrepreneurs, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Tuesday.

Myanmar says UN chief to attend ethnic peace talks

Officials in Myanmar say United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend a peace conference next week that seeks to end decades of armed conflict with ethnic minority groups.

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar-India border; tremors felt in Assam

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar-India border; tremors felt in Assam

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar-India border region at 7:11 AM Tuesday morning.

India ready to give 'all help': EAM Swaraj to Myanmar

India ready to give 'all help': EAM Swaraj to Myanmar

EAM Sushma Swaraj on Monday met President U Htin Kyaw shortly after arriving in Myanmar.

Myanmar denies clashes between Indian army, ethnic group

Myanmar military authorities have denied that there was a recent exchange of gunfire on its soil between Indian army and a rebellion ethnic group -- the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (khaplang) (NSCN-K), the media reported on Monday.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi says China to support peace talks

Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi expects China to support historic peace talks with armed groups near the countries` troubled joint border, she said Friday during a landmark visit overshadowed by a stalled dam project.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit Myanmar this month - Know details

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit Myanmar this month - Know details

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar on August 22 following the swearing in earlier this year of the new government of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), it was announced on Thursday.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi was to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday in her first major foreign trip since becoming the country`s de facto leader, with a suspended Beijing-backed dam project set to dominate talks.

Myanmar to launch single-stop inspection at borders

Myanmar will deploy single-stop inspections at border gates with neighbouring countries to prevent illegal trade, officials said on Thursday.

China to accord head of state welcome to Aung San Suu Kyi

China will accord a head of the state welcome to Myanmar's top leader Aung San Suu Kyi when she visits here next week, which the official media said is a "small diplomatic victory" for Beijing, considering she is visiting the Communist nation first before going to the US.

China installs radar in disputed waters: Japanese media

China has installed a radar with potential military functions in a disputed area of the East China Sea, Japanese media said Sunday, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two countries.

Measles behind Myanmar's Sagaing outbreak that killed at least 30

Myanmar health officials have confirmed that a measles outbreak is behind the deaths of more than 30 people, mostly children, in a remote part of the country as authorities rush to treat victims.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Islamic State hit list?

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Islamic State hit list?

The Myanmar government is taking the threat against Aung San Suu Kyi seriously.

Suu Kyi tackles military land grabs in test of new Myanmar government

Aubrey Belford, Hnin Yadana Zaw & Antoni Slodkowski/Reuters

Hta Ni (Myanmar): By the standards of her village in Myanmar`s swampy Ayeyarwady Delta, Than Shin was a prosperous woman. She had 20 acres of farmland on which her family grew rice.

Two killed in Mizoram landslide

 A woman and her three-year-old daughter were killed and six others injured when a house was hit by a massive landslide at Ngur village at Mizoram-Myanmar border, police said on Friday.

Aung San Suu Kyi keen to visit India

Suu Kyi led the National League for Democracy to a majority victory in the first openly contested elections in 25 years in November last year.

Myanmar rebels hold rare meet as Suu Kyi yearns for peace

Leaders of Myanmar rebel armies held talks in a war-hit border town on Wednesday, state media reported, as they prepare for a major peace conference with a government desperate to end insurgencies that have plagued the country.

Myanmar's military investigates a 'war crime' in an era of reform

Andrew RC Marshall and Wa Lone/Reuters

Mong Yaw: The first and second bodies pulled from the shallow grave in northern Myanmar didn`t belong to Aik Chin`s missing son. Nor, he prayed, did the third, whose face was unrecognisable from a severe beating.

Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims

Muslims make up just over two percent of Myanmar`s population, government census figures showed on Thursday, undercutting claims by Buddhist hardliners that Islam poses a threat to the dominance of their faith.

Myanmar`s top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners

The body representing Myanmar`s top monks has distanced itself from Buddhist hardliners.