India is in discussion with Myanmar to start bus service between Imphal and Mandalay and a joint technical survey was carried out in January to finalise the route alignment, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh informed Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Fighting between the Myanmar Army and ethnic Chinese rebels has handed the long-feared military a public relations coup, with an explosion of praise on social media and even former political prisoners expressing grudging support.
Myanmar`s army Saturday said more than 130 people had died in a deepening battle with rebels in the northeast, declaring it would not rest until stability was restored to the border area which tens of thousands have fled.
India faces the imminent threat of malaria parasites that are resistant to the drug artemisinin, the frontline treatment against malaria, spreading from Myanmar into its territory, putting thousands of lives at risk, researchers have warned.
Myanmar`s Army has continued an offensive to flush out rebels from areas around a flashpoint town on the northeastern border with China, state media said Friday, in 11 days of fighting that have displaced tens of thousands of people.
China should cooperate with Myanmar to prevent "terrorist attacks" being launched from Chinese territory, a Myanmar official said on Thursday after 10 days of fighting between the Myanmar military and insurgents.
Aid workers called today for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the centre of fierce fighting between Myanmar's army and ethnic rebels, after the deaths of two more civilians in an area cloaked by a state of emergency.
Aid workers called Thursday for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the centre of fierce fighting between Myanmar`s army and ethnic rebels, after the deaths of two more civilians in an area cloaked by a state of emergency.
Civilians fleeing bloody clashes between government troops and ethnic rebels in northeastern Myanmar on Wednesday described crouching in terror as a hail of bullets flew around them in an attack on a local aid convoy that wounded two people.
The Myanmar government Tuesday declared a state of emergency and imposed martial law in the Kokang region of Shan state following week-long armed clashes between the government forces and the Kokang ethnic army.
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 decision to revoke temporary identification cards for minorities is raising tensions among its 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims, who have effectively been disenfranchised just days after parliament approved a law affirming their right to vote in a referendum.