Four feared dead in Myanmar military plane crash

The Beechcraft passenger plane, which was carrying five crew members and believed to be on a routine patrol, went down in agricultural land near the airport.

Naga leaders in Myanmar to woo NSCN-K

In a move to bring lasting peace to Nagaland, a group of people representing the civil society in the state has reached Myanmar to bring the NSCN-K back on the peace path.

Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president, hints Myanmar media

Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president, hints Myanmar media

Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi names former general to head key advisory panel

Shwe Mann, the No.3 in the junta that ran Myanmar for half a century before giving way to a semi-civilian government in 2011, grew closer to Suu Kyi in the legislature`s last term.

Suu Kyi urges patience over Myanmar presidency decision

Aung San Suu Kyi tried on Wednesday to calm nerves over Myanmar's tense political

Myanmar's newly-elected house starts first session

 Myanmar`s newly-elected parliamentary House of Nationalities (Upper House) started its first session here on Wednesday as part of the new parliament`s new session after the expiry of the previous term of the legislative body.

New era dawns as Suu Kyi`s party strides into Myanmar parliament

Myanmar entered a new political era Monday as Aung San Suu Kyi`s pro-democracy MPs took their seats in parliament, bearing the hopes of a nation subjugated for decades by the military.

Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party

Hundreds of newly elected legislators, a majority of them from pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party today began a parliament session that will

Myanmar's newly-elected Parliament starts first session

Myanmar's newly-elected Parliament starts first session

Myanmar`s newly-elected Parliament started its first session with the House of Representatives (Lower House) in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday morning.

Curtain falls on Myanmar`s army-led Parliament

Myanmar`s military-stacked parliament began its last session Friday as Aung San Suu Kyi`s pro-democracy party prepared for a dramatic power transfer that will loosen the army`s 50-year clasp on the country.

Myanmar president hails `triumph` of democratic transition

President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar`s transition of power Thursday, addressing a military-dominated parliament for the final time before a handover to Aung San Suu Kyi`s pro-democracy movement.

Myanmar to begin dolphin survey next month

The dolphin conservationists team has been planning to conduct the survey after spotting a rare baby dolphin in a protected area between Mandalay and Kyaukmyaug in September last year.

Myanmar to release political prisoners before power transfer

Myanmar`s outgoing administration of President Thein Sein will free about 15 political prisoners on Friday, and may release scores more, an official from the President`s Office and activists from Assistance Association for Political Prisoners told Reuters.

Myanmar's powerful army picks lawmakers as transition moves forward

Myanmar's powerful army picks lawmakers as transition moves forward

Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing has nominated military officers to their posts in Parliament.

Myanmar peace talks get a boost as Suu Kyi's attends

Myanmar peace talks get a boost as Suu Kyi's attends

Suu Kyi has already shown she is willing to do business with former foes.

Suu Kyi takes part in talks to boost Myanmar ceasefire

Aung San Suu Kyi has for the first time participated in official talks to bring peace with the country's fractious ethnic minorities.

Suu Kyi vows to lead Myanmar peace efforts

Aung San Suu Kyi promised on Tuesday to use her party`s popular mandate to drive Myanmar`s peace process as she outlined a vision of a federal future to ethnic rebels who have battled for decades.

Fresh tremors jolt Assam, just days after Imphal temblor

Fresh tremors jolt Assam, just days after Imphal temblor

Just days after an earthquake measuring 6.8 on Richter scale hit northeast India bordering Myanmar, fresh tremors were felt in Assam on Wednesday.

China lodges protest with Myanmar after land mine injures one

China said on Tuesday it had lodged a protest with Myanmar after a land mine injured a Chinese person on their common border, the latest incident of cross-border conflict to strain ties between the neighbours.

Myanmar aircraft makes emergency landing at Kolkata airport

Myanmar aircraft makes emergency landing at Kolkata airport

Plume of smoke was seen coming out from the aircraft's landing gear.