Myanmar on Wednesday announced plans to reform its graft-plagued judicial system, a move met with scepticism by lawyers and activists long used to red tape and poor access to justice during the junta era.
The United Nations on Tuesday said it had been unable to reach thousands of displaced people in rebel-held areas of Myanmar`s war-torn northern Kachin state for two months as soaring tensions after recent clashes raise international alarm.
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.
A New Zealand bar manager is due to appear in a Myanmar court today after he was arrested for allegedly insulting religion by using an image of the Buddha wearing headphones in a promotion, police said.
Myanmar`s government should investigate the military`s alleged killing of a 14-year-old girl whose father is being prosecuted for making "false charges" after filing a complaint about the attack, rights groups said Saturday.
Police have detained 15 people from Myanmar over a string of gruesome murders in a popular Malaysian tourist destination, and believe the killings are linked to ethnic unrest in their native country, reports said on Friday.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to shake up the "bureaucratic inertia" in India, less than a month after he described the Indian leader as a "man of action".
The nominee to become the next commander of US forces in the Pacific says the time isn't right to expand nascent military ties with Myanmar as the Southeast Asian nation remains "firmly under military control."
Three Myanmar nationals have been arrested here in connection with the Burdwan blast, as India and Bangladesh stepped up the hunt for the conspirators along their borders to nab over 100 militants of the outlawed JMB.