Obama to travel to China, Myanmar and Australia in November

US President Barack Obama will visit China, Myanmar and Australia in November as part of his administration's Asia Pacific re-balance strategy and attend key regional summits and meet G-20 leaders, a senior US official said.

Suspected Ebola case found in Myanmar

Myanmar has discovered a suspected case of the deadly Ebola virus disease, the information ministry said Wednesday.

Suspected Ebola case found in Myanmar

Myanmar has discovered a suspected case of the deadly Ebola virus disease, the information ministry said Wednesday.

Northeast militants getting arms from China, Myanmar: BSF

Militants in the northeastern region continue to receive "substantial quantity" of illegal arms and ammunition from China and Myanmar, a senior Border Security Force official said Tuesday.

John Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted Myanmar hotel

The US said today that Secretary of State John Kerry wasn`t breaking any rules when he stayed in a hotel owned by a tycoon blacklisted by the US because of ties with Myanmar`s former military regime.

Sushma Swaraj describes Myanmar visit as `very successful`

Describing her four-day Myanmar visit as "very successful", Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she forcefully articulated India`s position in meetings of ASEAN, ARF and East Asia Summit.

Myanmar invites Narendra Modi for bilateral visit

Myanmar on Monday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to undertake a bilateral visit when he goes there to attend the East Asia Summit on November 13.

Myanmar Parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi charter change bid

Myanmar`s parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi`s opposition calling for an end to the army`s veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said today.

Curfew lifted in Myanmar`s Mandalay city

A dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in Mandalay, Myanmar`s second largest city, was lifted Monday.

Large amount of heroin seized in Myanmar

Nearly 155 kg of heroin along with weapons and ammunition were seized in Myanmar in a number of raids in July-August, media reports said Thursday.

Sushma to visit Myanmar Aug 8-11 for ASEAN meeting

Sushma Swaraj will travel to Myanmar Aug 8-11 to attend the ASEAN-India foreign ministers meeting in the capital Nay Pyi Taw and also the East Asia Summit foreign ministers meeting, an official said on Wednesday.

Saudi men can`t marry women from Pakistan, three other countries

Saudi Arabia has banned its male citizens from marrying women from four countries - Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chad and Myanmar - a police officer said.

Myanmar enforces preventive steps against Ebola

The Myanmar government has taken preventive measures against the spread of Ebola in the country, a health ministry statement said Sunday.

56 arrested over riots in Myanmar

Fifty six people suspected to be involved in a sectarian riot which broke out in Myanmar`s second largest city Mandalay in early July have been arrested, police said Sunday.

Myanmar makes $2.3mn heroin bust in `Golden Triangle`

Myanmar authorities have seized 140 kilograms (310 lbs) of heroin packed into blocks and hidden in a car in the notorious "Golden Triangle" area near the Thai border, police said Thursday.

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in SE Asia

Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to control the disease, experts warned on Wednesday.

False rape claim behind latest religious clashes: Myanmar media

Myanmar`s latest religious clashes began after a Buddhist woman was paid to make false rape claims against two Muslim brothers, state media reported Sunday.

Myanmar jailing of reporters sends `wrong message`: US

The United States has condemned tough jail terms handed down on five Myanmar journalists for publishing a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory.

Seven killed in wall collapse in Myanmar

At least seven people were killed when a wall collapsed in northeastern Myanmar, officials said Monday.

Bangladesh prohibits marriage with Myanmar`s Muslim Rohingyas

Bangladesh has banned official marriages between its nationals and Myanmar`s Muslim Rohingya refugees as they wed and use the marriage certificate for getting citizenship and Bangladeshi passports.