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22 years a slave: Myanmar fisherman reunites with family after long years at sea

Myint Naing is among thousands of Burmese fishermen who are tricked or sold into forced labor in fishing industry, forced to work under harsh conditions with little pay.


Myanmar’s parliament blocks changes to constitution

“I am not surprised with the result. Those who didn’t vote for the change have shown they are against change,” Suu Kyi said.

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Myanmar’s parliament rejects constitutional amendments

Myanmar’s parliament rejected changes to two clauses that would allow Suu Kyi to compete in the elections and remove military veto power.

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In Manipur militancy hub, Myanmar provides what ‘distant’ India does not

Villages bank on barter across the border, militants provide more medical help ‘than state govt ever did’

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China-Myanmar Reset: Suu Kyi in Beijing

If China’s stakes in Myanmar are massive and enduring, Suu Kyi can’t ignore Myanmar’s deep historic ties with China and the logic of geography.

Army foils infiltration attempt in Uri sector of J&K, one militant killed

Myanmar strike: Seven dead bodies recovered, less than a dozen injured, say official sources

Impact on insurgents less than earlier estimates; target was one camp in Onzia and two in Ponyo; NSCN (K) leader, 40 cadres fled camp before strike.


Centre should exhibit maturity, jingoism won’t help special ops: Congress

Indian Army had undertaken a successful cross-border strike with the knowledge of Myanmarese authorities killing at least 38 insurgents

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Myanmar ops: Those who ‘fear India’s new posture’ have started reacting, says Parrikar

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan had on Wednesday had said that “Pakistan is not Myanmar”.

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After Myanmar strike, NSCN-K plans revenge attack; high alert sounded across Northeast

A high security alert has been sounded across northeast after reports that NSCN-K militants have entered India for revenge attacks following Army’s strike in insurgent camps.


Empires of poppies

Myanmar’s drug boom is worrying. Insurgents in the Northeast could tap into it.

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Pakistan is not Myanmar: Pak Interior Minister to India

Khan said that Pakistan would never accept India hegemony and that the ‘Indian leaders should stop day dreaming’.


Myanmar says operation on militants was on Indian side of border

Myanmar on Wednesday maintained that Indian forces had carried out an attack on insurgents inside India and that it would not tolerate rebel groups using its soil to attack neighbours.

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s first visit to China, top leaders to host her

The visit gives Beijing leaders a chance to get to know Suu Kyi at a time when Myanmar has shifted toward Western countries, Japan and other potential investors.

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Manipur ambush: India to ask Myanmar for help to plug border

The border will be blocked in consultation with local Myanmar security agencies, the sources said, given that the militants are believed to have come from the neighbouring nation.


Myanmar brings ashore 700 migrants, US says Rohingya Muslims should be citizens

US President Barack Obama has sought to make Myanmar’s transition to democracy a legacy of his presidency.