December 08, 2021 10:27 am
Suu Kyi was sentenced to a four-year jail term by a Myanmar court which held her guilty of inciting dissent in the first of a series of verdicts. Her sentence was later reduced to two years in jail.
February 04, 2021 11:02 am
Experts say the coup will ultimately leave Myanmar weaker and more beholden to China.
November 08, 2020 11:49 am
Myanmar votes on Sunday, five years after Aung San Suu Kyi’s landslide win. Against the backdrop of a pandemic, Rohingya crisis, and military assertion, a look at what’s at stake for Suu Kyi and her country
December 18, 2017 11:25 am
British military officers pushed for the stronger law over concerns about an "increase in Bolshevik activity", along with geopolitical threats including "the possibility of racial war between Japan and the USA affecting India", the history said.
November 21, 2017 12:39 pm
A counter-insurgency operation launched in Myanmar's Rakhine State has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya out of the Buddhist-majority country since late August.
September 30, 2017 4:30 pm
While the exact reasons for the portrait's removal, remain unclear, there is a general view that the allegations of ethnic cleansing as a result of Mynamar's Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes to Bangladesh is likely to be behind the move.
September 25, 2017 8:35 am
Members of the small Hindu minority appear to have been caught in the middle. Some have fled to Bangladesh, complaining of violence against them by soldiers or Buddhist vigilantes. Others have complained of being attacked by the insurgents on suspicion of being government spies.
September 24, 2017 3:09 pm
Some were given emergency contraceptives, and all were given treatment to reduce the risk of contracting HIV and jabs against hepatitis. Symptoms included 'bite marks over the arms and back, tearing and laceration on the vagina and vaginal bleeding', the doctor said.
September 18, 2017 5:55 pm
In a rare expression of support for the Rohingya from within Myanmar, a group from the Karen ethnic minority, called for the military to halt its operations and for economic sanctions to be considered.
September 11, 2017 1:17 am
Despite Look East talk, Delhi's reflexes have been much slower than Beijing. For India and Myanmar, a challenging road ahead.