March 27, 2021 10:50 pm
Dozens of people have been killed in a fresh crackdown on Myanmar's protest movement, according to local media. The leader of the military junta marked Armed Forces Day by promising new elections.
February 08, 2021 10:01 am
The growing protests are a sharp reminder of the long and bloody struggle for democracy in a country that the military-ruled directly for more than five decades before loosening its grip in 2012.
February 04, 2021 5:47 pm
For many decades, many governments around the world ignored the name changes, and continued to call the country Burma and its capital Rangoon.
November 06, 2020 1:34 pm
This year, her party is expected to again top the polls, but some critics feel her administration has failed to embrace democratic principles.
September 04, 2017 2:20 pm
The mass exodus of Rohingyas from the predominantly-Buddhist country to Bangladesh comes in the wake of increasing violence between Rohindya insurgents and the Myanmar military. We detail what is happening and why.
September 04, 2017 2:00 pm
"Over the last several years, I have repeatedly condemned this tragic and shameful treatment," Malala said in a statement on Twitter. "I am still waiting for my fellow Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do the same.
May 02, 2012 11:10 am
Suu Kyi's party will occupy a few seats to have any real power in ruling-party dominated assembly.
January 30, 2011 10:30 am
Myanmar is preparing to open its first session of parliament in more than two decades.
November 15, 2010 7:04 am
Where is controversial Bangaldesh author,Taslima Nasreen? People keep guessing about the answer of this question.
July 14, 2009 1:52 pm
US,Britain and France expressed disappointment over Burma's failure to address concerns of the international community to restore democracy in the country and called on the military junta to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi "immediately and unconditionally."