April 05, 2016 2:01 pm
Thein Sein's ordination as a monk took place on Monday, officials said, four days after presiding over a transition of power to the party headed by Aung San Suu Kyi.
August 27, 2015 8:16 am
Ethnic unrest was long used as an excuse for the army to exercise control over the country's administration, and is a very sensitive issue because it relates to the nation's unity.
August 10, 2014 3:48 am
This is the first time in 17 years after the admission to Asean that Myanmar has Chaired the grouping.
March 26, 2014 10:19 pm
Myanmar has embarked upon wide ranging economic and political reforms since it emerged from nearly five decades of outright army rule in 2011.
December 15, 2013 5:24 am
That would make Gamlang the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia,not just Myanmar.
June 14, 2013 3:32 pm
The statement called Buddhism 'one of the best religions' but didn't condemn atrocities.
May 23, 2013 12:35 am
The US must reckon how best to encourage further reform in Burma
May 03, 2013 2:15 pm
Chinese President Xi Jinping today figured in a US press censorship list.
April 22, 2013 11:21 am
Human Rights Watch also described violence in western Rakhine state as crimes against humanity.
April 01, 2013 1:55 pm
There have been no privately-owned dailies in the country since it came under military rule in the 1960s.