Burma’s government will soon announce which local companies will comprise a consortium to be granted a fourth and final telecoms license in the once-closed country.
Investors in the company that runs Australia’s secretive refugee camps are starting to flex their muscles in a way that may achieve greater transparency and oversight.
Rioters set fire to the homes of seven lawmakers during a rampage to protest new legislation defining who can claim residence in the state of Manipur.
Sri Lanka’s president has asked the country’s newly elected lawmakers to draft political reforms to promote ethnic reconciliation in the post-war era.
With the push to introduce a new Investment Law delayed until after the election, observers have warned that more is needed to enshrine community protections for major projects.
The Democracy and Human Rights Party sees 17 of its 18 candidates fail a vetting process that has barred several Muslims from contesting the election.
Buddhist nationalist group Ma Ba Tha is ratcheting up its public image and eyeing popular support ahead of a general election in November.
Burma’s sluggish trade figures look set to fall below an optimistic government forecast for the financial year, according to Commerce Ministry figures.
Heavy rain over the past few days has inundated parts of Kachin State, including in the jade-rich region of Hpakant, and Mogaung and Mohnyin townships.
Stray fire near a displacement camp in Kachin State causes scores to flee, according to a local religious charity providing aid for conflict-affected civilians.
Prominent Mon businessman Min Banyar San, a major shareholder of Tala Mon Company, is among those driving business ventures in his native state.
Around 200 people gathered in Rangoon’s Strand Hotel on Monday evening for a theater performance by the renowned London-based venture Shakespeare’s Globe.
Two journalists were acquitted Tuesday in a criminal defamation lawsuit filed over an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Burma.
Two sisters and their family were forced to flee their northern India village in May after their brother eloped with a higher caste, married woman.