Flooding across Burma continues to take an economic and human toll, causing untold damage to crops and infrastructure and at least 20 fatalities.
Human rights lawyer Robert San Aung launches what could become a landmark case against two police officers involved in a brutal crackdown on student demonstrators.
Burma opened a new consulate in Chiang Mai on Wednesday with the country’s foreign minister Wunna Maung Lwin and ambassador Win Maung in attendance.
Social worker and activist Kyaw Thu will travel to the Philippines next month to accept a Ramon Magsaysay Award for his public service.
The USDP is confident of its chances for success in November and will not attempt to secure victory through unlawful means, according to the parliamentary speaker.
Hollywood movie star Angelina Jolie makes her first visit to Burma in her capacity as a special United Nations envoy for refugee issues.
Mahinda Rajapaksa blamed unnamed conspirators for carrying out anti-Muslim attacks during his tenure, as he tries to woo voters ahead of next month’s elections.
PM Najib Razak has fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics.