Rangoon mayor defends attempts by regional authorities to push through a controversial city expansion plan, claiming in Rangoon Divisional parliament that it has widespread support.
An ethnic leader expresses doubts over the military’s willingness to sign a nationwide ceasefire as some groups’ proposed inclusion proves problematic for Burma’s commander-in-chief.
A high-profile business forum on Burma is set to kick-off in New York, with executives and government officials to discuss investment in ‘Asia’s last frontier.’
Chinese militants from western Xinjiang have left the country to get “terrorist training” from Islamic State fighters for attacks at home, state media reports.
Across developing Asia, migration from country to city has long been a potential path out of poverty, but less and less is that true today.
Amnesty International says Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands, has grown dramatically.
The Karen Education Department’s secretary explains what it was like to run schools in a war zone and how things have changed since a ceasefire.