Known as the “Burmese Python,” Kachin mixed martial arts fighter Aung La N Sang is making a name for himself in the US cage-fighting world.
A British NGO calls on world leaders to put pressure on the Burmese president following his proposal that third countries accept Rohingya refugees.
Only a carefully choreographed schedule can avoid Suu Kyi and her US hosts the embarrassment of her addressing the Rohingya issue.
Burma has more reasons than most countries for commemorating World Refugee Day.
Citing human rights abuses in Arakan State by Burmese security forces as well as sectarian gangs, Amnesty International calls for an independent investigation.
A sustainable peace must be restored in Shan State before war refugees can return, said representatives of a Shan civic group.
Suu Kyi meets with Indian premier Manmohan Singh as he concludes a successful visit to Burma.
In its 50th Global Human Rights Report, Amnesty International singles out Burma for violations tantamount to crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Burma’s President Thein Sein has announced that the country will seek to restore its membership with the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
Panic subsides in Southeast Asia and beyond after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake is reported off the Indonesian coast.
Recent media reports concerning a possible re-emergence of malaria at the Thai-Burmese border are unfounded, according to the head of the Shoklo Malaria Research Unit in Mae Sot.
Burma’s Union Election Commission announces the results of 40 seats from Sunday’s by-election—all of which went to the NLD.
Hundreds of supporters dance and sing outside the NLD headquarters in Rangoon as news filters down that the opposition party has swept to a landslide victory in Sunday’s by-elections.