In a big win for student demonstrators, the Burmese government agrees on Wednesday to host quadripartite discussions on education reform.
Mizzima Media Group will cease publication of its local-language print newspaper on March 1, as local businessman Serge Pun ends his involvement with the organization.
Ethnic rebels in Mon State announce that they will not allow a proposed coal-fired power plant to be built in the southeastern state.
The first elected representatives of Rangoon’s municipal government in decades complain that they have been granted little authority in their new posts.
Tokyo appeared ill-prepared when the Islamic State set a ransom deadline and purportedly killed a Japanese man that the extremist group had taken hostage.
The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen has suspended 14 police officers and is investigating a police chief on suspicion of feasting on an endangered salamander.
Investigators probing the crash of an AirAsia jetliner examine records of its automated control systems, and how pilots may have handled a failure.
Amid a tense standoff between police and student protesters in central Burma, a students’ group in Irrawaddy Division will show solidarity by marching to Rangoon.
Government minister Aung Min will meet with student representatives in Naypyidaw after demonstrators were allowed passage into Taung Tha on Tuesday evening.
More than three months since the Burma Army vowed to make itself more available to the media, journalists express frustration that the promise remains unfulfilled.
Some 500 of students marching from Mandalay to Rangoon were allowed to pass through southwestern Mandalay Division’s Taung Tha Township on Tuesday evening after they held negotiations with local authorities.
The Burma Army offers money to the families of two ethnic Kachin schoolteachers who were murdered in northern Shan State, a Kachin Christian group says.
A bomb blast injures a father and son in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township while fresh fighting also flares in northern Shan State.
A herder from northern China’s Inner Mongolia who had been protesting the government’s occupation of traditional grazing land hangs himself outside a government building.
As US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet, the shadow of a third player hangs over the talks: neighboring China.
Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra's Puea Thai Party vowed on Monday it would not retaliate against a political ban imposed on the ousted leader.
The National League for Democracy implores Burma’s government to swiftly get to the bottom of the grisly murder of two Kachin schoolteachers last week.
Rangoon activists start a campaign calling for replacement of the members of Burma’s Election Commission in order to ensure that it will be independent.
A migrants’ rights NGO urges the Burmese government to do more to intervene in the case of a trio of Burmese laborers’ murder in Thailand.
Two men are detained in Namkham Township after a group of antinarcotics vigilantes say they apprehended the duo in possession of illicit drugs.