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For South China Sea claimants a legal venue to challenge China

Details Hong Kong (Reuters) - When Philippine President Benigno Aquino compared China to the Germany of 1938 and called for global support as his country battles Beijing's claims in the South China Sea, ......

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The Irrawaddy Burma urged to drop census questions on ethnicity religion

Details The International Crisis Group (ICG) is urging the Burma government and the United Nations to amend the country's nationwide census survey, which includes questions that it describes as ......

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Xinhua First Myanmar-German business forum highlights interest of German business

Details The first Myanmar-German Business Forum on Tuesday has shown strong interest of German businessmen, enhancing bilateral trade between Myanmar and ......

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Myanmar National Pleads Not Guilty To Causing Wifes Death

Details ALOR SETAR, Feb 10 (Bernama) -- A Myanmar national pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here Monday to a charge of causing the death of his Indonesian wife last month. Masali Abdul Sukor, 39, ......

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Democratic Voice of Burma Acid factory “burning our eyes” say residents

Details Residents in Kangon village, Latpadaung, have been expressing health concerns over a sulphuric acid plant that is making residents in the area become ......

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Myanmar to cooperate with human rights group

Details Myanmar President U Thein Sein vowed Wednesday to cooperate with an independent human rights monitoring group. U Thein Sein made the remarks when he met with the group made up of three ......

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The Myanmar Times Germany president to visit Myanmar

Details German President Joachim Gauck is scheduled to lead a high-level delegation of parliamentarians and Germany business leaders to Myanmar next week as part of a regional ......

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The Daily Star Don’t push back Rohingyas

Details The United States yesterday urged Dhaka to allow Rohingyas if they escape from violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and permit non-government organisations to provide humanitarian assistance in ......

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Korean loan to potentially improve electricity and communications

Details President U Thein Sein bid Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to allocate a USD $150 million loan from the Republic of Korea towards improving Myanmar's electricity and communications ......

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Ethnic leaders discussing common ground on ceasefire accord

Details The leaders of armed ethnic groups meeting in Laiza are considering extending their talks amid progress towards reaching a common position on a national ceasefire accord with the ......

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Myanmar-made VISA cards set for SEA Games debut

Details Privately owned Co-Operative Bank plans to manufacture and issue prepaid VISA cards in Myanmar ahead of December's SEA Games, CB Administrative Managing Director Pe Myint ......

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Foreign investment figures highlight China’s dominance

Details China's long-held position as the biggest investor in Myanmar has been highlighted by government figures showing it has accounted for nearly a third of all approved foreign investment since ......

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Myanmar hopes political prisoners release will encourage ceasefire

Details In Myanmar, it is widely hoped that the release of more political prisoners will encourage ethnic armed groups to agree on a national ceasefire ......

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Eleven Media Group Organized group behind mysterious string of bombings in Myanmar – Analysts

Details A well-organized group must be behind the mysterious string of bombings across the country, including those in Nampt Kham Township, Northern Shan State on Wednesday and Thursday, analysts ......

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Thailand seizes meth pills worth US$30m

Details Thai police announced on Friday a huge seizure of more than five million illegal methamphetamine pills -- worth about $30 million -- believed to have been smuggled from ......

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