Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled plans to attend the UN General Assembly, a government spokesman said as the country draws international criticism over violence against ethnic Rohingya Muslims.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Burma has capsized, drowning at least five people, as the UN said the crisis has pushed more than 125,000 refugees into Bangladesh.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has announced that her government plans to release all political prisoners as quickly as possible, making the declaration her first act in her newly created job as state counsellor.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Burma’s transition to greater democracy after decades of military rule surged ahead as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party continued its election sweep and the government promised a peaceful transition of power.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015