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Thai Army raises border security amid Burma tension

The Royal Thai Army has further tightened already stiff security measures along the border in Tak province in the lead-up to the November 7 election in Burma, according to the Bangkok...

Burma junta snubs UN chief’s call for democracy

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed ‘grave concern’ at the Burmese junta’s negative response to requests to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of the upcoming...

Prospect of civil war looms large in Burma

A mine blast occurred in Kachin State on Wednesday leaving two dead and one wounded. Five villagers from Pinkyaing Village, Pinball Village-tract Mogaung Township stepped on a mine planted by...

Surin’s Burma dream will not come true

The secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has called on Burma’s government to ensure the coming elections help lead to national reconciliation. Surin Pitsuwan hopes Burma’s conflicts...