As Burma is celebrated for growing investment and diplomatic opportunities, there are concerns among local activists and the international community that the country's ongoing human rights abuses will be forgotten....
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Burma asylum seekers rescued by Sri Lanka’s navy last week say they floated for 25 days at sea and 97 people died of starvation after Thailand’s navy intercepted them and forcibly removed their boat’s engine. The Thai navy has denied the allegation. Thirty-two men and a boy now held at...
President Thein Sein of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma) made a speech at the work coordination meeting to carry out the national and regional development tasks held at the President’s Office on Friday, the New Light of Myanmar said today. Vice-President Dr. Sai Mauk Kham, Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Nanda Kyaw...
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