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3 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency
Six people were killed and 47 others injured in 20 incidents over the last four days during the Thingyan water festival in Yangon region.
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3 hrs ago | Catholic World News
In an Easter message to his people, Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar speaks of the "excruciating pain" his country has suffered under military rule, and calls for national reconciliation to preserve the path toward democracy.
7 hrs ago | Voice of America
Fighting has intensified in northern Burma as government troops continue a weeklong offensive against ethnic Kachin rebels.
11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
Its distance from the tourist trail affords visitors to the Myanmese city of Bagan a wonderfully private perspective on one of the world's most beautiful historic sites As a fierce afternoon sun finally begins to dip, work on the Ananda Temple begins again.
From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate the New Year.
GWEN IFILL: In 2007, the world got a horrific peek inside the closed world of Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, as the military regime brutally crushed the Saffron Revolution, led by monks and students demanding political freedom.
Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian face charges brought by the Royal Thai Navy for their coverage of abuses allegedly committed against Rohingya Muslims in Thai territory.
Than Win can kill, pluck and disembowel a chicken in less than three minutes. He does it at least a hundred times a day, seven days a week and makes around 300,000 kyats a month.
The business fraternity has mourned the death of Satyadev Prakash Sinha, a well-known industrialist, who passed away on April 11 in Nagpur after a cardiac arrest.
Every afternoon, the long lines start to form, hundreds of men, women and children waiting to dip their plastic buckets into the lotus-filled reservoir just outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon.
Displaced villagers from Thameelay in Rangoon who were provided resettlement by the Democratic Benevolent Karen Army in Karen State are now receiving healthcare from Dr Cynthia Maung's Thailand-based Mae Tao Clinic.
In the harbour in Gwa Township, Arakan State, crews of fishermen sort through nets and ropes as they prepare to spend a night at sea.
Regional Administrations have been the focus of a third of the cases lodged by the newly formed Anti-Corruption Commission and verified by the Ministry of Home Affairs, according to a Burmese lower house MP.
A group of women dressed in green sarong-like longyis and simple white blouses stand around a table piled with census forms, entering neat notations on spreadsheets by hand.
A coalition of aid and relief groups working in Kachin State issued a statement on Monday warning that more than 3,000 civilians have been displaced by fighting in the southeast part of the state, which remains ongoing.
Myanmar authorities on Monday jailed 16 people - including five Thai men - for their involvement in illegal gambling in a hotel in Tachilek province - just across from Mai Sai in the Thai far north - and continued to hunt for three suspects who jumped bail.