Suu Kyi: new Mandela or old populist?

Aung San Suu Kyi memorabilia is selling well at the National League for Democracy headquarters in Yangon. Source: William BaldwinAung San Suu Kyi walks a...

Protests over Thailand’s conviction of migrant workers grow in Myanmar

The picturesque island of Koh Tao was shaken by the brutal murders. Photo: Flickr.Angry protests are growing in Yangon following the conviction of two...

Myanmar army boss plea over convictions

Koh Tao has long been popular with scuba divers. Source: Wikimedia Myanmar's army chief has asked Thailand to review the conviction of two of its...

Myanmar ambassador calls for review of Koh Tao murder case

Members of the Burmese community in London protest outside the prime minister’s residence at 10 Downing Street in October last year, to call for...

Border dispute delays China tourist gateway

Myanmar Beer is indicative of protected firms that are struggling in an open market: Source: Wikimedia  A disagreement over border demarcation is delaying the completion of...

Border dispute delays China tourist gateway

Myanmar Beer is indicative of protected firms that are struggling in an open market: Source: Wikimedia  A disagreement over border demarcation is delaying the completion of...

Myanmar heroin trade booming: UN

Most of the profit is generated after the produce has left Myanmar. Source: Wikimedia  Myanmar is the second largest producer of opium after Afghanistan. This...

Yangon to modernise port 

Yangon Port is due to move away from paper documentation. Source: Wikimedia Hitachi Solutions is hoping to have an electronic data interchange (EDI) system for...

Suu Kyi meets army chief and president

President Thein Sein has promised a peaceful transfer of power. Source:WikimediaMyanmar's victorious National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held...

Is Myanmar’s military really loosening its grip on power?

Myanmar’s mobile artillery in action. Source: FlickrMyanmar's Tatmadaw or military appears to be relaxing its iron grip on the country but in many respects...

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