Stories By May Wong
125 Aug 2015 Tue
As the Myanmar elections draw near, its government is trying to work with Facebook to take down posts aimed at stirring violence.
218 Aug 2015 Tue
Shwe Mann, who remains as Speaker of the House, returned to parliament one week after he was fired, making a statement in what appeared to be an attempt to assuage the fears of the electorate after his sudden ouster.
312 Aug 2015 Wed
As Myanmar battles severe flooding across the country, tour operators are worried visitor numbers this year will be badly affected.
409 Aug 2015 Sun
Scores gather in a pub owned by a Singaporean to watch a live broadcast of the National Day Parade and to sing along to various National Day songs.
506 Aug 2015 Thu
As local and civil society groups coordinate to rush aid to victims caught up in floods, the Myanmar government has played down criticism that it was under prepared for the disaster.
603 Aug 2015 Mon
The floods, seen mainly in upper Myanmar, have so far affected more than 200,000 residents, and inaccessibility to flood-stricken areas may exacerbate the spread of diseases in communities.
729 Jul 2015 Wed
In its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, the US acknowledged that Myanmar had introduced measures to combat human trafficking, but the country did not exhibit any increasing efforts compared to the previous year.
824 Jul 2015 Fri
The Myanmar government may be able to sign the elusive nationwide ceasefire agreement with ethnic armed groups before the end of August, say negotiators after concluding three days of discussions in Yangon.
922 Jul 2015 Wed
Negotiators said they hope a solution to a nationwide ceasefire pact could be reached and signed before Myanmar's elections in November.
1018 Jun 2015 Thu
Many Rohingyas in Rakhine state told Channel NewsAsia that they are waiting for an opportune moment to flee the troubled region, regardless of the dangers.