Stories By May Wong
126 May 2016 Thu
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi says the terms will not help resolve the discrimination against them, but did not offer an alternative.
219 May 2016 Thu
On the last day of a 3-day introductory visit to Myanmar, Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan met with the chairman of the former ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party, Thein Sein.
318 May 2016 Wed
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will officially launch the Singapore-Myanmar Vocational Training Institute when he visits Myanmar in June, Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan announced on Wednesday (May 18).
418 May 2016 Wed
Areas of future cooperation include more investments in infrastructure development, agriculture and education, says Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
518 May 2016 Wed
In her first public remarks on the sanctions, Myanmar's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi said the country has "the strength and means to overcome any obstacles" and added that the US is a "good friend".
616 May 2016 Mon
The report made several recommendations for improving police training including facilities upgrading and providing courses in specific areas such as crimes involving corruption.
712 May 2016 Thu
The US$70-million, 250-bed hospital broke ground in January this year, and was to be developed and operated by a joint venture consortium comprising majority shareholder Parkway Healthcare Indo-China.
811 May 2016 Wed
The Asian Development Bank expects Myanmar's economy to grow 8.4 per cent this year but if money laundering activities are allowed to go unchecked, this could erode investor confidence.
912 Apr 2016 Tue
The 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Singapore and Myanmar will be marked by an exchange of high-level visits as well as cultural activities such as a film festival and orchestra performances.
1006 Apr 2016 Wed
With the National League for Democracy enjoying a comfortable majority in the bicameral parliament, any bill tabled by the NLD will likely be passed, but some observers say the party should be more accommodating with its power.