Stories By May Wong
129 Jan 2015 Thu
In Part 3 of his exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing expresses support for the military coup in Thailand, but when asked if the Myanmar army would stage a coup in future, he says it is "not possible".
228 Jan 2015 Wed
In part 2 of an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia, Myanmar's army chief Min Aung Hlaing says any amendments to the constitution on military representation in parliament will have to wait, as there are still ongoing conflicts between armed groups.
327 Jan 2015 Tue
Myanmar's military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing sat down with Channel NewsAsia's May Wong for his first interview with a foreign journalist. In Part 1 of the interview, he addresses talk that he will run for president, and whether military representation in parliament should change.
426 Jan 2015 Mon
In Myanmar, opposition to Chinese-backed projects is mounting, with locals alleging that Beijing is only interested in exploiting their natural resources.
521 Jan 2015 Wed
Myanmar's military commander-in-chief says though the military will not unilaterally stage a coup, it will not hesitate to step in to restore law and order when a state of emergency is declared.
620 Jan 2015 Tue
In an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia, Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing says the military needs to be in Parliament because Myanmar is still a young democracy.
719 Jan 2015 Mon
In an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia, Myanmar's military chief accuses some ethnic armed groups of flouting the rules, resulting in clashes with the government military.
817 Jan 2015 Sat
Tensions between Muslims and Buddhists in Rakhine state could have far-reaching implications beyond the state, warned UN Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Yanghee Lee.
901 Dec 2014 Mon
Myanmar has seen a gradual decline in the number of new HIV/AIDS cases annually, from 9,000 in 2010 to about 7,000 last year. But health experts warn of complacency and say more needs to be done to fight the disease in the country.
1025 Nov 2014 Tue
Myanmar has played a pivotal role in helping to ease tensions in the South China Sea during the ASEAN summit, said the country's Information Minister Ye Htut on Tuesday (Nov 25).