Stories By May Wong
117 Oct 2014 Fri
The counter-terrorism body, made up of nice working committees, will focus on specific areas such as chemical attacks, combating terrorism financing and gateway security.
216 Oct 2014 Thu
Myanmar will release another 15 oil exploration blocks by the end of next year to international investors, on top of the 40 blocks that have been awarded to the likes of Total, Shell and Chevron.
309 Oct 2014 Thu
Myanmar is the destination for Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha's first official overseas visit. He is set to meet Myanmar President Thein Sein for talks on trade and economic issues.
402 Sep 2014 Tue
The Myanmar government aims to harness the country's abundant natural resources to generate clean energy.
501 Sep 2014 Mon
Myanmar has announced it has a population of 51.4 million people after a provisional count of the country's first census in 30 years. However, the census failed to include some communities in Rakhine, Kachin and Kayin states.
623 Aug 2014 Sat
Myanmar will introduce a code of conduct to prevent the spread of hate speech over social media, as part of a response to last month's communal riots in the country, which had been instigated by the spread of false information online.
719 Aug 2014 Tue
Myanmar's government is concerned that hate speech over social media is mounting, especially as the country gains more mobile connectivity.
818 Aug 2014 Mon
The Myanmar government's chief peace negotiator Aung Min said on Monday (Aug 18) a national ceasefire pact could be signed soon, claiming significant progress in negotiations between the government and armed ethnic groups..
908 Aug 2014 Fri
China has countered criticisms that it is stalling progress on the Code of Conduct (COC) on the South China Sea, saying Beijing is keen to conclude the COC - a binding agreement to manage and prevent further tensions in the South China Sea.
1008 Aug 2014 Fri
Myanmar's Information Minister Ye Htut has said Myanmar as ASEAN Chair will not take sides in any maritime dispute the bloc's members have with China, as the group's foreign ministers gathered in Nay Pyi Taw for their annual meeting.