Stories By May Wong
117 Mar 2015 Tue
A Yangon court has sentenced a New Zealand bar manager and his two Myanmar colleagues to two-and-a-half years in jail for insulting religion by using a Buddha image in an advertisement to promote a drinks event.
213 Mar 2015 Fri
Some civil society groups in Myanmar have launched their own campaigns to spread the message of non-violence, in light of recent clashes between student protesters and the police in Letpadan town.
312 Mar 2015 Thu
Well-known Myanmar activists such as actors, members of parliament and former political prisoners, have gathered to condemn the violent clash between students and police in Letpadan.
411 Mar 2015 Wed
Myanmar's Information Minister says police clashes with student protesters in Letpadan on Tuesday (Mar 10) are "tragic", and that while he believes officers showed "maximum restraint", those found to have used excessive force will be reprimanded.
510 Mar 2015 Tue
Channel NewsAsia's Myanmar correspondent May Wong recounts how a standoff between student protesters and police in Letpadan devolved into a violent crackdown.
605 Mar 2015 Thu
Clashes in Myanmar's Kokang region have caused the suspension of development projects and humanitarian aid for safety reasons.
703 Mar 2015 Tue
A New Zealander and two Myanmar nationals are accused of insulting Buddhism in an advertisement for a bar in Yangon.
804 Feb 2015 Wed
During the hour-long meeting, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong discussed Myanmar's development and the role of the military in maintaining Myanmar's peace and stability.
903 Feb 2015 Tue
Singapore announces two initiatives - reviving a joint ministerial committee to boost economic ties, and agreeing to cooperate in the area of banking and finance - which are aimed at increasing economic cooperation with Myanmar.
1030 Jan 2015 Fri
In the final part of an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia, Myanmar army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said the military will only step in on the president's orders.