Stories By May Wong
111 Mar 2014 Tue
Critics are questioning the independence of an investigation by a 10-member commission set up by the Myanmar government into allegations of violence in a village in the western Rakhine state about two months ago.
210 Mar 2014 Mon
Media experts say that while Myanmar still has a long way to go in liberalising its media sector, the scene there is not vastly different from that of its neighbours like Cambodia or the Philippines.
309 Mar 2014 Sun
Opposition leader and Member of Parliament Aung San Suu Kyi stated that media practitioners in Myanmar need to exercise greater responsibility in their reporting. She made this call at the launch of Suu Foundation.
405 Mar 2014 Wed
International humanitarian groups operating in Myanmar are considering how they can provide assistance to those in Rakhine state, after Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), or Doctors without Borders, was ordered to stop its operations there.
525 Feb 2014 Tue
Myanmar's top corporate leaders have called on the government to develop a roadmap to help local businesses navigate the new investment environment.
620 Feb 2014 Thu
The Myanmar government is looking to improve its police forces' ability to handle outbreaks of violence, such as those recently seen in Rakhine state.
714 Feb 2014 Fri
United Nations (UN) human rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana said Myanmar still has to deal with "very challenging" human rights issues.
811 Feb 2014 Tue
UN special envoy to Myanmar, Mr Tomás Ojea Quintana, is set to visit the country's troubled Rakhine state to assess if the government has taken steps to improve the human rights situation there.
911 Feb 2014 Tue
Thai rice companies are now exploring new joint venture opportunities with their Myanmar counterparts -- the goal is to leverage on the untapped potential that Myanmar offers as a rice exporter. Myanmar was once the world's top rice exporter, before military rule.
1023 Jan 2014 Thu
Channel NewsAsia on Thursday launched its 13th bureau in Yangon, Myanmar. The Business Insights Seminar at the launch highlighted the progress and challenges of Myanmar's reform process.