Stories By May Wong
102 Sep 2014 Tue
The Myanmar government aims to harness the country's abundant natural resources to generate clean energy.
201 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.
323 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.
419 Aug 2014 Tue
Myanmar's government is concerned that hate speech over social media is mounting, especially as the country gains more mobile connectivity.
518 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..
608 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.
708 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.
825 Jul 2014 Fri
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors without Borders, has expressed cautious optimism about news that it can resume its medical activities in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
917 Jul 2014 Thu
Myanmar's opposition party, the National League for Democracy, said the public support for their campaign to amend the country's constitution far exceeded their expectations. The campaign calls on citizens to support a constitutional amendment by signing their names.
1010 Jul 2014 Thu
Some in Myanmar have blamed controversial Buddhist monk Wirathu for heightening ethnic tensions with his graphic photos and posts of the recent violence in Mandalay. But he has rejected accusations that he is fanning the fire.