Updated Thursday, November 20, 2014 0:00 am TWN
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party admitted Wednesday it cannot win its fight to change a constitution that bars her from Myanmar's presidency, following a parliamentary decision to postpone amendments until after 2015 elections.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The captain of the small fishing vessel has spent most of his life helping fellow Rohingya Muslims escape persecution and hatred in Myanmar, but now even he is worried about the panicked pace the exodus has taken in recent weeks.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Saturday, November 15, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday urged Myanmar to hold “free, fair and inclusive” elections as he threw his weight behind a bid by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to change a constitution that bars her from the presidency.
Under crushing financial strain, Kumar Budathoki sold one of his kidneys to organ traffickers for US$5,000, a sum he hoped would help set him up for a lifetime free of money problems.
Human Rights Watch criticized the Cambodian government's latest crackdown on dissent, urging foreign donors Friday to condemn an “escalating wave of abuse” against peaceful protesters.
Friday, November 14, 2014
US President Barack Obama on Friday urged Myanmar to hold "free, fair and inclusive" elections as he threw his weight behind a bid by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to change a constitution that bars her from the presidency.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Friday, November 7, 2014
Military activities carried out by Myanmar's powerful minister of home affairs when the country was under dictatorship could constitute war crimes, a new study charges, saying there is evidence that he and two other generals were responsible for the executions, torture and enslavement of civilians by troops during a large-scale offensive against ethnic rebels.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama will meet Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon on Nov. 14 during a six-day trip that also includes stops in China and Australia, the White House said Tuesday.
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