29 Dec 2013
Yangon: Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party said that it will contest 2015 parliamentary elections even if the country's constitution barring her from running for president is not amended.
27 Jan 2014
Yangon: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Sunday announced that the WB Group plans to invest USD two billion in a multi-year development programme for Myanmar, a news agency reported. The World Bank President made this announcement on his first visit to Myanmar.
07 Apr 2014
New Delhi: With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) putting on display a video clip of US President Barrack Obama to justify Amit Shah’s controversial ‘revenge’ remark, the Congress took a dig at the Opposition party reminding it of visa denial by US to its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
24 Jan 2014
Geneva: UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay urged Myanmar on Thursday to investigate reports that more than 40 people had been killed in attacks on Rohingya Muslims in the country's strife-torn Rakhine state.
04 Apr 2014
Khost (Afghanistan): A veteran Associated Press (AP) photographer was shot dead and a reporter wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan.
02 Jan 2014
Yangon: Myanmar's leader on Thursday lent his support to reform of the country's junta-era constitution, indicating he would back changes to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to become President.
07 Apr 2014
Noida: When methodical Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui interacted with people in four Indian states for his new role of a TV reporter in a news channel, he was shocked to see that many don't realize the power of the vote - and discovered why "development" is just another word in politicians' dictionary.
07 Jan 2014
Yangon: Myanmar is drawing up a people-centred plan in a bid to achieve the goals for fiscal year 2014-15, state media on Tuesday reported President U Thein Sein as saying.
26 Dec 2013
Yangon: The Kaladan multi-purpose transportation project, jointly implemented by Myanmar and India, is expected to be completed by mid 2014, media reports said on Thursday.
31 Dec 2013
Yangon: Myanmar on Tuesday announced the release of all remaining political prisoners on the last day of 2013. It said that the move aims to ensure stability of the state and lasting peace, to build national reconsolidation and ensure all inclusiveness in the country's political process, a news agency reported.