YANGON Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority.
MYITKYINA, Myanmar The streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw were festooned with banners celebrating 70 years of Myanmar-China relations ahead of the arrival of President Xi Jinping on Friday for his first visit to the Southeast Asian nation as China's leader.
YANGON China's President Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar on Friday to ink massive infrastructure deals and extend influence in a neighbour whose ties with the West were frayed by accusations that it conducted genocidal policies against ethnic Rohingya Muslims.
YANGON Crowds have gathered for the past three evenings in a small park in downtown Myanmar's capital Yangon to hear accusations of genocide delivered thousands of miles away at the United Nation's top court in The Hague.
YANGON A Myanmar judge on Monday extended the sentences of a troupe of satirical performers jailed for mocking the military, in a case that has raised new concern about freedom of expression.
YANGON A Burmese combat medic and cameraman killed in Syria on Sunday travelled there out of a sense of duty to serve others, his friends and family said, days after the 39-year-old was fatally struck by shrapnel from a mortar shell.
YANGON Ethnic rebels in Myanmar have detained and interrogated a lawmaker and several Indian nationals, one of whom died, the rebels said on Monday, in the latest escalation of violence in the restive western state of Rakhine.
YANGON Myanmar has partially lifted a months-long internet shutdown in two western states where government troops are battling ethnic insurgents, a leading telecoms operator said on Sunday, amid peace talks seeking to end the fighting.
YANGON Myanmar's army will court-martial soldiers after a new finding in an inquiry into atrocities in Rakhine state, from which more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a 2017 army-led campaign the United Nations says was executed with "genocidal intent".
YANGON A Myanmar religious leader is facing a legal complaint from an army officer after telling U.S President Donald Trump the military was oppressing and torturing Christians in the Buddhist-majority country, he and a court official told Reuters.